THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Larry V. Pravechek
Issue Date: April 17, 2014
Larry V. Pravechek, 74, of Luxemburg, passed away Saturday morning, April 12, surrounded by his family.
Born in Luxemburg to Frank and Frances (Jisa) Pravechek on April 21, 1939, he served in the United States Army Reserves after graduating. He married Germaine A. Ostrenga at SS. Cyril and Methodist Church in Poland on May 30, 1961. He began Pravechek Farm Supplies in Luxemburg.
He was a hard working man that took pride in his custom farm operation and partnership with his family. He loved his John Deere equipment, held a passion for working the land and enjoyed sharing ideas with neighboring farmers.
Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Germaine; children, Lori Pravechek, Lee (Jennifer) Pravechek, all of Luxemburg; five grandchildren; two brothers-in-law and three sisters-in-law, Mitch (Terry) Ostrenga, Poland, Jean Ostrenga, Green Bay and Renee (Miles) Kresl, Crivitz and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Gladys (Jim) Parker and two brothers-in-law, Jim Ostrenga and Dan Ostrenga.
Friends called at McMahon Funeral Home, Luxemburg from 4 p.m. until time of a Parish prayer service at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, April 14, with Deacon Bob Miller officiating. Visitation continued from 9:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. on Tuesday, April 15 at St. Mary Church, Luxemburg until time of a funeral service at 11 a.m. Rev. Milton Suess officiated with burial in St. Mary Cemetery, Luxemburg.