He was born on Sept. 15, 1938 in Crawfordsville to Ernest William and Elsie May Priebe. He served his country in the U.S. Navy. He was a printer by trade.
His father; a brother, Ernie R. Priebe and a grandson, Michael K. Priebe preceded him in death.
Surviving are his wife of 48 years, Adelia Priebe; two sons, Devlin Priebe, Ocala, Fla.; and Bryan Priebe and wife, Lori, Sunman, Ind. and their sons, Benjamin and Nathan; his mother, Elsie Busenbark, Crawfordsville; two brothers, Billie Joe Priebe, Crawfordsville, and Garret Busenbark; four sisters, Judy K. Jordan and husband, Jim, Crawfordsville, Gerry Bell Priebe, New Ross, Nancy Stephens, Crawfordsville, and Teresa Whitecotton; a sister-in-law, Patty Priebe, Crawfordsville; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 11 to 1 p.m. on Saturday at Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home, Greencastle.
Services will be held on Saturday April 19 at 1 p.m. at Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home, with Rev. Steve Williams officiating.
Condolences may be made to the family c/o INBTH@keystonegroup.com