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Jeff Engstler

November 14, 1961 — December 22, 2021

Jeffrey "Jeff" N. Engstler, 60, of La Crescent, MN died on Wednesday, December 22, 2021, at his home with his family at his side.
Jeffrey Norman Engstler was born on November 14, 1961, in La Crosse, WI, to Robert and Mercedes (Benson) Engstler. Jeff was raised in Houston and was a 1980 graduate of Houston High School. He married Wanda Palmer. They were later divorced. Jeff worked for Nelson Construction for several years and at Northern States Power for many years until his retirement. Jeff enjoyed carpentry and classic rock, especially Neil Young.
He is survived by his mother, Mercedes; two sons: Alex and Zach Engstler; and three siblings: Jim Engstler, Karen Christiano, and Lori VanGundy.
He was preceded in death by his father, Bob Engstler.
There will be a celebration of life for Jeff at 11 am on Wednesday, January 5, 2022, at Hoff Funeral Home in Houston, MN.
Please leave a memory of Jeff and sign his online guestbook at

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Wednesday, January 5, 2022

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Hoff Funeral and Cremation Service - Houston

710 E Cedar St, Houston, MN 55943

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