Marilyn Preher

Marilyn (O'Bryan) Preher

Saturday, February 1st, 2020
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Marilyn (O’Bryan) Preher, 75, passed away Saturday, February 1, 2020. She was an amazing wife, mother, Mimi and friend. She will be remembered best for her warm heart, her willingness to give, and her inherent beliefs.

Marilyn was a native of Mooleyville, KY and a member of St. Louis Bertrand Catholic Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, John A. and Anna Rita (Manning) O’Bryan; son, John B. Preher III; siblings, JoAnn Manning, Helen Greenwell, and Junius A. O’Bryan and brothers-in-law, Bobby Greenwell and Terry Highbaugh.

She is survived by her husband of 58 years, John B. Preher; daughters, Kimberly Preher and Leigh Ann Duque (Francis); grandchildren, Olivia L. Preher, Hannah E. Duque, John C. Duque and Garrett M. Duque; great-granddaughter, Norah L. Stone; siblings, Fran Clark (Mike), Mary Rita Neff (Jack), Jean Moore, John O’Bryan (Wilma), Doris Werner (Robert), Rebecca Highbaugh, Ellen Brothers (Dennis), Mike O’Bryan (Diana), Andrea Esarey (Gary Bradly), and Betty Polen (Brad) and brother-in-law, George Manning.

Her funeral Mass will be at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at St. Louis Bertrand Catholic Church, 1104 6th Street with burial in St. Michael Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. Tuesday at Highlands Funeral Home, 3331 Taylorsville Rd.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Lung Association.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, February 4th, 2020 | 2:00pm - 8:00pm
    Tuesday, February 4th, 2020 2:00pm - 8:00pm
    Highlands Funeral Home
    3331 Taylorsville Rd.
    Louisville 40205
  • Service

    Wednesday, February 5th, 2020 | 10:00am
    Wednesday, February 5th, 2020 10:00am
    St. Louis Bertrand Catholic Church
    1104 S. Sixth St.
    Louisville, KY 40203
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  • Interment

    St. Michael Cemetery
    1153 Charles Street
    LOUISVILLE, KY 40204
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Diane Watchinski in Florida

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In loving memory of my sweet friend Marilyn. We will meet someday.
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