Mildred T. Engel, 82, Hutzler's store supervisor...

January 05, 2001

Mildred T. Engel, 82, Hutzler's store supervisor

Mildred T. Engel, a homemaker and former department store supervisor, died Sunday at Westminster Asbury Manor in Bradenton, Fla., from complications of Alzheimer's disease. The former longtime Towson resident was 82.

During the late 1950s and early 1960s, Mrs. Engel was supervisor of Hutzler's infant department at the company's Westview store.

Mildred Timanos was born and raised in the Pimlico section of Baltimore and graduated from Forest Park High School.

In 1943, she married John L. Engel, who survives her.

Until she moved to Clearwater, Fla., in 1995, Mrs. Engel was an active member of Arlington Presbyterian Church in Pimlico, a leader of the Pioneer Girls, and a member of the church's duckpin bowling league. She moved to Bradenton three years ago.

She enjoyed gardening and was an accomplished seamstress who made clothes for family members.

A memorial service is being planned for June.

A son, Brett K. Engel, died in the 1970s.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, K. Wayne Engel of Richmond, Va.; a daughter, Judy M. D'Onofrio of Cub Hill; and two grandchildren.

William F. Kidd Sr., 78, automobile dealer

William F. Kidd Sr., an automobile dealer, died Monday of cancer at his Cockeysville home. He was 78.

After working for other dealerships, he opened Bill Kidd's used cars on 25th Street at Harford Road in 1960.

In 1973, he joined his son, William E. Kidd of Phoenix, in buying stock in Timonium Toyota in Cockeysville. A year later, they acquired a Volvo franchise. The business became Bill Kidd's Timonium Toyota Volvo. He was president at the time of his death.

Born in Baltimore and raised in Irvington, he attended Mount St. Joseph High School.

During World War II, he served in the Army in France and was discharged with the rank of staff sergeant.

Mr. Kidd enjoyed playing golf and gardening.

In 1950, he married Marian Kreul. She died in 1996.

A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 11 a.m. today at St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, 101 Church Lane, Cockeysville, where he was an usher and a member since 1964.

In addition to his son, he is survived by a daughter, Bridget Ludwig of Sweet Air; a brother, John Fran Kidd of Cockeysville; three sisters, Catherine Thompson of Catonsville, Madge Keegan of Woodlawn and Dorothy Barrett of Rehoboth Beach, Del.; and two grandchildren.

Cesare Musiani, 87, restaurant manager

Cesare Musiani, a retired restaurant manager, died Sunday of complications of pneumonia and Parkinson's disease at Howard County General Hospital. He was 87 and lived in the West Hills section of West Baltimore.

Until he retired in 1984, he was food and beverage manager at the Sheraton International Hotel, Broadway and Orleans Street.

In the 1960s, he owned and operated Pratt Street Garden, a restaurant and neighborhood bar in downtown Baltimore. He also assisted a brother, Fred Musiani, who has since died, in running Club Continental on Howard Street next to the Baltimore Arena, and advised him in operating Angelo's Restaurant on 28th Street in Ocean City.

He had been an accountant for construction projects in northern Italy; Buenos Aires, Argentina; and Honduras before moving to Baltimore in 1962.

He was born and educated in Naples, Italy, where he played semiprofessional soccer as a young man.

In 1950, he married Luisa Bianco, who survives him.

A Mass of Christian burial was offered yesterday.

He is also survived by a son, Bert Musiani of Marriottsville; a daughter, Anna Fiorio of Clarksville; and five grandchildren.

Emmert Bowers Doub, 89, garden products salesman

Emmert Bowers Doub, a gardening products salesman, died Sunday of cancer while visiting his son in Columbus, Ohio. He was 89 and had lived in Stoneleigh for 51 years.

Until he retired a year ago, Mr. Doub was a manufacturer's representative for the Twin Oaks line of gardening supplies produced by Frey Brothers Manufacturing in Quarryville, Pa.

During the 1950s and 1960s, he had been a vice president of Harbor Sales Co., a plywood firm in downtown Baltimore.

Born in Hagerstown, he was a graduate of Hagerstown High School and the Johns Hopkins University.

During World War II, he served in the Navy as a contract negotiator in Washington. He was discharged with the rank of lieutenant.

In 1946, he married Mary Powles. She died in 1992.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow at Ascension Lutheran Church, York and Yarmouth roads.

He is survived by his son, David Norman Doub of Columbus; a daughter, Mary Emmert Link of Baltimore; a sister, Harriet Long of Hagerstown; and four grandchildren.

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