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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  1. So very sorry for your loss. May the scriptures found at Acts 24:15 and Revelation 21:4 bring true hope and comfort.

  2. Great guy will be missed always a friend Rest In Peace Richard 🙏 I can see you and Barb dancing with angels

  3. Richard was a wonderfully kind man. We fondly remember his dedication to his job at OSLC and his chuckle. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Stuart & Kathy Larson

  4. Richard and Barb enjoyed date nights, and were such a wonderful couple till her last days. They joined my friends and I a few times when they went out dancing. Then Richard was my company every morning at 6am as I did the floors. Always there to turn on the hall lights and move chairs . . . I will always have such good memories of Richard and Barb.💙🙏💙

  5. Sorry for your loss. Have fun memories of Richard & Barb. as my late husband Bob & connected with them in mid 80’s . Lived miles apart shared some fun, several times. Now they are united again . Rest in peace .

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