Horst Prison 04/26/1920 - 02/21/2017 Horst Peter Prison passed away February 21, 2017, at his daughter's home with family by his side. Horst is now able to be with his sweet wife of 70½ years, Elfriede Deininger. He was born April 26, 1920, in Dudweiler, Saarbrucken Germany. His life was hard, but a good one; staying faithful to his beliefs. Some events in his life include: being drafted to Hitler's Work Force in 1939. On January 20, 1944, while on military leave, he married Elfriede. In June 1944 he was captured by the Russians and was kept as a prisoner of war until December 29, 1949. In 1952, he and his wife with their baby immigrated to America and became a U.S. citizen. In 1986-1990 Horst and Elfriede worked in the St. George Temple as ordinance workers. In 1990-91 they served an LDS mission in Munich Mission, Germany. He enjoyed mountains, forests, and his land. We always lived on the prettiest property in Montana. Dad would often come home from work, then go for a walk around our 40 acres to recharge himself. Dad had a hard time expressing himself or show affection, but he loved us all. In his last 2½ years of life he finally was able to put his tough guy guard down, be at peace with himself, and feel content with his life. He started to show his tender and humorous side. Often his hospice nurse would ask if he had any pain, he always said "No I don't have any pain. The only pain I have is in my wallet." He was preceded in death by his wife Elfriede, his brother Paul Jr, his parents Paul Sr, and Luise , and one grandson Brandon John Prison. He is survived by he children, Iris, Noel, Cherry, Peter and Susan. He has 20 grandchildren, and 18 great- grandchildren. Farwell Dad, to you we won't say goodbye, but instead we say "auf wiedersehen," translated "to see you again." Funeral services will be held on his birthday April 26th, 2017 12:00 p.m. at the Wellsville LDS stake center.
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