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JanEtte Frances Engel

Fort Walton Beach, FL | The Destin Log

JanEtte F. Engel passed away on September 9, 2022 after a brief second battle with cancer.

Jan was born on October 26, 1941 in Steubenville, Ohio to James H. and Francis S. Toner.

She was married on August 6, 1966 to Norbert W. Engel in Frankfurt/Main, Germany and moved back to the US in 1979 with her husband and three sons, Christopher, Sebastian and Jeremy, where they bought the Marina Motel on Okaloosa Island in Fort Walton Beach. In 2005 the Engel’s moved to Baker, Florida.

JanEtte is predeceased by her brother James Toner and her grandson Julian S. Engel.

She was a devout Catholic, Mother and Grandmother and an exceptional, wonderful and loving Wife.

---- We miss her very much——

Her funeral will be on Friday, October 14, 2022 at St. Mary Catholic Church - 110 St. Mary Ave SW Fort Walton Beach. Visitation will be from 10:00 AM to 11:00AM and Mass from 11:00 AM to 12:00 Noon with burial at Beal Memorial Cemetery, Ft. Walton Beach, Florida. A reception will follow after the Burial at the Parish Life Center – St. Mary Catholic Church.

Please R.S.V.P. to if you plan to attend the reception -Thank you! Expressions of love and sympathy may be viewed and placed at

Posted online on September 20, 2022

Published in Northwest Florida Daily News