Obituaries << Back to Obituaries


John Egel

Birth Date: January 22, 1926
Death Date: January 19, 2017

John Egel, 90, of Fairview Park, passed away Thursday, January 19, 2017.
Devoted husband for 58 years of Helga Egel; beloved father of Margot E. (Richard) Maurer and John E. (Sheryl) Egel, and the late Diane (nee Egel) Bobofchak; loving grandfather of Stefan and Erik Maurer, and Nicole Egel; caring brother of George (Mary) Egel Jr.
John was a volunteer and member of the Donauschwaben’s German-American Cultural Center where he was involved in the senior club and enjoyed bowling with the Keglers. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed traveling and camping with his buddies, but above all else, he loved his family and spending as much time with them as possible.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, January 22, 2017 from 4-8PM in the Sunset Chapel, 6245 Columbia Rd. North Olmsted, OH 44070 where funeral services will be held on Monday at 10AM.
Donations in John’s name can be made to the Donauschwaben’s German-American Cultural Center, 7370 Columbia Road, Olmsted Township, Ohio 44138.

January 22, 2017
4:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
Sunset Chapel
6245 Columbia Rd. North Olmsted, OH 44070
Get Directions
Funeral Service
January 23, 2017
10:00 am
Sunset Chapel
6245 Columbia Rd. North Olmsted, OH 44070
Get Directions
Add Entry
  1. So sorry to hear! Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Hannelore, Anneliese, Theresia and Hubert Julian

  2. Dear Tante Helga, Margaret, Richard, Johnny, Sheryl, Erik, Stefan and Nikki – we are so sorry to hear of Onkel John's passing. I have fond memories of him, his quiet and gentle spirit was exemplary. Wishing you all strength and courage for the coming days ahead. Hugs across the miles. Love Heidi & Uwe

  3. John Egel ..Kind, smart, quiet and strong. Rest in peace Mr Egel you will be dearly missed but not forgotten.

    Deepest sympathy to Mrs.Egel, Margot and Johnny and the entire Egel family!

Add Entry to Guest Book

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


Upload Photo or Video

  • Choose Media to upload from your computer
  • OR Add a link to online media (YouTube, Vimeo, etc.).