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Roger J Prissel

Roger J Prissel

Roger Prissel, age 93 of Durand, passed away peacefully Thursday June 4th, 2020 at the American Lutheran Home in Mondovi, WI.

Roger was the son of Frederick and “Betty” (Bien) Prissel.  He grew up in the town of Lima and attended Sacred Heart School of Lima. At age 20, he enlisted in the U.S. Army and served as a medic.  He was a proud World War II veteran. Following his service, he returned home to farm.  In 1957, he purchased a place in German Valley Mondovi, married Helen (Fedie) Feeney and raised 5 children.  In 1980 Roger re-married Helen (Wayne)(Weiss) Prissel, moved to Durand and welcomed 8 step children to his family.

Roger loved fishing, playing cards, visiting with family/friends, and enjoying an occasional Windsor.

Roger is survived by; his 4 children-Lori (Steve) Howe of Eau Claire, Amy (Tony Gates) Prissel of Arkansaw, Kelly (Shayne) Phillips of Texas, Dayna (Jay) Weiss of Texas, his previous wife -Helen (Fedie) Feeney of Mondovi, 8 step-children-Debra (Dan) Case of Chippewa Falls, Denise (Joe) Auth of Arkansaw, Cheryl (Bob) Yarrington of Eau Claire, Cindy (Pat) Auth of Arkansaw, Marty (Mary) Weiss of Durand, Margean McRoberts of Eleva, Gordy(Rhonda) Weiss of Durand, Cora (David) Castleberg of Minnesota, 4 grandchildren, 25 step-grandchildren, several step-great grandchildren, his brother-Dennis of Durand, and sister -Juanita of Eau Claire. He is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. 

He is preceded in death by his parents, wife-Helen (Wayne) Prissel, son- “Rogie” Jr., brothers-Gene, Bruce, and sister Lorraine Teer.

Graveside services will be held in the Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery in Lima Friday June 12th, 2020 at 11:30am.

Rhiel Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Durand, is serving the family.


  1. Marsha Sullivan

    Sending love and prayers , so sorry for your loss.????????

  2. Frances Schumpert

    Thoughts and prayers to Dayna and all family members

  3. Carolyn Schwaderer

    Sad to hear, my condolences to all. Treasure your happy memories.

  4. Carol (Berger) Morrison

    My sympathy to Roger's family. Hugs to you all.

  5. Mary A Schwartz

    So sorry for your loss I enjoyed my time caring for him and we had lots of laugh's he even managed to teach me how to play cards he is at peace and God will be with you's as he blessed you with a wonderful man to have great memories of.

  6. Crystal Dow

    Dear Amy....I'm so sorry to hear about your great Dad's passing...you have many great memories of his life and so do I. Condolences from Crystal...????????

  7. Julie & Mike Serum

    It’s of hugs and loving thoughts to all family and friends. Roger’s big heart will be missed!

  8. Gary and Karen Prissel

    So sorry to hear of uncle Roger's passing! We will miss him dearly.
    Love to all.
    Gary, Karen and family

  9. Erica Wiedrich

    Lori and all of Roger's family, I am so sorry for your loss! Roger was one of a kind! I will miss seeing him and think of him often. Hugs to you all.

  10. Stacey Wargowsky

    I’m so sorry for your loss and we are thinking of all of you during this time.

    Cully, Stacey and Brendan

  11. Judy (Hulke) Strader

    Lori, Amy & family,
    Sending thoughts and prayers to you all. My dad and yours shared lots of talks together.

  12. Donna Karshbaum

    Roger was a Great Guy, Had some great laughs with him, God Bless You All, Prayers Sent to You All ????????????????❤️

  13. Katina Schwartz

    Condolences and healing prayers to all.

  14. Richard Rud

    Thoughts and Prayers ???????? for y’all.

  15. Jessica Kummer

    RIP Roger! You will be missed dearly! My sympathies go out to his family and friends. His family is one amazing bunch

  16. Mariceli Werner

    He was a kind person, I love him, all was like me, I missed him, my condolences to his family.

  17. Gary and Judi Bauer

    Extending Our Sympathy to the Prissel family. RIP

  18. John and Judy Parr

    Sorry hugs to all

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