Joy Ellen Engle, 53 of Warsaw, Indiana passed away Monday July 1, 2013 at 8:59 PM at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka. She was born on February 1, 1960 in Dallas, Texas to Harold Edward and Virginia Joy (Bowerman) Lucht.
She was a lifetime resident of Kosciusko County. She received her BA degree in Education from Indiana Wesleyan University. Then Joy received her Masters degree in Education from Walden University.
Joy married Jay Engle in Mentone, Indiana on October 10, 1981. She was a member of Warsaw Wesleyan Church. She was affiliated with the New England Historic Genealogy Society (NEHG) and Womens Ministry and Book Club, Warsaw Wesleyan Church
She was a reading specialist teacher for Lincoln Elementary School.
Joy is survived by her husband Jay of Warsaw; 2 sons Jared (spouse Stacy) Engle and Jason Engle both of Warsaw; her mother Virginia Joy Lucht of Warsaw; a brother Harold Alan (spouse Jennifer) Lucht of Warsaw; 2 grandchildren Lillyan Marie and Sophia Noel Engle both of Warsaw. She is preceded in death by her father Harold Edward Lucht who died on February 7, 2000.
Funeral services are scheduled for Monday July 8, 2013 at Mchatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw at 10:00 a.m. with Pastor Gale Janofski officiating.
Visitation is scheduled for Sunday July 7, 2013 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw.
Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery Warsaw, Indiana.
Memorial Contributions are to Kosciusko County Cancer Care Fund PO Box 1810 Warsaw, IN 46581-1810 or Warsaw Wesleyan Church 2402 West Old Road 30 Warsaw, IN 46580.