Edward C. Preo, 78 |
June 8, 1937 — April 22, 2016
Edward C. Preo, 78, of Lake Seven passed away peacefully April 22, 2016, at his home. Ed was born June 8, 1937, in Milwaukee, the son of Richard and Madeline (nee Flasch) Preo. On May 12, 1960, he married Judith R. Fleischman at St. Kilian Catholic Church in St. Killian. Ed served in the U.S. Air Force from 1955-58 and then worked as a postal carrier at the West Bend Post Office. In retirement, Ed worked for Tom’s Custom Millwork, Medical Transfer Vans and Ernie Von Schledorn. He was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Kewaskum. He enjoyed IndyCar racing, “putzing” in his woodworking shop, cooking, camping and traveling.
Ed was a very faithful man and a devoted husband, father and grandfather; he will be greatly missed Survivors include his daughters, Ann (Larry) Johnson of Kewaskum, Yvonne (David) Boettcher of Kewaskum and Michelle Jaeger of Campbellsport; his grandchildren, Andrea (Jason) Jenkins, Bryan and Christa Theisen, Becky (special friend Eric Dumphy) Johnson, Tim (special friend Sarah Lemke) and Michael Boettcher, Lynn and Amanda Preo, and Kyle (special friend Kirsten Lloyd) and Joseph Jaeger; his great-grandchildren, Noah, Heidi, Andrew, Natalie, Riley and Parker; his brother, George (Barbara) Preo of Hampstead, North Carolina; his brothers- and sisters-in-law, Mary of Sheboygan, John and Katie, Aggie, Louise and Rich Fahney, Tony and Chris, all of Kewaskum, Betty and Dennis Krueger of Beechwood, Albert and Joan, Norman “Hubie” and Gloria, and Angela and Tom Schickert all of Campbellsport; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Ed was preceded in death by his wife, Judy on July 26, 2009; his son, Edward P.; his grandson, Mark Jaeger; his granddaughter, Sarah Boettcher; his parents, Richard and Madeline Preo; his sisters, Mary (Tom) Wiegele and Ann Sebanc; his in-laws, Frank and Bernice Fleischman; and his nieces, Christa Fleischman, Jenny Sebanc and Rhonda Krueger.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church (331 Main St., Kewaskum). The Rev. Edwin Kornath will officiate and burial will be Thursday in St. Matthias Cemetery, New Fane.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 3 p.m. until the time of Mass at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to Holy Trinity School or the charity of your choice. Twohig Funeral Home, Campbellsport, is serving the family with guestbook and condolences at www.twohigfunerals.com.