October 26, 2022 at 7:21 p.m.

James N. “Jim” Prasch

James N. “Jim” Prasch
James N. “Jim” Prasch


James N. “Jim” Prasch, age 86 of Grey Eagle, died peacefully surrounded by his family on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022, at the CentraCare Hospital in Sauk Centre, Minnesota.

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial was held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 24 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Grey Eagle with Rev. Ron Dockendorf officiating. Inurnment will be in the parish cemetery.

Visitation was from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday at the church in Grey Eagle.

James Nicholas Prasch was born April 3, 1936, in Sauk Centre to Raymond and Mary (Schwartz) Prasch. He graduated from Sauk Centre High School and continued his education at Dunwoody Institute in Minneapolis. He served in the U.S. Army from 1958 to 1960 and was honorably discharged. Jim was united in marriage to Elizabeth Otto on Sept. 11, 1965.

Jim was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Grey Eagle.

He enjoyed celebrating Christmas every year, summers at the lake and going on vacations. He was an avid fisherman and donated to Minnesota’s casinos often.

Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth “Betty” Prasch of Grey Eagle; children, Michael (Karen) Prasch of Grey Eagle, Jean Prasch of St. Cloud and Natalie Prasch (Victor) of Elbow Lake; grandchildren, Rebecca (Lucas) Weihe and Jacob Prasch; and brother, Raymond (Mary) Prasch of Otsego.

Jim was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Mary McLean, Theresa Prasch and Catherine O’Donnell; and brother-in-law, Mick McLean.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the Poor Clare Monastery of Sauk Rapids or CentraCare Hospital in Sauk Centre.

Arrangements were made with Patton-Schad Funeral & Cremation Services of Grey Eagle.



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