Eugene R. Prine, 83, of Middleton, passed away peacefully Thursday, April 25, 2019, in his sleep of congestive heart failure, at his home in Crystal Beach, Florida. He was born Nov. 9, 1935.

Gene was an architect, artist, photographer and sailor. His outgoing personality, quick wit, kind sensitivity and generous hospitality endeared him to others. He was loved by a large extended and blended family and many friends. He was a loving husband of 20 years to Gail McCallum-Prine and expressed his love unreservedly. Combined, they have 11 children, 20 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy L. and Anna (Riedel) Prine, and his brother, Bob.

He is survived by his wife, Gail, his first wife, Nancy Stopper Prine, and their children, Jenny, Dan, Jeff, Sarah, Andrew and Matt.

A memorial service is planned for 11 a.m. Thursday, May 23, 2019, at the First Presbyterian Church, 416 Ash St., Baraboo. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of service with lunch to follow. This is the church he redesigned and his family attended during his childhood.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Special Olympics, 2310 Crossroads Drive, Suite 1000, Madison, WI 53718.

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