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Donald Preiss

Donald Frank Preiss

Sunday, September 5th, 1926 - Monday, April 13th, 2020
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Donald Frank Preiss, 93 years old, lifelong resident of Kenosha, WI passed away Monday, April 13, 2020, at his home.

He was born September 5, 1926 in Kenosha, WI the son of the late Joseph and Alice (Schnuckel) Preiss. Don graduated from Kenosha High School. He proudly served in the United States Navy during WWII and the Korean Conflict. Before retiring in 1986, he was employed by Dynamatic for 40 years, where he met Stella Ceizyk and they married on April 28, 1956 at St. Mary Catholic Church.

In his younger years, Don took singing lessons, and he participated and won in radio broadcasted amateur contests in Kenosha, Milwaukee and Chicago. He was part of a singing group with his father, called the Hawaiian Serenaders as well a group called the GI Octet. Don was proud of the fact that he had regularly donated blood for decades to local blood banks. After his retirement, Don enjoyed watching over his beloved grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife of nearly 64 years, Stella; his children, David Preiss of Kenosha, WI, Mary (Roy) Mukka of Pleasant Prairie, WI and Anne (Troy Bryan) Lynch of Milwaukee, WI; five grandchildren, Melissa (Jay), Joshua, Heather (Shawn), Alex, and Elaine; and five great-grandchildren, Sierra, Sebastian, Samantha, Catalina, and Carlos.

In response to the current health restrictions, a private visitation will be held, and a memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held at a later date at St. Mark Catholic Church, Kenosha. Private entombment will take place in All Saints Mausoleum, Pleasant Prairie, WI.

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Proko Funeral Home & Crematory
5111-60th Street
Kenosha, WI 53144
Phone: (262) 654-3533
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  • Service

    Friday, April 17th, 2020 | 1:00pm
    When
    Friday, April 17th, 2020 1:00pm
    Location
    Proko Funeral Home & Crematory
    Address
    5111-60th Street
    KENOSHA, WI 53144
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  • Interment

    Friday, April 17th, 2020 |
    When
    Friday, April 17th, 2020
    Location
    All Saints Mausoleum
    Address
    3300 Springbrook Road
    PLEASANT PRAIRIE, WI 53158
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A great man has left this earth but will forever be in our hearts. Great memories will live on. All our love. The Preiss IT Team
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