Louise <I>Becher</I> Prest

Louise Becher Prest

Columbus, Platte County, Nebraska, USA
Death 24 Nov 2001 (aged 95)
Northfield, Rice County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Columbus, Platte County, Nebraska, USA
Memorial ID 23084851 · View Source
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Daughter of Dirk & Catherine (Johannes) Becher.
She was baptized and confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Columbus. She attended Immanuel Lutheran Grade School and graduated in 1924 from Columbus High School. As a youth, Louise was active in the Jr. & Sr. Walther League groups at Immanuel, where she served as the secretary for many years. She worked for many years at Henry Ragatz Company and retired after 18 years from Rogers Motors where she was the office manager.
She married James Prest on November 24, 1962 in Columbus. She was a lifetime member of Immanuel Lutheran Church where she had been active in the choir, ladies circles, LWML, and Bible classes.

Louise is survived by:
Step-Son - Richard (Susan) Prest - Madison, WI
Step-Daughter - Margaret Vanderkolk - Northfield, MN
7 Step-Grandchildren
10 Step-Great-Grandchildren
Many Nieces and Nephews
Louise was preceded in death by:
Father - Dirk Becher
Mother - Catherine Johannes
Husband - James Prest
Brother - John Becher
Brother - Fred Becher
Brother - Diedrich Becher
Brother - Herman Becher
Brother - William Becher
Sister - Anna Inselman
Sister - Hannah Kapels
Sister - Emma Bargman

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  • Created by: Don
  • Added: 24 Nov 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial 23084851
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Louise Becher Prest (3 Aug 1906–24 Nov 2001), Find a Grave Memorial no. 23084851, citing Roselawn Memorial Park, Columbus, Platte County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Don (contributor 46558676) .