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Alvin (Al) John Preiss, Jr. of Cullman, Ala. passed away on January 4, 2018. Alvin was born on October 10, 1927 in Cullman to the late Alvin and Frieda Preiss. He graduated from Cullman County High School in 1946 and attended the University of Alabama after Military Service. He was a Veteran of World War II, serving in the United States Air Force as an Instructor and an Aerial Flight Engineer, and he was a member of The American Legion. Alvin was a lifetime member of The Lutheran Church.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Fred Preiss.
He is survived by his wife, Shirley Preiss; a daughter, Carol Ann Wilson; two sons: Donald (Charmaine) Preiss and Timothy (Carla) Preiss; a sister, Elizabeth M. Smith; 8 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, he requested donations to be made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Cullman.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
Published on January 5, 2018
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