Edna Elizabeth Prenger

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Edna Elizabeth Prenger, 97, of Jefferson City, died Friday, October 28, 2011, at Golden Living Center. She was born on September 24, 1914, in Wardsville, the daughter of the late John and Ida Hager Stockman. She was united in marriage on January 28, 1936, in Wardsville, to David A. Prenger, who preceded her in death on January 2, 1987. A homemaker, Edna worked for over 20 years in the Jefferson City Public Schools cafeterias. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and St. Ann's Sodality. Edna loved to cook and bake for her family, enjoyed flowers, and was devoted to her faith. Survivors include: two daughters, Janice (Ronald) Buske, Lee's Summit, and Cheryl (Jeffery) Thomas, Jefferson City; 13 grandchildren, Ricky Prenger, Jeff Prenger, Melissa Taylor, Michael Prenger, Greg Prenger, Michelle Roberts, Julie Scott, Mitch Prenger, Christopher Buske, Jeremy Buske, Ryan Thomas, Kyle Thomas, Ashley Thomas; 23 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by two sons, Gerald Prenger and Kenneth Prenger; one great-grandson; four sisters; and six brothers. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m., Wednesday, November 2, 2011, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with the Rev. Dylan Schrader officiating. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-6 p.m. Tuesday at Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home with a prayer service at 6 p.m. Memorials are suggested for Masses to be said on behalf of the Prenger and Stockman families or Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 1206 E. McCarty St., Jefferson City, MO 65101. Those wishing to email tributes or condolences to the family may do so at

Published October 30, 2011