Michele Ann Engle, age 64, of Dixon, died Sunday April 22, 2012, at the Ogle County Hospice Serenity Home in Oregon following a long battle with cancer. She was born in Princeton, May 17, 1947, the daughter of Francis and Joan (Blackburn) Sheridan. She had worked at the Dixon State School and then the Jack Mabley Center until her retirement in 2006.
She was a member of St. Anne Catholic Church in Dixon.
Michele married Warren Engle in Dixon, October 29, 1966.
She was preceded in death by her father.
Survivors include her husband of Dixon; son Todd Engle of Dixon; daughter Tiffany (Terence) Peebles of Kenosha, WI; 1 grandson Nicholas Engle of Dixon; her mother of Dixon; sisters Linda Thompson, Cathy (Ron) Reglin, both of Dixon, Nancy (Richard) Minnier of Dothan, AL; brothers Bob (Theresa) Sheridan, Tony (Kathy) Sheridan, and Johnny (Lori) Sheridan all of Dixon; many nieces and nephews.
Cremation rites have been accorded. Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, April 28, 2012 at 9:30 AM in St. Anne Catholic Church in Dixon, with the Rev. Michael Morrissey, officiating. Visitation will be held on Friday, April 27, from 2:00 until 4:00 and 6:00 until 8:00 PM in the Jones Funeral Home in Dixon. Memorials have been established to St. Anne Church and the Serenity Home.