Doyce E. Pringnitz

Doyce E. Pringnitz


Doyce Pringnitz, 64 of Kanawha passed away on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at St. Mary’s hospital in Rochester, Minnesota.

Funeral services for Doyce Pringnitz will be held on Friday, December 16, 2016 at 10:30 AM at Kanawha United Methodist Church, 402 North Main Street in Kanawha, with Pastor Mark Heath officiating.  Burial will be at Amsterdam Cemetery in Kanawha.

Visitation for Doyce Pringnitz will be held from 4:00 to 6:00 PM on Thursday, December 15, 2016 at Ewing Funeral Home, 118 East Second Street in Kanawha, and will continue one hour prior to services at the church on Friday.

Doyce Eldon Pringnitz was born on October 6, 1952 to Junior “Dutch” and Ruth (Bell) Pringnitz in Belmond. Doyce attended and graduated from Kanawha High School.

Doyce attended NIACC for a time before being drafted into the United States Army Corps during the Vietnam War.  Following his discharge from the Army, Doyce returned to Kanawha and began farming.  He was a life-long farmer who took great pride in what he did and in providing for his family.   He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, and grandfather, Doyce would do anything for anybody.

He was united in marriage to Margaret Christians on April 19, 1975 at Wright Christian Reformed Church, rural Kanawha, to this union four children were born.  Doyce and his family made their home on a farm north of Kanawha.

Doyce was currently holding a seat on the board of directors for the North Central Co-op and the Prairie Energy Co-op.  He cherished the friendships developed on the various committees he participated in over the years.  Doyce was a devout member of the Kanawha United Methodist Church.

Doyce is survived by his wife Margaret; children Jeremy (Donna) Pringnitz and their son Shalyer of Kanawha, Jody (Greg) Rottinghaus and their son Samuel of Le Mars, Justin (Krista) Pringnitz of Duncan, and Julie (Jeremy) Brogaard and their sons Waylon and Wyatt of Kanawha; his mother Ruth Pringnitz; sister Deborah (Brad) Hansen of New Sweden, Maine; along with extended family and friends.

He is preceded in death by his dad Dutch.


Date: Thursday, December 15, 2016
Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Where: Ewing Funeral Home – Kanawha
118 East 2nd Street, Kanawha, Iowa 50447
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Date: Friday, December 16, 2016
Time: 10:30 am
Where: Kanawha United Methodist Church
402 North Main Street, Kanawha, Iowa 50447
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