Edward Prew

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Edward Prew, 72, of McGregor, Iowa passed away Tuesday, April 12, at the Prairie Maison Care Center. 

He was born July 1, 1943 in Eastman, the son of Paul and Laurayne (Phillip) Prew. He served in the US Army during the Vietnam War in bridge construction and as a demolition expert. He married Christine Preston on Feb. 24, 1968 at St. Gabriel’s Church in Prairie du Chien. He worked for Stark’s Sport Shop and built silos with Jones Construction. Ed later farmed in the Prairie du Chien area. Chris and Ed then owned and operated a cleaning service in Prairie du Chien for several years. Chris preceded him in death on Sept. 10, 2015.

He is survived by his children, Debra (Sean) Kelley and Lori (John) Angran both of Albia, Iowa, Edward Prew Jr. of Minneapolis, Minn.; brothers, Bill and Dan both of Prairie du Chien; sisters, Joanne (Roger) Wilhite of Lynxville, Pauline (Larry) Clanton of Prairie du Chien, MaryJo Clements of La Crosse, Phyllis Prew of La Crosse, Ardelle Prew of Prairie du Chien, Geri Prew of La Crosse; his grandchildren, Jimmy, Niki, Dave, John and Seth and Holly; a great grandchild Josie and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; two infant children, Christopher and Francis; three brothers, Alan, Arthur, John and an infant sister.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, April 18, at 11 a.m. at St. John’s Church of the Holy Family Parish, Rev. James Weighner officiating with burial in the Calvary Cemetery both in Prairie du Chien. Military honors will be accorded by the Prairie du Chien Honor Guard. Friends may call on Sunday, April 17, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Garrity Funeral Home in Prairie du Chien. 

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