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Wallace Engrav, 89

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Wallace Vernon Engrav, 89, of Red Wing, died Thursday, July 10, at the Villa at Hi-Park.

He was born April 3, 1925, in Peterson, Minnesota, to Carl and Elida (Olson) Engrave and graduated from high school there in 1944. For over 16 years, he worked for a car dealership in Rushford.

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He was united in marriage to Alice (Peterson) Rhude on Sept. 24, 1966, in LaCrosse and they lived in Red Wing. He was employed at Jorgenson's as a parts manager for 33 years until his retirement. He continued to work until he was 85, driving cars and scheduling pick-ups for the dealership.

He was a member of United Lutheran Church and the Red Wing Elks Lodge BPOE #845. He enjoyed traveling, driving and going to his early morning breakfast group at Bev's and the Whistle Stop.

He is survived by his wife, Alice; a step-son, Edward (Mary) Rhude of Spicer; two step-grandchildren, Elizabeth (Todd) Reiman of Minnetonka and Scott Rhude of Willmar.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Frank; and a sister, Audrey Overland.

Memorial service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 16, at United Lutheran Church with Reverend Karl Rydholm officiating. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, at Mahn Family Funeral Home, Bodelson-Mahn Chapel and for one hour prior to the service at the church.

Memorials preferred to United Lutheran Church or St. Brigid's at Hi-Park.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.mahnfamilyfuneralhome.com.

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