March 11, 1954 – August 7, 2018
Born in Lincoln, NE
Resided in Lincoln, NE

William “Bill” Anthony Prenosil

William “Bill” Anthony Prenosil, 64, of Lincoln, died peacefully at home on August 7, 2018, after a courageous four year battle with lung and throat cancers. Born March 11, 1954, in Lincoln, to Joe and “Pat” Prenosil.

In March 1974, Bill graduated from Southeast Community College, Milford, with a degree as an automotive technician. Bill had a love of cars, he was a Ford man his whole life. From a young age, he enjoyed working on cars, “pulling gears,” just taking a drive, and building model cars. He turned his hobby and love of cars into a career After 35 years at T.O. Haas Tire and Auto Service, he reluctantly retired due to his illness.
On September 5, 1975, he married his sweetheart, Dianne Krysl Focken. Born to this union were a son, Matthew, and a daughter, Jessica.

Survived by spouse, Dianne, son and daughter-in-law Matthew and Heidi (Sitzman), daughter, Jessica, brother, Bryan (Sandy), all of Lincoln; sister-in-law, Dayle Prenosil, Rising City; brothers-in-law, Dan (Nancy) Krysl, and Mike (Lori) Krysl, all of Atkinson; and sister-in-law, Cheryl (Ed) Stubbs, Madison, Kansas. Many nephews, nieces and cousins. Preceded in death by grandparents, parents, and brothers, Ryan and Robert.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, August 10, at Southern Heights Presbyterian Church, 5750 S 40th St. Pastor Leanne Masters officiating.

Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. with family greeting relatives and friends from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, August 9, at Roper and Sons South Lincoln Chapel, 3950 Hohensee Drive (40th &Yankee Hill Rd.).

Memorials to the Lincoln Humane Society.

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