Walter Lengel Sr., 95

Walter E. Lengel, Sr. 95, of Denver, died at 3:30 p.m., Sunday, May 13, 2018, at his home.

He was born April 28, 1923, in Huntington, to Leon E. and Catherine C. (Smith) Lengel.

Walter was a World War II U.S. Army veteran.  He married Mary J. Legg in Huntington on April 1, 1969. He worked 14 years at Diehl Machines in Wabash, in salvage yards for 20 years, owned a taxi service 3 years, and was a self employed auto body man several years. 

He is survived by his wife, Mary Jane Lengel of Denver; four children Pamela Lengel of Indianapolis, Kathy Lengel of Denver, Walter E. Lengel Jr, of Kernersville, N.C., and Michael  Lengel of Denver; eight grandchildren, Travis (Vicki) Lengel of Logansport, Taz Lengel of Peru, Starr Lengel of Denver, Michael Lengel and Ashley Lengel, both of Wabash, David Trisler, Jr. of Logansport, James (Jodi) Trisler of LaFontaine, Indiana, and Diana (Jeremy) Tucker of Wabash, eight great-grandchildren, and his brother, Leon E. (Betty) Lengel Jr. of Wabash.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his daughter, Brenda Trisler, sister, Jeanette Greer, and two brothers, Donald and Richard Lengel.

There will be no services. Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service of Wabash is in charge of arrangements.

The memorial guest book for Walter may be signed at


Posted on 2018 May 15