Gregory John Engrav
- October 5, 1974 - January 30, 2012
- Solon, Iowa
of Gregory's Passing
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“I just heard the news today that you are gone. I am deeply saddened by your loss. I will never forget the good times we had when I worked with you....Read More »
1 of 33 | Posted by: James Peterson - New London, WI
“To Amy and Engrave Family,
Greg was an awesome person really enjoyed working with him. He will be sorely missed as will Zach.
The...Read More »
2 of 33 | Posted by: Madelyn Cooper - Cedar Rapids, IA
“Uncle Frank and Aunt Carolyn I was so sad to hear about the tragic loss of Greg and his son. I am sure they will be deeply missed. Our thoughts and...Read More »
3 of 33 | Posted by: Chris Engrav Robbins - Killeen, TX
“I'm so sadden to learn of your lost, may God be with you and your family in this time of need.
4 of 33 | Posted by: Reta Engrav-Weston - Temecula, CA
“To the Engrav/Redlinger Families,
I can't imagine the sadness for both families and friends. Like I said before I worked with Gary years ago...Read More »
5 of 33 | Posted by: Mary Ann Nida (Pfab) - IA
“Our thoughts and love for the Engrav family and Amy and her family. Our hearts hurt for everyone. Sharon and Joe
6 of 33 | Posted by: Sharon & Joe Manone - WI
“My deepest condolences to the Engrav family. I use to hang out with Greg on the younger years and have a lot of great memories.
I am so sorry for...Read More »
7 of 33 | Posted by: Tina Ruby (Meeks) - Palo, IA
“Aunt Carolyn,Uncle Frank,Deb,& Deanna, So sorry to hear about this tragic loss.Greg was always such a happy go lucky ,always brought smiles and...Read More »
8 of 33 | Posted by: Patty Thornton - Spring Hill, TN
“Deb, Jeff, and family
Wanted you to know we are thinking of you and are so sorry for your losses. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the...Read More »
9 of 33 | Posted by: Pat and Sheryl OConnell
“Deb & Family,
So very sorry to hear about your brother and nephew. Please know that your entire family has been in our thoughts and prayers during...Read More »
10 of 33 | Posted by: Mark & Jodi Havertape - IA
“So sorry to hear the loss of Greg. I knew him all my life growing up with him on the same street. Many memories of the old school Cedar Hills days....Read More »
11 of 33 | Posted by: Matt Sommers - Old School Friend
“Frank and Mama Car,
I am so sorry to hear about Greg. It is a shock to us all. I'll always remember spending the night there, getting up early an...Read More »
12 of 33 | Posted by: Rich Reed - Fairfax, IA - friend
“Frank & Carolyn....we are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers will be with you.
Doug & Pam Fuller
13 of 33 | Posted by: Doug & Pam Fuller - Marion, IA
“We are very sorry for your loss, Greg was always smiling and so much fun to be around. Our thoughts are with you in this very sad time.
14 of 33 | Posted by: Josh and Veronica Weeks - Walford, IA
“I know for certain that we never lose the people we love, even to death. They continue to participate in every act, thought and decision we make. ...Read More »
15 of 33 | Posted by: Nicole kladivo Weaver - Hiawtah, IA
“Greg had a lot of good friends! I knew him in H.S. The night was always more fun if Engrav was there. We will all miss you Engrav! But thanks to...Read More »
16 of 33 | Posted by: Mike Barnes - Cedar Rapids, IA
“Frank and Carolyn our thoughts and prayers go out to your family may the lord be with you and GOD BLESS YOU.
17 of 33 | Posted by: Patrick & Betty May - Janesvile, WI
“Frank and Carolyn
We are truly sorry for your double loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Please accept our deepest sympathy.
Laurel and...Read More »
18 of 33 | Posted by: Laurel & Bud Byrne - Cedar Rapids, IA
“May God give you comfort and strength during this very difficult time. The entire Engrav family are in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless!
19 of 33 | Posted by: Tiffani Fratzke and Kevin Curl - IA
“I love you, Greg. I'm so sorry for my whole family. You are all in my thoughts and prayers
20 of 33 | Posted by: Victoria McIntosh Oxendine - FL
“Deepest Condolences This is something that no one should have to go through. You are in my prayers
21 of 33 | Posted by: Dawn Mahles - NEWARK, DE
“So sad to hear of the passing of your son and grandson. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Brian (Peggy) Blahnik
22 of 33 | Posted by: Brian Blahnik - Walford, IA
“Oh those blue eyes! What a lover... Psa 116:15,"PRECIOUS in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints." Our loss is the Saviour's gain. I will...Read More »
23 of 33 | Posted by: Cindie and Byron Bishop - LA
“I am so sorry to hear of your tragic loss. may God bless and comfort you in the days ahead and may you find strength in the arms of God. love, Nancy...Read More »
24 of 33 | Posted by: Nancy Roland - Cedar Rapids, IA
“Carol, Frank and family:
We are so very sorry for your loss. Keeping you all in our prayers
Mark & Vickie Blahnik
25 of 33 | Posted by: Vickie Blahnik
“Dear Engrav family,
You guys are in our thoughts and prayers and we are very sorry for this tremendous loss. Their presence will surely missed by...Read More »
26 of 33 | Posted by: John and Kelly Cover and family - IA
“Carolyn, Frank, & family
I am so sorry to hear of your loss of your son Greg and Grandson Zach. Please know that my thought are with you all...Read More »
27 of 33 | Posted by: Lea weldon - Iowa city, IA
“Your in my thoughts Deanna. Amy, you don't know me, but my thoughts are with you too. Stay strong sweetie. I am so sorry.
28 of 33 | Posted by: Sheree (Giebelstein) Bryant - IA
“Greg was an up-lifter! He always had a way of brushing negativity away quickly, turning around and making everyone smile. He was more than a good...Read More »
29 of 33 | Posted by: Ethan Adkins - Des Moines, IA
“Deanna and family, we are so very sorry for your loss of Greg and Zach. You are in our prayers and thoughts.
30 of 33 | Posted by: Wally & Annette Hansen - IA
“I am so sorry for your loss Greg was a great friend an will be missed I have a lot of memories of greg an his sister growing up.Again so sorry for...Read More »
31 of 33 | Posted by: nathan vasquez - las vegas, NV
“To all of the Engravs: I am SO very sorry for your loss of Greg and Zach. They will Forever be in your hearts.
33 of 33 | Posted by: Amy Koester - Kansas City
Gregory John Engrav, (37), and Zachary John Engrav, (5), father and son, died from injuries received in a car accident near Solon, Monday, January 30, 2012.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, February 4, 2012, at the St. Mary's Catholic Church in Solon. Following the funeral service a time of fellowship and refreshments will be held at the church for their family and friends. Burial will follow this time at the Oakland Cemetery in Iowa City. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the church. In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established in Gregory and Zachary's memory. Online condolences may be sent for their families through the web @ www.gayandciha.com.
Gregory John Engrav was born October 5, 1974, in Cedar Rapids the son of Francis and Carolyn (Mathias) Engrav. He married Amy Redlinger on May 28, 2009, in Maumelle, AR. For many years Greg worked for American Income Life Insurance Company. He liked the outdoors, hunting and fishing. Greg loved his family and friends; in fact he was one of those that you would say, "he just never met a stranger". He was the life of the party, always the jokester, a man that enjoyed life, and those around him enjoyed him.
Greg's family includes his wife, Amy; son, Nate; sisters, Debra O'Connell-Moore (Jeff) of Iowa City; and Deanna Engrav (Tom Estrada) of Cedar Rapids; and his parents, Francis and Carolyn Engrav of Cedar Rapids.
Zachary John was born May 11, 2006, in Iowa City, and presently was in kindergarten at Lakeview Elementary School in Solon. Typical of a five year old, full of energy, laughter and love! He enjoyed playing his 3DS, wrestling with his dad or playing tickle jail with him, adored his best friend, brother Nate; and loved his dog, Lexi.
Zachary's family includes his mom, Amy; brother, Nate; grandparents, Donna and Gary Redlinger of Solon; Carolyn and Francis Engrav of Cedar Rapids, and Mark and Nancy Andrews of Canada; great-grandparents, Marian and John Redlinger of Solon.
February 03, 2012
4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
St. Mary's Catholic Church
1749 Racine Avenue NE
Solon, IA 52333
February 04, 2012
St. Mary's Catholic Church
1749 Racine Avenue NE
Solon, IA 52333
Saturday February 04 2012
Iowa City, IA
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