My dad died on this day twenty-two years ago. I was 11 years old:
The text in the Houston Chronicle read:
John F. Engler, Jr. died age 39. November 22, 1987, in Denver. Services will be at Graveside, Forest Park Lawndale, December 5 and 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers send donations to John Engler Memorial Fund, c/o/ Margo Bergesen, P.O. Box 105, Round Mountain, Tx. 78663.
Sucks to lose a dad when you’re 11. Sucks to lose a dad period.