Silas (Si) EngebretsonSilas (Si) Engebretson, 88, of McVille, ND died Friday, August 16, 2013 in Wheatridge, CO. He suffered a stroke while visiting family and spent his last days in the loving care of Collier Hospice.
Silas was born July 9, 1925 in McVille, ND. He married Harriet Gullickson December 28, 1947. During their 65 years of marriage, he was a farmer and a grain elevator manager. They enjoyed winters in Weslaco, TX in their retirement years. His love of trees gave him many years of enjoyment planting them at Pleasantview Farm, the city of McVille, and the McVille Golf Course. It was Si’s love of golf and trees that led to many years of tireless efforts at the McVille Golf Course, leaving a lasting legacy for all. He took up golf in his 50’s and it became a hobby he would enjoy for the rest of his days. At 82, he hit a hole in one while playing with friends in Weslaco, TX.