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In Memoriam
April 07, 2022

Dr. Holger Engels


It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of the much beloved Dr. Holger (“Hoagie”) Engels at the age of 61.

He will be sadly missed by his wife Carol Engels, daughters Samantha (Bradley), Shelby (Chris), and Sarah, his two young granddaughters June and Lily, his mother Ellen, his sister Astrid (Martin), his nephew Neil, and niece Julia, and many very close friends and neighbours.

He served the community of Bonfield and North Bay region as a family physician for more than 20 years. He was well known by his patients for his caring demeanour, patience and generosity. He was a brilliant physician who was well-respected by his peers. He was an avid sports fan, hockey player, golfer, fisherman and lover of the outdoors.

He will be joyously reunited in the afterlife with his beloved shih-tzu Cindi-Lou Who.

A private ceremony will be held for close family members at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, we would like to kindly request that donations be made to North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority or a charity benefiting wildlife of your choice.