April 27, 1938-Oct. 6, 2017
Mountain View, California
Myrna J. Prehn, 79, of Mountain View passed away on Oct. 6, 2017, at Cedar Crest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Sunnyvale.
The daughter of Oscar and Algona (Bader) Prehn, Myrna was born April 27, 1938, and raised around Clear Lake, South Dakota, and graduated from Hot Springs High School. She continued her education in New Mexico and graduated from Northern State University in Aberdeen, South Dakota. She spent her career as a middle school special education and physical education teacher in the Las Lomitas School District in Menlo Park.
Myrna loved her students and co-workers, many of whom have remained close and valued friends. Myrna also dearly loved the Stanford Women’s Basketball program and was a season-ticket holder for years. Time spent at Lake Tahoe with her friends and her jet ski was something she treasured.
Myrna is survived by six nieces and nephews and their families along with wonderful friends who were by her side during her illness. She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers Clinton Prehn and Marlo Prehn, her sister Lavonne Johnson and one nephew, Laron Prehn.