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Curt Henry Christian Preische, Jr

September 26, 1937 ~ March 5, 2013 (age 75) 75 Years Old

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Shippensburg, PA - Curt Henry Christian Preische, Jr., 75, of Shippensburg, PA and formerly of Ilion, NY passed away on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at Chambersburg Hospital Chambersburg, PA.

Born, September 26, 1937 in Saranac Lake, NY to the late Curt Henry Christian Sr. and Gladys Mann Preische.

He was a 1955 graduate of Ilion Central High School Ilion, NY.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.

After serving in the military he completed 2 years of Pharmacy School at the University of Buffalo, NY. He also completed advanced training in Life Insurance courses.

He was a life insurance agent starting with Met Life in 1962 and finishing with Monumental Life in 1988 as Staff Manager. Before retiring Curt held various positions with Giant Food Stores most recently as a Pharmacy Assistant.

He was a member of First Methodist Church of Ilion, NY.

He was very active member of Loyal Order of Moose Lodge #2500 of Shippensburg, PA where he held an office.

He was a member of AARP.

He also sang in various Barber Shop Quartets and played the Harmonica.

Survivors Include:
Daughter: Susan L. Duttweiler of Merrillville, Indiana
Son: David A. Preische and his wife Stephanie of San Jose, CA
Son: Scott C. Preische and his wife Holly of Penfield, NY
Brother: David W. Preische and his wife Sharon of Williamsport, MD
6 Grandchildren

He was predeceased by a sister Audrey L. Wiernicki.

A memorial service will be held at Osborne Funeral Home 425 S. Conococheague St. Williamsport, MD on Monday, March 11, 2013 at 11:00 am with Rev. Ernest E. Witmer officiating. Burial services will be private.

The family request the omission of flowers, memorial donations may be made to:
Shippensburg Moose Lodge #2500 32 Walnut Bottom Rd. Shippensburg, PA 17257

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