Allan Prechel, age 57 of Springfield, died Thursday, August 6, 2015, at Methodist Hospital in Rochester after a courageous battle with cancer.

Allan Prechel, age 57 of Springfield, died Thursday, August 6, 2015, at Methodist Hospital in Rochester after a courageous battle with cancer. Visitation will be on Tuesday, August 11, 2015 from 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm at the Sturm Funeral Home in Springfield. A Service of Remembrance will be held at the Sturm Funeral Home in Springfield on Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at 6:30 pm. The clergy will be Father Phil Schotzko. Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Springfield. On line condolences may be left for the family at www.sturmfh.com.

Allan Alvin Prechel was born December 3, 1957, in Comfrey, MN. Al grew up in Springfield and worked at SMC and Bic Graphics. He and Carrie were married on June 12, 1993. He enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren and cruisin' in his Camaro.

Survived by his wife Carrie (Eckstein); children - Melissa Prechel of Redwood Falls, Amber Prechel of Redwood Falls, Nate (Carrie) Prechel of Redwood Falls and Nikki Prechel of Shakopee; sisters - Lucy Prechel of South Dakota, Mary (Dave) Swanson of Canby, Brenda (Steve) Kotton of Morgan; mother Phyllis Juenemann of Springfield and 9 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father Alvin in 1963.