Shawn Forrest Mengel
Mr. Shawn Forrest Mengel, 39, passed away Saturday, May 31, 2014, at Methodist Hospital in Houston, with his family by his side.
Shawn was born September 9, 1974, in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, the son of Kathleen Parker and Michael Mengel, and was a resident of Houston, Texas, and Las Vegas, Nevada. Shawn graduated from Alvin High School in 1993 and continued on to receive a degree from Texas A&M in Industrial Engineering.
Shawn worked as an industrial engineer at Intel for five years, subsequently working in property management and real estate. Shawn enjoyed traveling the world, philanthropy, and business.
Shawn is survived by his parents, Kathleen Parker, Minnesota, and Michael Mengel, Wisconsin; siblings, Erin Aburajouh, Texas, Michael Mengel, Minnesota, Christal Mengel, Kansas, Chad Mengel, Wisconsin, and Danielle Parker, Minnesota; and nieces and nephews, Emily Etie, Texas, Kyle Etie, Texas, Elizabeth Mengel, Kansas, Elena Mengel-Wallsch, Kansas, and Parker Mengel-Wallsch, Kansas.
Shawn was preceded in death by his grandparents, Bea Mengel, Wisconsin, William Mengel, Wisconsin, Melvin Rieck, Minnesota, and Lucile Rieck, Minnesota.
Funeral Service is going to be held on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at Carnes Funeral Home (exit 15) 3100 Gulf Freeway, Texas City, Texas 77951
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Life Gift, www.lifegift.org