John Michael Prieskorn, 70 years of age, of Allenspark, CO passed the evening of May 24, 2019 outside Allenspark, CO in a tragic fall.
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John was born in Longmont, CO, August 13, 1948 to Don and Inez (Holmstrand) Prieskorn. He graduated from Longmont High School in 1967 and received his Bachelor of Arts in Education from the University of Northern Colorado in 1971.
He married Nancy Stell in Longmont, CO December 28, 1973 at First Evangelical Lutheran Church.
John worked in the St. Vrain Valley School district for 30 years where he taught and spent time at multiple schools with the longest time at Niwot Elementary where he taught art and kindergarten. He loved teaching and cherished his career as an educator.
His other passions included gardening, spending time with family in the mountains at their cabin, and painting in water and oil.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy; children, Zach and Haley; and sisters, Deb and Carole.
Memorial service 2:00pm Friday May 31, 2019 at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Rocky Mountain Conservancy, rmconservancy.org.