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Benjamin Gill Prange

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Apr 27, 1984 – Jul 24, 2014


April 27, 1984
July 24, 2014
Colorado Springs, Colorado


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Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home Obituary

Staff Sergeant Benjamin Gill Prange, age 30, of Colorado Springs, CO and formerly of Roca, Nebraska, died July 24, 2014 in Mirugol Kalay, Afghanistan. Staff Sergeant Prange is survived by his wife, Elizabeth; and sons, Corbin and Dillon of Colorado Springs, CO.

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We would like to express our deepest condolences and to also let the Prange Family know that we recently sent Care Packages to American troops in the war zones. Each box carried a dedication sheet that includes the name, service information and a photo of your loved one, Benjamin G. Prange US Army Staff Sergeant. We recognize that this is a humble tribute, but we wanted you to know that it is heartfelt and made possible by thousands of like-minded individuals in the youth hockey...

Please accept my sympathy on the loss o SSG Benjamin Gill Prange. I am just learning of this event at this sad time. I will always be grateful to Ben for his sacrifice and service to our country. Godspeed.

I know there are no words to say at this time, except how sorry that I am. My thoughts and prayers are with you always. Benjamin will never be forgotten.

For you every single soldier
Those who served so honorable
Your life was forever altered
While I'm home safe and free
I stand with grateful admiration
I stand respectful and so proud
I know I'm only a civilian
And I don't even know if it's allowed.

But I salute you; allow me the honor...

To the Prange Family, Please accept my deepest condolences for the loss of your loved one and Hero Benjamin, and my sincerest gratitude for his service for our country.
God bless you Staff Sgt. Benjamin G. will not be forgotten.

Isaiah 6:8, Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, "Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?" And I said, "Here am I. Send me!" It seems this has been repeated by so many brave and selfless service members, among them Benjamin, who said, here I am send me and paid the ultimate price. May God bless you and surround you with his blessings. While your feelings cannot be washed away, I believe in the strength of human spirit and know in my heart, while many tears will...

Now he lays his eyes to sleep
Ours full of sorrow as they weep
As he rides the light to heaven
I thank The Lord I got to know him
As he died for our sake
I pray The Lord for him to take
GOD REST his soul on this day
And BLESS his family as they stay
--- forever Ben, the Ellzey's

We are so saddened to hear of the loss of another brave soldier. God be with you.
DeLayne & Joyce Peck
Gold Star Parents of
SSG. Pat Hamburger
KIA 8-6-11 Afghanistan

Our family is so sorry for your loss. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

The Kirton Family
Army CPL Brandon Kirton
KIA 5/18/11 - Afghanistan