Lucille E. (Harroff) Preuss

Born: Fri., Sep. 10, 1920
Died: Wed., Jul. 8, 2020


10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Tue., Jul. 14, 2020
Location: St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church

Funeral Mass

11:00 AM Tue., Jul. 14, 2020
Location: St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church

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Lucille E. Preuss, 99, of Angola, Indiana passed away on July 8, 2020 at Aperion Care of Angola.

She was born on September 10, 1920 in Buchanan, Michigan to Jacob and Charlotte (Reimer) Harroff.  Lucille graduated from Troy High School in Troy, Michigan.  She married Leonard F. Preuss on January 14, 1950.

Lucille was a member of the St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Angola, Indiana.  She had also been a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Lucille and her husband, Leonard, had been co-owners of the Windmill Bakery in Elkhart, Indiana.  She also worked for Dainty Maid Bakery in South Bend.  In 1988 she started working at Notre Dame University in food services till 2005 when she retired.

Surviving are her sons, Michael (Kathy) Preuss of Lafayette, Indiana and Mark (Debra) Preuss of Angola, Indiana.  Also surviving are her six grandchildren, Teresa (Tony) Neal, Rita (Quentin) McGill, Veronica (Lee) Skiles, Robert (Sasha) Preuss, Zachary (Randi) Preuss and Amanda (Brad) Poss along with her 9 great-grandchildren, Alexa, Joshua, Bryce, Braydon, Joselyn, Jonah, Josiah, Aibryl and Lucas and one great-grandchild to be born at any time.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Leonard F. Preuss on October 23, 2005 and two sisters, Violet Koenigshof and Blanche Harroff.

Funeral Mass will be at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Angola, Indiana with one hour of visitation prior to the service at the church.

Private Entombment will take place at Riverview Cemetery, South Bend, Indiana.

Memorials in Lucille’s memory may be made either to the Steuben County Cancer Association, Angola, Indiana, Parkinson’s Association or to St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Angola, Indiana.

For everyone’s safety, Masks are recommended, please use good judgment in the length of your visit or if you are not feeling well please go on the funeral home website and sign the guestbook with your condolences.  Please practice social distancing in the funeral home and parking areas.  

Charitable donations may be made in Lucille's memory to the following organizations:

Parkinson's Association

St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church
700 W. Maumee Street, Angola, IN 46703
Tel: 260-665-2259

Steuben County Cancer Association
PO Box 28, Angola, IN 46703
Tel: 260-316-5533

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Cynthia A Smith
   Posted Thu July 09, 2020
So sorry for your loss. Sending prayers.

Debbie Guilbeau
   Posted Tue July 14, 2020
Rita and family,

Sorry for your loss. I saw her picture and wow. Mrs. Preuss was a beautiful lady!

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