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Willard Pribyl, 87
Willard Pribyl, 87, of Montgomery, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, in Montgomery.
Visitation was held on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Schoenbauer Funeral Home in Montgomery, with a memorial service at 11 a.m. also at the Schoenbauer Funeral Home in Montgomery.
A private family burial will be held at a later date.
Willard was born on April 27, 1926, in Montgomery to Frank and Mary (Holetz) Pribyl. He graduated from Montgomery High School in 1944. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, and then went to Autobody Repair School for two years. Willard was united in marriage to Marcelline Carpentier (Pribyl) on August 27, 1949. He owned and operated Pribyl Body Shop in Montgomery for 56 years. He enjoyed farming on the family hobby farm since the late 1970’s.
He is survived by wife, Marcelline; children Susan (Phil) Meyer of New Prague, Michael Pribyl of Montgomery, Renee Pribyl of Montgomery, Garry Pribyl of Montgomery and Steven Pribyl of Montgomery; grandchildren Chris (Janette), Matt (Vicki) and Jon Meyer, Brian Pribyl, Holly Pribyl, Aimee (Michael) Davison and Allison Stoltz; great-grandchildren Hunter and Breckin Meyer, and Logan Davison; and sister Shirley Juni of Texas.
He is preceded in death by his parents and brother Gordon Pribyl.
Military honors were provided by the Montgomery Area Veterans Honor Guard.
Arrangements are with Schoenbauer Funeral Home in Montgomery. For more informatin, call 507-364-7929 or visit www.schoenbauerfuneralhome.com.