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Fallen Fire Chief Stan "The Man" Engdahl

Marquette, KS

Friday, November 16, 2007

Fire 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 Engdahl.
God Bless Chief Stan Engdahl and his family.
BRING 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.
0730 hr  (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.
0815 hr  (8:15AM)  Ride Briefing and prayer
0830 hr                 Departure to Marquette, KS.  Elim Lutheran Church, Fifth and Lincoln.
0900 hr                 Set up flag line and be prepared for family arrival and friends.
1000 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.
If you can, please make this mission to honor Chief Engdahl who put his life on the line countless times.
Ride Captain:  Mike "Renegade" Haas  620-242-9153
                     Sgt of Arms - ALR 192 - Canton, KS