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Paul F. Prescher, 75

Sep 10, 2021

Delavan – Paul Prescher, age 75, of Delavan, passed away at his home on Monday, Sept. 6, 2021. Funeral services will be on Sunday, Sept. 19 at 2 p.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church in rural Blue Earth with Rev. Matthew Lorfeld officiating. Visitation will be held on Saturday, Sept. 18 from 4-7 p.m. at Patton Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service. Patton Funeral Home is trusted with the arrangements. www.PattonFH.com

Paul Frederick Prescher was born on June 3, 1946 to Arnold and Everald (Wood) Prescher. He graduated from Delavan High School in 1964 and went into the National Guard. On April 12, 1969 Paul married Ruth Lord. Paul farmed most of his life and drove school bus for 25 years. Much of his free time was spent hunting, fishing, traveling, and watching sports with friends and family.

Paul acquired his pilot’s license and flew for recreation. Paul was a Barber Township Board Member for many years and a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and held many positions there.

In 2007 Paul was injured in an accident that confined him to a wheelchair but he continued hunting as much as possible with a crossbow.

Paul is survived by his wife, Ruth of 52 years; daughters, Rebecca (Daniel) Bump and Debra (Joshua) Runksmeier; grandchildren, Wyatt and Kaylie Bump, Caleb and Natalie Runksmeier; sisters, Lynn Cole, Cheryl Claude; sister-in-law Ruth Anne Lord; and many nephews and nieces; aunt Geneva Prescher (age 96) and many cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents and parents-in-law; brothers-in-law, Dennis Lord and Kenneth Claude.