Ed Prenger

January 27, 2019 GMT

Memorial services for Edmund J. “Ed” Prenger, 82, Quinlan, Texas, were Friday, Jan. 25, at Faith Outreach in Greenville, Texas. The Rev. Rance Moore officiated. A celebration of life will be in March 2019 at Robert Lee, Texas.

He died Monday, Jan. 21, 2019.


Edmund Joseph “Ed” Prenger was born on Jan. 5, 1937, in Norfolk, the son of Edmund Herman and Mary (Norton) Prenger.

He married Barbara Newberry on Dec. 8, 2000, in Galveston, Texas. Ed was the former owner and operator of Prenger’s Restaurant in Norfolk. Ed was known by his family and friends as an entrepreneur.

Ed’s family members who are cherishing the memories of his life are his spouse, Barbara Prenger and her child, Joann Bouse (Sidney); Ed Prenger’s children by Jolene Droze: Scott Prenger (Linda), Rhonda Prusa (John), Brenda Morgan (Jim), Richard Prenger and Leslie Watts (Wayne); 25 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and his sisters, Jane Doty, Rosemary Cassetty and Patricia Prenger.

Ed was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Richard Arthur Prenger.

In lieu of flowers please consider donating to your local Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s Research Foundation.