John Joseph Pristelski(1956 - 2018)

John Joseph Pristelski, age 62, of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away early Friday morning, September 7, 2018, at Hiland Cottage in Petoskey, Michigan.
John was born on January 8, 1956, in Menomonie, Wisconsin to the late Stanley and Alice (Dahl) Pristelski. He graduated from Catholic Central High School with the class of 1974. At age 18, John joined the United States Air Force and later retired as a Master Sergeant. He served at the end of Vietnam and during Desert Storm. He was a member of the VFW and the American Legion. John was a wonderful Dad. John enjoyed watching the Green Bay Packers. He was a patriot who collected eagles.
John is survived by his spouse: Brenda Pristelski; a daughter: Jada Pristeski of Sault Ste. Marie, MI; and three step-sons: Eric (Lindsey) MacDonald, Mitch MacDonald, and Sean (Marissa) MacDonald all to Sault Ste. Marie, MI.
A memorial service will be held at 5:00 PM on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, at C.S. Mulder Funeral Home. Friends may gather at the funeral home from 3:00 PM until the time of the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be left to help with funeral expenses. Condolences may be left online at

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C.S. Mulder Funeral Home - Sault Ste. Marie
4951 S. M-129 Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783
(906) 632-4951
Published in Sault Ste. Marie Evening News on Sept. 10, 2018