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Ivan Gene Preheim

1947 - 2008 Obituary Condolences
Ivan Gene Preheim, 61, of Capitan, New Mexico, passed away Wednesday, October 29, 2008, in Ruidoso, New Mexico. Ivan was born February 4, 1947, in Freeman, South Dakota to Melvin and Valier (Wieger) Preheim. Ivan worked at the Mescalero Care Center and served his country as a combat medic during the Vietnam War. He was also very active with the Lincoln County Sheriff's Posse.
Survivors include his wife Patty of Capitan; sons Chad Preheim of Pierre, South Dakota, Jeremy and Travis Preheim of Colorado, Gary Redlin of Big Spring, Texas; Daughters April Redlin of Capitan, Teresa Ashley of Reno, Nevada; fourteen grandchildren; Sisters Ila Kulm and her husband Roger of Mitchell, South Dakota, Eileen Preheim of Freeman, South Dakota; Aunt and uncle Sy and Verlynn Waltner of Freeman, South Dakota.
Ivan was preceded in death by his parents and one brother.
A memorial service will be conducted Wenesday, November 5, 2008, at 2:00 p.m. at the Mescalero Care Center chapel.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to Deputy Sheriff Bill Heineken for his kindness to the family.

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Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Nov. 2 to Nov. 17, 2008
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