Bernard J “Bernie” Prebynski, 57 of Auburn died Friday November 16, 2012 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.
He was born in Akron, OH on December 26, 1954 to Bernard and Pearl (Miklos) Prebynski. His father has passed away and his mother survives in Akron, OH.
Bernie worked in sales for Covington Box and Packaging in Waterloo. He owned and operated DeKalb TV, serving Northeast Indiana covering numerous local sporting and community events. He volunteered and coached with many youth sports leagues throughout DeKalb County. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Auburn, the Knights of Columbus and Junior Achievement of Northeast Indiana.
He married Maureen Pecko on September 16, 1978 in Akron, OH and she survives in Auburn.
He is also survived by 3 sons, Joseph Ryan Prebynski of Grand Prairie, TX, Brandon Shane Prebynski of San Francisco, CA and Ethan Ross Prebynski of Auburn; a sister, Susan (David) Witt of Uniontown, OH; 2 brothers Garry (Vickie) Prebynski of Akron, OH, Mike (Brenda) Prebynski of Barberton, OH; brothers and sisters in laws, Joanne Skadra of Lodi, OH, Jerry and Becky Pecko of Barberton, OH, Sue and Jim Ross of North Canton, OH and Joe and Kitty Pecko of Fort Lauderdale, FL, there are also many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father and his In Laws, Joe and Ann Pecko.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 AM Tuesday November 20, 2012 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Auburn with Father Derrick Sneyd officiating. Burial in Holy Cross Cemetery in Akron, OH on Wednesday November 21, 2012 at 1:30 PM. Calling is Monday from 3 to 8 PM at Feller and Clark Funeral Home, 1860 South Center Street, Auburn, IN and also 1 hour prior to the mass at the church Tuesday from 10 to 11 AM. Preferred memorials can be directed to Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.