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John J Prigge

May 24, 1930 — August 10, 2022

John J. Prigge, 92, of Ulysses died Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at Memorial Hospital in Seward, Nebraska.

IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, PLANTS, AND STATUES, Memorials may be directed to: Rising City Volunteer Fire Department, Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, or Nebraska Lutheran High School.

John J Prigge was born May 24, 1930, on the farm near Surprise, Nebraska to Henry and Clara (Struebing) Prigge. John entered the Army in February 1952 where he remained in active service until 1954, transferring to the Army Reserve where he served for 8 more years. On June 15, 1954, he married Clysta Lindstrom, and four sons were born to this union.

John farmed all his life and also sold seed corn. He was a member of the Surprise School Board and the Surprise Township Board. John also served as a Council Member for Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rising City. He enjoyed square dancing, and was a member of the Blue River Squares of Surprise and later joined Harold Squares in Columbus. He and his wife also enjoyed traveling, which included travels to China, Japan, Germany, and Hawaii.

John is survived by his 3 sons, Scott(Mary Ann) of Ulysses, Clifford of Waco, and Rex (Amy) of Ulysses, 1 brother, Ernie(Barb) Prigge of Boise, Idaho, 7 grandchildren, and 8 great grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents, wife in 2013, 1 son, Jeff in 2018, 1 grandson, Kristopher Prigge, 2 brothers, Ivan and Norman Prigge, and 2 sisters, Eleanora Hohndorf and Leona Otte.
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