Chief Stan Engdahl, 78 years old, died Monday 12
November 2007 after fighting a house fire in
Marquette. The city of Marquette and the state of
Kansas have lost a legend and a hero. Chief Engdahl
had served on the Marquette Volunteer Fire
Department since 1955 and had been Fire Chief since
1971. Stan was a motorcycle racing enthusiast,
winning 9 state championships, and 5 national
championships. He also was curator of the Kansas
Motorcycle Museum in Marquette since 2003. Stan was
a Corporal in the US Army during the Korea War from
1952 to 1954. He is survived by his wife LaVona
Bless Chief Stan Engdahl and his family.
BRING YOUR MOTORCYCLE FLAG POLE AND FLAG:
WATER AND SNACK. Weather will be 58 to 64 degrees.
Visitation: 1600 hr (4PM) to 1900 hr
(7PM) Thursday evening 15 November 2007 at the Elim
Lutheran Church, Fifth
& Lincoln, Marquette, KS.
Final Staging Area: Lindsborg, KS.
(7:30AM) Friday 16 November 2007 KAPS Phillips
service stop at 81 Hwy and Lindsborg
Take 135 to exit 72 if
going north, take exit 78 if going south.
Line up flags on
motorcycles. Column's of two's.
(8:15AM) Ride Briefing and prayer
0830 hr Departure to Marquette, KS.
Elim Lutheran Church, Fifth and Lincoln.
hr Set up flag line and be prepared
for family arrival and friends.
hr Church Service starts.
Graveside service will
follow at the Lutheran Cemetery west of town.
At Ride Briefing the
avenue of flags at cemetery will be explain.
can, please make this mission to honor Chief Engdahl
who put his life on the line countless times.
Captain: Mike "Renegade" Haas 620-242-9153
Sgt of Arms - ALR 192 - Canton, KS