Charlotte Ann Wilson
The school has lost a long time dear friend and supporter. Charlotte Ann Wilson, passed away on February 11, 2022. She will be truly missed.
It is with a heavy heart that we share the sad news that our dear friend, Herb Wilson has passed away. Herb leaves behind a beautiful family and an amazing legacy to Preucil School of Music and the greater community. He will be truly missed.
We are sad to report that Betty Hernstrom, step-mother Deb Hernstrom, piano teacher has passed. Click here to view obituary.
The Preucil School of Music is sad to have lost one of its favorite long time adult students, Tim Terry. At various times, Tim pursued voice, cello and piano lessons. All four of Tim’s children have taken instrument lessons at the School, along with his wife Gretchen. Tim served on the School’s Board of Trustees from 2004 to 2009. Click here to view obituary.
The Preucil School of Music Family sends its condolences to the Tricia and Paul Windschitl family for the the loss of Paul’s father, Cletus Windschitl. Tricia is the Director of the Preucil Preschool. Click here to view obituary.
Sebastian Clay Surom
The Preucil School of Music Family is deeply saddened on the loss of alumni Sebastian Surom. Our condolences go out to the Surom family and his friends. Click here to view obituary.
Jeffrey Lee Cox
Preucil School of Music sends it condolences to alumna Flossie and former student David Cox, on the loss of their father, Jeffrey Lee Cox. Click here to view obituary.
Susan O. Strauss
Preucil School of Music sends it condolences to alumni students Michael Strauss and Debby (Strauss) Blake on the loss of their mother, Susan Strauss. Click here for Obituary
Carol A. Bekker
It is with sadness that Preucil School of Music reports the loss of a new and old friend. This past summer Carol A Bekker introduced herself to Doris Preucil. Carol had been quietly coming to Preucil School performances since 1975 when the School was first started. Carol loved music and attended many School events over the years. Carol gifted Preucil School with a donation of $40,000 to be used for student financial aid. Thank you Carol, Rest In Peace. Click here for Obituary
Joan Marie Wallace Hart
Preucil School of Music sends it condolences to alumni students Joseph and Este Hart on the loss of their mother, Joan Hart, Click here for Obituary
Edith M. (Brenneman) Summers
Preucil School of Music sends it condolences to our alumni Kristine Summers Stalter and her two children, Elliot and Elspeth on the loss of Edith Summers, mother and grandmother. We send our deepest sympathies to family and friends. Kristine, Elliot and Elspeth were students for many years and the family was truly dedicated to the school. Click here for Obituary
Patrick “Pat” Robertson
Preucil School of Music sends it condolences to the family and friends of Pat Robertson. Pat’s children Callista and Sebastian have been students at Preucil School since 2005. Click here for Obituary
Preucil School of Music sends it condolences to Robert Davis and his extended family for the loss of his wife, Lillian Davis. Lillian is a former Preucil School of Music parent, Board member, Guild Committee Member, Chair of the Guild Committee and volunteer extraordinaire. Lillian was nominated for and awarded the 2018 Governors Volunteer Award. Click here for 2018 Governor’s Volunteer Award nomination letter. Click here for Obituary
Paul E. Van Dorpe
Preucil School of Music sends it condolences to our alumni Alex Van Dorpe, Rex Van Dorpe and Angelique Roesch for the loss of their father, Paul E. Van Dorpe.
Michael H. “Mick” Thompson
It is with much sadness we report the loss of a good friend of Preucil School, Michael Thompson. In 2014, Michael, his wife Judy and their family established the “Stacy L Thompson Memorial Fund” in memory of their daughter, Dr. Stacy L. Thompson. The endowed fund honors the memory of Stacy, a local eye surgeon, active community supporter and former member of the Preucil School of Music Guild.
David Mark Rasmussen
Our condolences to Tabitha Rasmussen (Violin/Viola Faculty) and her family for the loss of her father, David Mark Rasmussen.
Raymond Lloyd Conklin
Our condolences to Scott Conklin (Violin Faculty) and his family for the loss of his father, Raymond Lloyd Conklin.
Our condolences to Chiaki Kubota (Piano Faculty) and her family for the loss of her mother, Akiko Takeda.
Akiko passed away on April 20, 2018. She loved Theater, Opera, Musicals and Music.
We are saddened to report the loss of a great friend of Preucil School of Music. Ron Reed, former Trustee and Board President passed away February 5, 2018. Ron served on the Board from 1999 to 2010 and as Board President from 2000 to 2010. Ron led the school through some exciting and challenging times. During his tenure, funds were raised to build the North Campus building, the building was built and the 2008 financial crisis was endured. Ron worked tirelessly supporting the School’s Management and leading the Board through some tough financial decisions. Ron’s contribution to Preucil School of Music is evident today in many ways from the wonderful North Campus Building and the secure financial position the school is in today. On behalf of all alumni, students, future students, families, faculty, staff, Trustees and Guild members; thank you Ron for all you have done for Preucil School of Music. You can find Ron’s obituary at http://www.lensingfuneral.com/obituaries/Ronald-R-Reed?obId=2950608#/celebrationWall
Christian Meriwether Kennedy
Our condolences go out the parents and family of Christian Meriwether Kennedy, former Preucil School of Music cello student who passed away on November 27, 2017.
Richard W. Felsing
Our deeptest sympathy to Christie Felsing on the loss of her father Richard W. Felsing, who passed away on September 27, 2017
Kristina Rose Hart (Alumni)
Our deepest sympathy to Michael and Joan (Wallace) Hart on the loss of their daughter, Kristina Rose Hart, who passed away on September 23, 2017.
Chong Gong Ying, 7/22/33-4/25/2017
Husband of Gwen Ying, retired PSM faculty
Richard S. Rhinehart, 7/4/27–1/18/2017
Father of Roxanne Boysen, Preucil Guild member
Louis W.F. Hayward (son of harp student, Nona France)
Our deepest sympathy to Nona France on the loss of her son, Louis W.F. Hayward, who passed away on October 10, 2016.
Click for his obituary.