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James Preeshl

February 18, 1929 - January 03, 2019

James Preeshl James E. Preeshl
ONALASKA -- James E. Preeshl, 89, of Onalaska died peacefully Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, at the Bethany Riverside Care Center.
He was born in La Crosse, Feb. 18, 1929, to Joseph and Viola Preeshl. Jim was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of the Roy L. Vingers American Legion Post 52 and the Post 52 firing squad. Jim was a longtime member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Onalaska and was a very proud grandpa.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Lois; three children, Lori Schiltz (special friend, John), Jay (Renee) Preeshl and Jeff (Sherri) Preeshl; five grandchildren, Jim (Becki) Schiltz, Stacy Schiltz (Jay and Ayden), Jill (Mitch) Norton, Brad Preeshl and Joel Preeshl; step-family, Nate (Lacey) Baum and Ruby and Ian Baum; two great-grandchildren, Cooper Schiltz and Mabel Norton; a sister-in-law, Faye Allen; and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; and three brothers, Richard, Robert and Roland.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Onalaska. The Rev. Kyle Laylan will officiate. Entombment will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, at the Schumacher-Kish Funeral & Cremation Services of Onalaska, 907 Sand Lake Road and from 10 a.m. until the time of services Wednesday at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to St. Patrick's Catholic Church or Roy L. Vingers American Legion Post 52. Online guestbook is available at www.schumacher-kish.com.
Published on January 6, 2019
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8 posts

Peter Helstad
Jan 09, 2019
... so many good memories!

My condolences to you
Lois, Lori, and the entire family.

Peter Helstad
Jeanne Riley
Jan 08, 2019
Jeff & Sherri Preeshl I am so sorry for your loss. May he rest in peace. 🙏. My apologies I could not make it.
Michael Manske
Jan 07, 2019
Preeshl family sorry for your loss.
Sandy Drake
Jan 07, 2019
I am so sorry Lois . Please except my sympathy to you and the rest of the family . R.I.P. Jim... God Bless ...
Sandy Drake
Judy Conrad
Jan 07, 2019
So sorry for your loss. Wish I could be there with you. Jim was a super nice person. May our Lord comfort you and your family during this difficult time in your lives. God bless you all. Love and hugs, Judy Conrad
Kathleen Murray
Jan 06, 2019
Dear Lois and family,
Please accept my sincere sympathy on the loss of Jim. May he Rest In Peace.
Jim Schwaegerl
Jan 06, 2019
Great memories with Jim on the Honors Squad and Jim was the Best toast maker at the S O S breakfast. Condolences
Nancy Cunningham Larkin
Jan 06, 2019
Remember all the fun times on the river!