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Benjamin Engemann

Mr. Benjamin Matthew Engemann of Marthasville, MO, passed away Saturday, November 6, 2021. He was born August 11, 1999, in Washington, MO, to Kevin (Henry) Joseph and Lee Clara (Nee: Evans) Engemann. He was 22 years old. 

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Ben graduated from Washington High School in 2018. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and spending time outdoors with his buddies. He was very generous and would do anything to help his friends and family. Ben holds a special place in the hearts of all who know him. There are no words to describe how much he will be missed. 

Ben was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Kenneth Engemann, Thomas Evans, Robert Schuetz; and one uncle, William Christian Evans. He is survived by his parents, Kevin and Lee; siblings, Jake Engemann, Lizzie Engemann, and Kyla Engemann; one niece Chevy Engemann; grandmothers, Dolores Evans, Janet Schuetz, and Ruth Marschel; loving aunts and uncles, Mark Evans (Lee), Dan Evans (Tracy), Lynn Breuer (Bill), Annie Orf (Bruce), John Evans (Karrie), Matt Evans, LaVon Lamke (Lester), Michael Engemann, Kenneth “Fred” Engemann Jr. (Sheena Norman); many cousins, friends, and family. 

We will have a Celebration of Life for Ben on Thursday, November 11, 2021, from 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM at Martin Funeral Home in Marthasville, MO. The funeral service will be held the following day, Friday, November 12, 2021, at 10:00 AM at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery north of Perry, MO. We will meet in the parking lot of The Junction Restaurant in Perry, MO at 1:45 and leave promptly for the cemetery at 2:00 PM in procession.

Memorial donations can be made to the family of Benjamin Matthew Engemann (checks payable to Martin Funeral Home, ℅ Martin Funeral Home, 510 East Main St. Warrenton, MO 63383),  or to the Missouri Department of Conservation. Online condolences may be made at www.martinfuneral.net