Mary B. Prescher — Lake City

LAKE CITY — The funeral service for Mary B. Prescher will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Elgin, with Rev. Terrill Bramstedt officiating. Burial will be in the Elgin Cemetery.

Mrs. Prescher, 97, of Lake City, died Wednesday (July 8, 2009), at the Lake City Nursing Home.

Mary Belle Tittrington was born Oct. 14, 1911, in Elgin Township, Wabasha County. She graduated from Elgin High School where she was captain of the girls basketball team. On Oct. 29, 1932, she married Albert Prescher in Elgin. The couple continued living in Elgin where they owned and operated the Skelly Superservice. Albert died Feb. 28, 1993. Mary then moved to Lake City in 2002, and in 2005 moved to the Lake City Nursing Home. She was a longtime member of the Trinity Lutheran Church and served as an officer in the Ladies Aide. She had also been a member of the Elgin homemakers club. Mary enjoyed gardening, flowers, crafts, knitting, fishing, photo taking, cooking and baking.

Survivors include a son, Wesley (Marian) Prescher of Elgin; a daughter, Marylyn (Maurice "Bud") Fricke of Lake city; six grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Art Tittrington of Plainview; and one sister, Irene (Wallace) Abbott of Lake City. She was preceded n death by her parents, James and Cora (Tyler) Tittrington, and her husband.

Friends may call one hour prior to the service Tuesday at the church.


Memorials are preferred to the Trinity Lutheran Church.

Schad & Zabel Funeral Homes, Plainview is in charge of arrangements.

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