Dannis Willard Priesner

Topeka – No services are planned for Dennis Willard Priesner, 69, Perry.Mr. Priesner died Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2007, in Topeka after a long battle with hereditary cerebellar ataxia.He was born May 8, 1938, in Blue Springs, Neb., the son of Willard William and Martha Welch Priesner. He attended Ogallala High School, Nebraska Wesleyan University and Boston University.Mr. Priesner was a chemist and a teacher.He married Jane Kerns on Aug. 19, 1960, in Humboldt, Neb. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include a son, Peter, Arlington, Va.; a daughter, Julia Souders, Lee’s Summit, Mo.; a brother, William Priesner, Grant, Neb.; and two grandchildren.The family suggests memorials to Midland Hospice House or Midland Memorial Gardens, 200 S.W. Frazier Circle, Topeka, 66606.