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Doyce Pringnitz


KANAWHA — Doyce Pringnitz, 64, of Kanawha, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016, at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester, Minnesota.

Funeral services for Doyce Pringnitz were at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 16, at Kanawha United Methodist Church, 402 N. Main St. in Kanawha, with Pastor Mark Heath officiating. Burial was at Amsterdam Cemetery in Kanawha.

Visitation for Doyce Pringnitz was from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15, at Ewing Funeral Home, 118 E. Second St. in Kanawha, and continued one hour prior to services at the church on Friday.

Doyce Eldon Pringnitz was born on Oct. 6, 1952, to Junior “Dutch” and Ruth (Bell) Pringnitz in Belmond. Doyce attended and graduated from Kanawha High School.

Doyce attended NIACC for a time before being drafted into the United States Army Corps during the Vietnam War. Following his discharge from the Army, Doyce returned to Kanawha and began farming. He was a lifelong farmer who took great pride in what he did and in providing for his family. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather. Doyce would do anything for anybody.

He was united in marriage to Margaret Christians on April 19, 1975, at Wright Christian Reformed Church, rural Kanawha. To this union four children were born. Doyce and his family made their home on a farm north of Kanawha.

Doyce was currently holding a seat on the board of directors for the North Central Co-op and the Prairie Energy Co-op. He cherished the friendships developed on the various committees he participated in over the years. Doyce was a devout member of the Kanawha United Methodist Church.

Doyce is survived by his wife Margaret; children Jeremy (Donna) Pringnitz and their son Shalyer of Kanawha, Jody (Greg) Rottinghaus and their son Samuel of Le Mars, Justin (Krista) Pringnitz of Duncan and Julie (Jeremy) Brogaard and their sons Waylon and Wyatt of Kanawha; his mother Ruth Pringnitz; sister Deborah (Brad) Hansen of New Sweden, Maine; along with extended family and friends.

He is preceded in death by his dad, Dutch.

Ewing Funeral Home

118 E. Second St.

Kanawha, IA 50447



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