Home  | About  | Contact

Donald Dean Englert

Born: Sat., Apr. 20, 1946
Died: Thu., Jan. 5, 2012

Recitation of the Rosary

6:00 PM Mon., Jan. 09, 2012
Location: Haskell Funeral Home

Funeral Mass

11:00 AM Tue., Jan. 10, 2012
Location: St. Joseph's Catholic Church

Print Obituary   Home Page All Obituaries


Donald D. Englert passed away in Lovell Wyoming, January 5th of Leukemia. Don was born April 20th, 1946 in Bridger Montana, the 11th Child of Jess and Ethel Englert. The family moved to Byron when he was young.
He attended elementary and high school in Byron, Wyoming. He took a job working for Topographic Firm making maps around the Big Horn Basin. He married Ivy Wambeke in 1966. They had 3 children; Lisa, Tray, and Deanna. Don began working for the U.S. Geological Survey in 1965. He worked there for 8 years. He then took a position with the State Engineers office, Water Resource Division in Sheridan Wyoming. He worked in Water Resources for 32 years, retiring in 2003. He began his dream job of transporting RV's from manufacturers to dealerships. He traveled all over the U.S. and Canada, logging 105 to 125 thousand miles a year. In 2008 he actually retired, and spent the spring and summer in Wyoming and winters in Florida and Arizona. He recently moved to Lovell to be near his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife Ivy, son Tray and wife Holly and 4 grandchildren, Dani, Kade, Kaylee, and Alex. He was preceded in death by his parents Jess and Ethel, 2 daughters, Lisa and Deanna, and 4 brothers, Ken, Alfred, Willard, and Gerald, and his 2 sisters, Beverly and Beatrice.
Services will be held on Tuesday, January 10th at 11:00 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Lovell. Burial will be in the Byron Cemetery.

Click to send flowers using our local area florist
Free delivery to our funeral home & save on wire fees
View/Sign the Condolence Book

Click the button to generate a printable document containing all condolences submitted

Condolence Booklet

Shane and Miriam Roberts
   Posted Sun January 08, 2012
When our son Forrest was in grade school, Don helped coach the Little League baseball team Forrest played for. Don was so patient and good with the boys, and in particular really helped Forrest develop his pitching skills. Forrest has fond memories of that experience. Although we didn't know Don well, his kindness to our son and his pleasant interactions with us created happy memories. We send our love to all his family at this time.

Michele Corbett
   Posted Tue January 10, 2012
I''m so sorry for your loss. I met Don several years ago through my husband, Jerry. He was a very personable man. Of course my hubby had a few humorous stories to tell in their growing up years in Byron. I would like to think that they''ve met up with each other and reliving the good old days.

wade burkhart
   Posted Tue January 10, 2012

Larry Stockdale
   Posted Wed January 11, 2012
On behalf of my brothers, Dick and John, I would like to express our sincere condolences. Dick and I worked with Don for many years at the State Engineers Office. He was always a pleasure to work and associate with. We will miss him!

Larry Stockdale

Michael Whitaker
   Posted Wed January 11, 2012
So sorry to hear of Don''s passing, he was a special person to me. We were very close during the years in Ranchester and he helped train me on the water job. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time. Friends are never forgotten...

Loren Smith
   Posted Thu January 12, 2012
So sorry to hear of Don's passing. He was such a strong individual and an influence on everyone who he came in contact with. I will always appreciate all that Don did for me when I moved into the Wind/Big Horn basin. His presence is still felt along the streams and rivers of Wyoming. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

Image: dan / FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Copyright © 2020 Haskell Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved.    | Website by CFS |