Friday, February 7th, 2014
Cathy Jo Prenger
Cathy Jo Prenger, 50, Celina, passed away at 7:20 p.m. Feb. 5, 2014, at her home with her family.
She was born Dec. 31, 1963, in St. Marys, to John and Jill Hollman Bowers, who survive in St. Marys. On Aug. 11, 1990, she married John Prenger, who survives.
Also surviving are her children, Austin and Shelby Prenger, Celina, and brothers, Mark (Patty) Bowers, St. Marys, and Dan (Barbara) Bowers, Bell Center.
She was preceded in death by an infant brother, Eric L. Bowers.
She graduated from St. Marys Memorial High School with the class of 1982. She was employed at Goodyear Tire & Rubber in St. Marys and was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Celina. She was a 4-H advisor/member for Auglaize, and then Mercer counties. She was a Girl Scout and Rainbow Girl of St. Marys. Riding horses was her passion; she was a life member of the American Quarter Horse Association and volunteered at the Lima Equestrian Therapy.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, the Rev. Kenneth G. Alt officiating.
Calling is 2-6 p.m. Sunday and from 9-10 a.m. Monday at Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home, Celina.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Celina or Mercer County Fairground 4-H Horse and Cattle Show Barn.
On line condolences may be made at LHDfuneralhome.com.
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