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“We have never met-nor have we met Kelby-she looked like a bright beautiful girl-and heaven has gained a beautiful soul -we lost our daughter in 2010...Read More »
1 of 54 | Posted by: Roxanne Hirsch - Paton, IA

“God Bless Kelby ”
2 of 54 | Posted by: Janet Johnson - Ames, IA - Friend

“You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
3 of 54 | Posted by: Kristin Longhenry-Riebe - FL

“So sorry for your loss of one so young & beautiful. My thoughts & prayers are with you. ”
4 of 54 | Posted by: Sherri Paul - Ames, IA - coworker

“Our prayers have been with you all and will continue to be. Words cannot describe the sadness we feel for you.Please know you are all in many...Read More »
5 of 54 | Posted by: Dee Cole - Ogden, IA - Neighbor

“may your hearts be filled with awesome memories of sweet kelby - ”
6 of 54 | Posted by: Tammy Kruse - Lake Havasu City, AZ

“I don't believe we have ever met, but we have a 20 year old daughter. May God lift you up and give you strength. God bless ”
7 of 54 | Posted by: Corey and Annette Hockemeier

“My thoughts & prayers are with you all. ”
8 of 54 | Posted by: Angi Ellsworth

“Troy, I am very heartbroken for you and your family. It's been many, many years, but Tony and I are keeping you and yours in our thoughts and prayers...Read More »
9 of 54 | Posted by: Jeni Rose - Ankeny, IA

“Laurie - May your faith and memories help you through this difficult time. My deepest sympathy to your entire family. ”
10 of 54 | Posted by: Cheryl Sansgaard - Ames, IA

“Engleen family, I don't know you & I did not know Kelby, but you have all been in my thoughts & prayers. May God give you the peace at this very...Read More »
11 of 54 | Posted by: Amy Peterson - Boone, IA

“I really didn't know but love her family. Anything that would crush them would crush me too. She was taken to soon and it is always hard to...Read More »
12 of 54 | Posted by: Ruth Ann Raulston - Boone, IA

“We are so very sorry for your loss. May God wrap His arms around all of you and give you all strength. ”
13 of 54 | Posted by: Cathy Petersen - Friend

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of loss. You have our deepest sympathy!Colleen Vanderflught and family(Janice Lindeman's daughter) ”
14 of 54 | Posted by: Colleen Vanderflught - IA

“Laurie - so sorry to hear of the loss of your daughter. May your memories you hold dear in your heart sustain you thru this difficult time now and...Read More »
15 of 54 | Posted by: Pat Sickerson - Madrid, IA

“Laurie, you have my deepest sympathy in the loss of your dear daughter, praying for you and your loved ones in this difficult time!!! Again hugs and...Read More »
16 of 54 | Posted by: Tina

“My deepest sympathies to the Engleen family. ”
17 of 54 | Posted by: Shawn Taylor - Des Moines, IA

“I am so very sorry to hear of your loss. Please know that your family will be in my prayers. If there is anything I can do, even just listen, let me...Read More »
18 of 54 | Posted by: Eric Dickson - Des Moines, IA

“Sorry for your loss ”
19 of 54 | Posted by: Mike Cobb - Urbandale, IA

“My thoughts and prayers are with you, Laurie. My heart aches for what you must be going through at this difficult time. ”
20 of 54 | Posted by: Chris Knight

“What a beautiful soul taken too young-prayers, love and hugs too all the family. ”
21 of 54 | Posted by: Donna Stoneburner - Cumming, IA

“Sending prayers and hugs...from Bucky and Coleen ”
22 of 54 | Posted by: A friend

“Laurie and Troy, I am so unbelievably sorry for your loss. My heart aches for you and your families. ”
23 of 54 | Posted by: Joni Doolan - Port Charlotte, FL

“Our sympathy and love to you all. From dmacc Family. May God give you strength. ”
24 of 54 | Posted by: Sandi Johnson - Boone, IA

“thinking of all of u prayers ”
25 of 54 | Posted by: brenda johnson/sims - pampa, TX

“So sorry for your loss. My thoughts are prayers are with you Troy and your family. ”
26 of 54 | Posted by: Denise Van Pelt - Ogden

“I'm so sorry for your loss ... thinking of you, love you. ”
27 of 54 | Posted by: Patsy Duncan - Ames, IA - friend

“I'm so sorry for your loss Laurie and Troy my heart aches for you. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. ”
28 of 54 | Posted by: Patty Buckley - Ogden, IA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with u all during this difficult time. ”
29 of 54 | Posted by: Kristy (Iverson) and Charlie Perkins - OH

“Deepest condolences goes out from my heart. My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
30 of 54 | Posted by: Matthew Haddy - West Des Moines, IA

“Laurie - My heart just aches for you and your entire family. Although I never met your precious daughter, I do know how much she is loved! I pray...Read More »
31 of 54 | Posted by: Patty & Jeff Prouty

“Our deepest condolences to the entire family. Kelby was such a beautiful girl and heaven has gained quite an angel. ”
32 of 54 | Posted by: Kim & Bob Ohge - Boone, IA

“I did not know Kelby, but my heart breaks for what you are going thru. Your memories will help. ”
33 of 54 | Posted by: Marlys Curry - Ogden - Friend

“My thoughts and prayers to the family of Kelby. Although I didn't cross paths it breaks my heart that she was taken so early. May God be there to...Read More »
34 of 54 | Posted by: Pam Owenson - Harcourt, IA

“Thinking of Kelly's family and wishing them peace and comfort as they remember her. My door at work will always be open to you Laurie. Hugs my...Read More »
35 of 54 | Posted by: Gloria Hill - Roland, IA

“Very sorry for your tragic loss of your precious Kelby. Love you Laurie ”
36 of 54 | Posted by: Caree Severson - friend

“No words can express our sympathies to all of you during this time. Our hearts ache with you. For peace. ”
37 of 54 | Posted by: Cliff and Jamie Barker

“Lots of love. So sorry for your loss. ”
38 of 54 | Posted by: Victoria Mintken - Lincoln, NE

“We are so sorry for the loss, of your beautiful princess! Our heart is breaking for you . If you need anything please let me know ! with love the...Read More »
39 of 54 | Posted by: LuAnn and Doug Elsberry - boone, IA

“I am so very sorry for the loss of your daughter. God has called her home way too early. ”
40 of 54 | Posted by: Rita and Tim Knight - Boone, IA

“My prayers are with you cherish your memories ”
41 of 54 | Posted by: Michelle Catron - Emerson, MO

“I'm so very sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
42 of 54 | Posted by: Michelle WYRICK - Boone, IA

“Jan, Troy, and family, our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this very sad time; hold tight to your memories, and to each More »
43 of 54 | Posted by: Lori Beam - Ogden, IA

“Such a beautiful young lady, so sweet and kind, she will be always ”
44 of 54 | Posted by: Terry Dannatt - Boone, IA

“My thoughts and prayers to the family- I love you, Laurie, Kerry, Brad, and Maryln- my second family- thoughts and prayers to all the Engleen family...Read More »
45 of 54 | Posted by: Donna Stoneburner - Cumming, IA

“We are sending healing thoughts and prayers to Laurie, Troy, Taylon and family. Kelby was such a Brite spot on this Earth.She will be truly missed by...Read More »
46 of 54 | Posted by: Vicky and Tim Lonergan - Boone, IA

“My thoughts and prayers for your family. ”
47 of 54 | Posted by: Cheryl Ihle (Simpson) - Ogden, IA

“Our condolences to Laurie, Troy, and family ”
48 of 54 | Posted by: Catherine Hay - Boone, IA

“God Bless you as you go through this difficult time. No words can comfort you enough, but please know that our thoughts and prayers are with your...Read More »
49 of 54 | Posted by: Carrie Self - Boone, IA

“Thank you Kelby for treating my grandson Hudsyn Wheeler with love. RIP Angel. My thoughts and prayers to your family. ”
50 of 54 | Posted by: Kristin Ohlin - Aurora, NE

“May the God of comfort help you during this difficult time and may the love of those around you help you through the days ahead. ”
51 of 54 | Posted by: larry & Deanna Leichliter - Ogden, IA

“I am so sorry for your loss. I will miss seeing Kelby's beautiful smile at Olde Main. ”
52 of 54 | Posted by: Ben Ueland - Ames, IA

“Heartbreaking. ”
53 of 54 | Posted by: Rita Brueland - Boone, IA

“Our sincere sympathies in your tragic loss ”
54 of 54 | Posted by: Kenny & Marge Bollenbaugh - Boone, IA

Kelby Engleen, 21, of Ogden, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m., Thursday, March 23, 2017, at the Community United Methodist Church in Ogden. Rev. Gary Hoyt will officiate. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery in Ogden. Visitation will be, Wednesday, March 22, 2017, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., at United Methodist Church. For online obituaries and condolences please visit:

Kelby Layne Engleen was born on March 23, 1995, in Ames, Iowa, the daughter of Troy and Laurie (Johnson) Engleen.
Kelby graduated with the Ogden High School class of 2013. She was attending D.M.A.C.C. In Boone. She was working as a waitress at Olde Main Brewing Company in Ames.

Kelby enjoyed being outdoors and was always ready for an adventure, especially with her best friend Sydney Neubauer. She enjoyed camping, fishing, hunting and tubing down the river. She also enjoyed shopping and going on trips.

She is survived by her father, Troy Engleen of Ogden, her mother Laurie Engleen of Boone, her brother, Taylon Engleen, her paternal grandparents Dwight Engleen, of Slater, Janice Engleen, of Boone. Her maternal grandmother, Marilyn Straight of Boone. Her aunts and uncles Chalon Engleen, of Ogden, Brad and Sharron Johnson of Missouri, Kerry and Justin Weeces, of Ames, her cousins Ashley Johnson, Jake and Caitlin Weeces, and Megan Engleen.

She is preceded in death by her grandparents Bruce Johnson, step-grandfather Don Straight and great grandparents.

Memorials may be left to the discretion of the family.