Nathan Dean Stengel, 36, floor installation technician, Warwick grad, amazing cook with a heart of gold

By on August 17, 2016

Nathan Dean “Buddy” Stengel, 36, died unexpectedly July 31, 2016 in his home in the Chicagoland area.

He was born Dec. 31, 1979, in Arlington Heights, Ill. Formerly of Lancaster County, Buddy was a graduate of Warwick High School.

He worked as a floor installation technician. Buddy loved baseball, and was an amazing cook. He was a gentle and loving man with a heart of gold. He had the ability to turn a gray sky blue with his humorous antics.

Buddy was preceded in death by his mother: Cindy Zochowski; and stepmother; Bonita Stengel.

He is survived by his father: Harold Dean Stengel Jr., Ephrata; daughter: Alexis Stengel, 16, Lancaster; daughter: Emma Stengel, Crystal Lake, Ill.; sister: Stephanie Stengel, Reading; step-brother: Jeff Hummer, Manheim; stepsister: Tamara Dunlap, Ephrata; fiancée, Michelle; grandparents, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and many others who had the honor of knowing Buddy.

There will be a celebration of life held in Pennsylvania on Aug. 27. For further information regarding the service, contact Tamara Dunlap at or via Facebook Messenger.

Arrangements entrusted to Marengo-Union Funeral Home, Marengo, Ill. Online condolences may be made at

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