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I am a Veteran.Preston Prause

April 17, 1935 - October 16, 2018

Preston Prause, 83, of Columbus, Texas passed away on October 16, 2018 in Columbus. He was born April 17, 1935 on a ranch in Wharton County, Texas to Clemons Prause and Almuth Hill Prause.

Preston attended Crescent and Columbus Schools. He received the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Texas A & M in 1959. He served as an officer in the US Army Veterinary Corps. Preston retired from the U.S. Department of Agriculture as a supervisory veterinarian.

Preston was very blessed for most of his life to be able to enjoy family, friends, ranching, cattle, horses and other animals.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Jean, granddaughter Jessica Prause, sister Jacquelyn Prause Rea and husband Pete, brothers Clemons L. "Buddy" Prause, and Robert B. Prause and wife Irene, and other relatives.

Preston is survived by son Paul A. Prause and wife Diane; daughter Lorra A. Prause; son Phillip A. Prause; grandson Daniel P. Prause; sister-in-law Barbara Prause, and other relatives.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, October 18, 2018 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Henneke Funeral Home in Columbus; and visitation on Friday from 9:00 am to 10:00 am at Trinity Lutheran Church in Frelsburg.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, October 19, 2018, 10:00 am at Trinity Lutheran Church in Frelsburg with Pastor Glenn E. Hohlt officiating.

Burial will follow at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in Frelsburg.

Pallbearers are Shelly Prause, Scott Schobel, Daniel Prause, Wade Prause, Russell Prause, and Brant Prause.

Memorial may be given to Trinity Lutheran Church of Frelsburg, P.O. Box 245, New Ulm, TX 78950; or to the charity of your choice.


Preston Prause
April 17, 1935 - October 16, 2018



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