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Bernard James Prinzing

April 23, 1931 ~ April 8, 2020 (age 88)


Bernard J. “Bernie” Prinzing, age 88 of Emily died on April 8, 2020 at his home.  He was born on April 23, 1931 in Faribault to Henry and Lucille (Duffney) Prinzing.  Bernie married Katherine Mollenhauer in Medford on October 3, 1949.  He was the owner and operator of the Trader’s Palace Marine in Outing and a former owner of Vacation Properties Real Estate in Emily for 12 years.  He was a member of St. Emily’s Catholic Church and was a member of the Millwright Local 548, Minneapolis.  Bernie was an avid outdoorsman.


Bernie is survived by his wife, Katherine; three daughters, Meri (Jack) Lysne of Outing, Roxane LaBore of Emily and Beverly Horwath of Moose Lake; one brother, Stanley (Rona) Chavie of Faribault; one sister, Gail (Richard) Cross of Faribault; six grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren.


Preceding Bernie in death are his parents, a brother, Duwayne Chavie and one sister Mary Chavie.


A private service is being held. Burial will be at the Pine Ridge Cemetery in Emily.  Arrangements are with the Koop Funeral Home in Crosby.  


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