Obit: Prestien, Harlan Everett (1928 - 2015)

Contact: Robert Lipprandt 

Surnames: Bauer, Kolbeck, Lantz, Prestien

----Source: WIGM/WKEB Obituaries (Medford, WI) 10/12/2015

Prestien, Harlan Everett (17 APR 1928 - 11 OCT 2015)

Harlan Everett Prestien, age 87, of Unity, passed away Sunday, October 11, 2015 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield.

A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, October 13 at 6:00 PM the Maurina-Schilling Funeral Home in Abbotsford. Family and friends are welcome from 4:00 PM until the time of the service on Tuesday, at the Funeral Home in Abbotsford. Interment will be in Waterloo, IA on Wednesday.

Harlan was born on April 17, 1928 to Everett and Hilda (Bauer) Prestien in Iowa. Harlan was united in marriage to Norma Lantz on October 23, 1949 in Tripoli, IA.

Harlan was passionate about polka music. He enjoyed watching Mollie B. polka on Saturday night. He also enjoyed milking cows, and hated to give up farming. He loved to bowl in Abbotsford and Colby and also dance. Harlan loved to spend time with his children and grandchildren. Harlan liked to watch sports, especially the Green Bay Packers, Milwaukee Brewers and the Wisconsin Badgers.

Harlan is lovingly survived by his wife; Norma, his children; John Prestien of Unity and Daniel (Marlene) Prestien of Black Creek; his grandchildren; Diedre Kolbeck, D.J., Molly, Meredith and Deven and one great-grandchild; Angela Kolbeck. He is further survived by his sisters; Delores and Judy.

Harlan is preceded in death by his parents, one brothers and one sister.

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