Richard Preister, 85, of Lindsay, died Friday, Dec. 23, 2022, at the Good Samaritan Society in Albion. Richard is survived by son Kenny (Shirley) Babel of Columbus, son Larry Babel of Plainview, daughter Judy (Dan) Lucht of Yankton, SD, son John “JP” Preister of Lindsay and daughter Kristine (Mark) Stock of St. Edward, grandchildren: Heather (Ryan) Martindale of Waverly, Naomi (Dave) Starman of Grimes, IA, Heather (Ryan) Bernt of Lincoln, Travis “TJ” (Katie) Turner of Omaha, step-granddaughter Necol (Jeff) Arens of Omaha, Cole and Grace Preister of Lindsay, Daniel Stock of St. Edward, Andrea Stock of Lincoln, Eric Stock and Nicholas Stock of St. Edward, great grandchildren: Harrison, Nevaeh, and Thaxton Martindale, Elle Starman, Taylor and Easton Bernt and Morgan Cumming, step-great grandchildren Natalie and Josephine Arens, sisters JoAnn Rossell and Bernette Hamling, sisters-in-law: Mardell Preister, Mildred Preister, Dorothy Schaecher and Charlotte (Ray) Jemison, brother-in-law Melvin Schrant, several nieces and nephews.
Richard was preceded in death by his wife Geraldine Preister in 2021, son Allen Babel in 2018, parents Bernard and Anna (Babel) Preister, mother and father-in-law John P. and Mae (Cuba) Paprocki, sisters: Angela (Charles) Sand, Bernice Preister, Helen (Earl) Wegener, Mary Ann (Sister Bernice) Preister OSF and Imelda Wilson (Dennis Melcher), brothers: Art (LaRose) Preister, Alvin Preister, James Preister and Leon (Shirley) Preister, sisters-in-law: Helen (Jim) Evans and Mary Jean Schrant, brothers-in-law: Gordon Rossell, Ed Hamling, Don Schaecher, Francis (Katie) Paprocki and Emil (Margie) Paprocki.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be on Monday, Jan. 2, 2023, at 10 a.m. at the Holy Family Catholic Church in Lindsay with Fr. Steve Emanuel celebrating.
Visitation will be on Sunday from 5-7 p.m. with a Vigil Service at 7 p.m. Visitation will continue on Monday from 9 a.m. until the service time, all at the church. Interment with military honors will be in the parish cemetery.
Condolences may be sent to www.duesmanfc.com.
Duesman Funeral Chapel of Humphrey was in charge of arrangements.
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