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Cathy  Jo Prenger
  • Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
    229 W. Anthony St.
    Celina, OH 45822
  • Mercer County Fairground 4-H Horse & Cattle Show Barn

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“John ...we are so sorry for your loss. Unfortunately I was traveling and did not hear about Cathy's passing until today. You and your family are in...Read More »
1 of 20 | Posted by: Shirley Magoteaux - Versailles, OH

“Your brother Bob called and told me of your loss,Unfortunetly death is a part of life. Fortunetly every day you can see Cathy live on in Shelby and ...Read More »
2 of 20 | Posted by: Ken and Kathie Bender - Huber Hts, OH

“John, Shelby and Austin, We are so sorry for your loss. Cathy was a wonderful person. We can't imagine what you are going through, but knowing how...Read More »
3 of 20 | Posted by: Elaine, Perry and Sarah May Walker - OH

“I am so sorry for your loss. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. ”
4 of 20 | Posted by: Adam Kohnen - MO

“i havnt see much of cathy over the years ,but i do remember spending time with her as kids when your family would come over for coffee at mom and...Read More »
5 of 20 | Posted by: dean paulus - st marys, OH

“To John, Shelby, and Austin, keeping you in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. May The Lord give you strength and comfort. Dick...Read More »
6 of 20 | Posted by: Dick VanTilburg - Celina, OH

“Our sincere sympathy to Cathy's family. She was a wonderful teacher to all the 4-H Members she helped and will be greatly missed. ”
7 of 20 | Posted by: the Jim Hogan family - Celina, OH

“Jill and family, Thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. May God be your light and Savior. Teresa ”
8 of 20 | Posted by: Teresa McGaharan - OH

“John, Austin, and Shelby- We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Although we cannot understand all you are going through, please know that you are ...Read More »
9 of 20 | Posted by: Beverly Korte - Celina, OH

“Our deepest sympathies are extended. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. May God help you through this very difficult time.IfNkB ”
10 of 20 | Posted by: David and Judy Kohnen - OH

“We would like to express our sympathy to the family of Kathy. You are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
11 of 20 | Posted by: Richard/ Sandra Burd - Celina, OH

“"Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding." John, Austin, and Shelby, I am so sorry for your loss. I know...Read More »
12 of 20 | Posted by: Kathy Rasberry - Celina, OH

“Rest in the arms of the Lord my friend, we'll hold you in our memories until we all meet again. Condolences to the family and friends, I'll miss...Read More »
13 of 20 | Posted by: Terry Jeffries - OH

“We are so sorry--cannot imagine the pain you are feeling. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Much love, Dr. Don and Marilyn...Read More »
14 of 20 | Posted by: Dr. Don and Marilyn Schwieterman - OH

“My Deepest Sympathy... ”
15 of 20 | Posted by: Terry Chapman - Van Wert, OH

“John, Austin, and Shelby. You will forever be in my thoughts and prayers. Cathy was the best friend anyone could have. I'm so sorry for your loss of...Read More »
16 of 20 | Posted by: Mandy J Schwarck - gadsden, AL

“Dear John, Austin and Shelby,I would so love to be with you at this sad time but I am in a sabbatical program in South Carolina. Cathy and all of...Read More »
17 of 20 | Posted by: Sister Nancy - Dayton, OH

“I will remember Cathy as a wonderful 4-H advisor who always had the interests of the members closest to her heart. She was an amazing horsewomen who...Read More »
18 of 20 | Posted by: Kent, Barb, Sam and Rebecca Phares - OH

“Family of Cathy, Sorry to hear of Cathy's passing. You have my deepest sympathy. May God bless you with the courage to bear the sorrow you feel. Lisa...Read More »
19 of 20 | Posted by: Lisa Hurst - Seguin, OH - Friend

“John, Austin and Shelby ~ Cathy was an amazing woman - kind, loving and brave. She will serve as a wonderful example of a life well-lived to all...Read More »
20 of 20 | Posted by: Dan & Sue Siebert - Celina, OH


Cathy Jo Prenger, age 50 of 8737 Oldtown Rd. in Celina, Ohio passed away at 7:20p.m. on Wednesday Feb. 5, 2014 at her home with her family. She was born on Dec. 31, 1963 in St. Marys, Ohio to John & Jill (Hollman) Bowers, whom live in St. Marys. On August 11, 1990 she married John Prenger. Also surviving are her children Austin and Shelby Prenger of Celina, brothers Mark & Patty Bowers of St. Marys and Dan & Barbara Bowers of Bell Center. Cathy was preceded in death by an Infant brother Eric L. Bowers. She graduated from St. Marys Memorial High School with the Class of 1982. She was employed at Good Year Tire & Rubber (Veyance) in St. Marys. She was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Celina. Cathy was a 4-H Advisor / Member for Auglaize, then Mercer Counties. She was a Girl Scout and Rainbow Girl of St. Marys. Riding Horses was her passion, she was a Life Member of the American Quarter Horse Association and Volunteered at the Lima Equestrian Therapy. A mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday Feb 10, 2014 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Celina, with Fr. Kenneth G. Alt C.PP.S. officiating. Friends may call from 2-6 p.m. on Sunday Feb. 9, 2014 and from 9-10 a.m. on Monday Morning at the Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home in Celina. Memorial contributions may be made to the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Celina or Mercer County Fairground 4-H Horse and Cattle Show Barn. On line condolences may be made at LHDfuneralhome.com.