November 5, 1942 ~ December 29, 2018
Richard passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 29, 2018 at the Halstad Living Center in Halstad, MN at the age of 76.
Richard Leroy Prestegord was born on November 5, 1942, the son of Lars and Edith (Verdahl) Prestegord. He was united in marriage to Barbara Domier in 1964. They had made their home in Hillsboro until 2015 when he moved to the Halstad Living Center. Barbara passed away on December 31, 2014.
Richard worked many various jobs but mostly enjoyed farming and working at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Hillsboro until his retirement in 2014.
Richard enjoyed the outdoors, being surrounded by friends and family, but especially dancing and listening to the Steel Guitar.
Richard is survived by his children – Tammy Wellman, Kelly Prestegord and Tara (Zach) Otto; five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Also surviving is his sister, Janice (Bobby) Brevik.
He was preceded in death by his wife; his parents; an unborn child and two grandchildren.
VISITATION: 6-7 PM Monday, January 7, 2019 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Hillsboro – and also one hour prior to the service in the church on Tuesday
PRAYER SERVICE: 7 PM Monday at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church
FUNERAL SERVICE: 1 PM Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Hillsboro
BURIAL: will be held at a later date at Riverside Cemetery in Hillsboro
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