Obituary for Arnold L. Praeuner
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Arnold L. Praeuner

October 10, 1931 ~ June 26, 2020 (age 88)

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July 1, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Home for Funerals Chapel
708 Georgia Avenue
Norfolk, NE 68701

Funeral Service
July 2, 2020

10:30 AM
St. John's Lutheran Church
305 S. 2nd Street
Battle Creek, NE 68715

Funeral Services for Arnold L. Praeuner, age 88, of Norfolk will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, July 2, 2020 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Battle Creek.   Reverend B.J. Fouts will officiate.  Burial will be in the church cemetery.  Military honors conducted by the Nebraska Army National Guard Honor Guard, American Legion Post 75 and the American Legion Riders.  Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at the Home for Funerals Chapel, 708 Georgia Avenue.  Home for Funerals is in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Praeuner passed away Friday, June 26, 2020 at the Norfolk Veterans Home.

Arnold was born October 10, 1931 in Madison County, Nebraska to Louis and Meta (Steuck) Praeuner.  He grew up on the family farm south of Battle Creek. 

Arnold served in the U.S. Army from May 5, 1952 until May 6, 1954. 

On June 10, 1956, Arnold married Constance “Connie” Werkmeister at the Congregational Church in Stanton.  They made their home south of Battle Creek on the family farm.  Arnold farmed until 1987.  Arnold enjoyed farming, fishing, carpentry, puzzles, flowers, sunsets and nature movies.

He is survived by his children Cindy Praeuner of Arlington, WA, Randy (Renee) Praeuner of Norfolk, Starr Praeuner of Arlington, WA, Jeff (Michelle) Praeuner of Norfolk and Wayne (Tamela) Praeuner of Battle Creek, grandchildren Danica, Derrick, Jonathan and Clara Praeuner, sisters Irene (Melvin) Freudenburg and Norma Knapp.

Arnold was preceded in death by his parents, wife, and sisters Martha Magill and Catherine Meisinger.

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