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Stanley Prenta, Jr.

Sept. 14, 1975-Jan. 11, 2008

Stanley R. Prenta, Jr., 32, of Detroit Lakes, died Friday, January 11, 2008 at his residence in Detroit Lakes.

Stanley Raymond Prenta, Jr., was born to Stanley Sr. and Geraldine (Mayberry) Prenta on Sept. 14, 1975 in Northridge, Calif. He had lived in Lake Park and later moved to Barnesville, Minn., with his father in 1982. Throughout his life, Stanley traveled many journeys, but loved his family; especially his daughter, Desiree. He had been employed as a foreman in the maintenance departments for both Target and Wal-Mart and had worked as a nurse's assistant at the Crosby-Ironton (Minn.) area hospital. Stanley was an extremely talented artist, excelling in drawing, carving and metal work. He loved to listen to music, and he also enjoyed fishing.

Stanley will be deeply missed and remembered by his daughter Desiree, of Moorhead; his mother, Geraldine Prenta of Fargo; his brothers, John Bergstrom, Joel Bergstrom and Marvin Crowell, all of Detroit Lakes; two sisters, Charlotte (Kevin Clark) Block and Sheila Bergstrom, also of Detroit Lakes; as well as his special friend and companion, Jamie Pollock of Detroit Lakes.

Preceding him in death were his father, Stanley Sr.; grandmother, Margaret Terry; and maternal grandparents, Eliza-beth and Charles Mayberry.

Funeral services for Stanley are scheduled for 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16, at the David-Donehower Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes; there will be visitation for one hour prior to the start of services.

The David-Donehower Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.