Friday, April 5th, 2013
Mildred E. Prenger, 85, Coldwater, died April 4, 2013, at Celina Manor.
She was born July 27, 1927, in Chickasaw to Roman and Justina Evers Kuess. On May 3, 1952, she married Edwin F. Prenger, who survives in Coldwater.
She is also survived by four children, Nicholas Prenger of St. Henry, Kenneth Prenger of Chickasaw, Daniel (Joyce) Prenger of St. Henry and Debra (Randy) Rindler of Tipp City; 11 grandchildren, Bill, Brian (Stacy), Eric (Kerry), Kimberly, Mark, Kelsey, Jason and Kyle Prenger, Michelle, Lyndsey and Matthew Rindler; brothers and sisters, Ernest (Gladys) Kuess of Coldwater, Elmer Kuess of Celina, Dolores Muhlenkamp of Portland, Ind., and Irene (Paul) Heckman of Dalhart, Texas; and in-laws, Esther Kuess of Chickasaw, Angela Prenger, Mildred D. Prenger and Werner (Norma Jean) Prenger, all of Coldwater, Viola Schmidt of Osgood, Mary Ann Lefeld of St. Henry, Ralph (Ruth Ann) Prenger of Botkins, Alma Meyer of Fort Loramie, Cletus (Rosann) Prenger of Minster and Therese (Roger) Schmidt of McCartyville.
She was preceded in death by two daughters-in-law, Mary Kay Prenger and Joan Prenger; two grandchildren, Christopher Prenger and Karla Prenger; a sister, Dorothy Tuente; a brother, Lavern Kuess; and in-laws, Clarence Tuente, Irma Kuess, Alvin Muhlenkamp, Alvina (Vernon) Ahrens, Norbert Prenger, Leonard Prenger, Raymond Schmidt, Delores (Louis) Meyer, Martin Lefeld and Herman Meyer.
She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Coldwater, and the St. Ann's Altar Sodality. She did volunteer work for the church and school and enjoyed cooking, family gatherings and bingo.
Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. Monday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Coldwater, the Rev. Richard Walling officiating. Burial will follow in St. Elizabeth Cemetery, Coldwater.
Calling is 1-7 p.m. Sunday and 9-10 a.m. Monday at the Hogenkamp Funeral Home in Coldwater.
Condolences may be left at hogenkampfh.com.