Melvin James Praeger

  • Born: June 19, 1933
  • Died: January 3, 2019
  • Location: Pewaukee, Wisconsin

Yonke & Son Funeral Home

205 Prospect Ave
Pewaukee, WI 53072

Tel. (262) 691-1900

Tribute & Message From The Family

Loving Husband, Father, Grandfather and Great Grandfather

Melvin James Praeger was born on June 19, 1933 and went to heaven on January 3, 2019. He is survived by his devoted wife, Diane (nee Hahn) Praeger and his loving children, James (Cindy) Praeger and Janet Praeger. He leaves behind his precious grandchildren Dana (Jeremy) Sobotik and Brian (Jessica) Praeger as well as his great-grandchildren Ayven Sobotik, Liam Allen, Lily Allen and Evelyn Praeger.

He was preceded in death by his parents Carl Praeger and Mabel (nee Bartz) Praeger as well as his brother Richard Praeger and sister Lois Schwartz.

He is further survived by many nieces and nephews.


Condolence & Memory Journal

We are saddened to hear of your loss. Our prayers are with you and the family.

Posted by Erica Lehman - Irvine, CA - family   January 06, 2019

I am sorry to hear of you loss, from the previous comments, he was a caring and nurturing man. A great loss to you family! Hugs, Val

Posted by Valerie Plantz - Oconomowoc, WI - Friend   January 04, 2019

sending love and prayers. so sorry for your loss!

Posted by Jody Wille - Friend   January 04, 2019

I was sadden to hear this. He was a great man. Wonderful sense of humor. He will be missed by many. Thoughts and prayers to all of the family.

Posted by Nick&Bonnie Fera - Pewaukee, WI - Friend   January 04, 2019


We are so sorry to hear of the news. While we didn't see him often, it was always great seeing and chatting with him at the polling places while he was volunteering! He will be missed! Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you all!

Nettie & Cav Boggess

Posted by Caven & Nettie Boggess - Pewaukee, WI - Friend   January 03, 2019

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