Rene Prieto 38, died Wednesday, November 21, 2018, in Wichita, KS, surrounded by his loving family.
Visitation will be held from noon to 6 p.m. on Monday, November 26, 2018, at Abundant Harvest Church of the Nazarene, 1120 N Glenarm St, Pratt, KS 67124. Service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 27, 2018, also at Abundant Harvest Church of the Nazarene.
He was born July 28, 1980, in Scott City, KS, and grew up in Satanta, KS, where he graduated in 1999. While in high school, he participated in football, powerlifting, track and baseball. He then attended Garden City Community College, where he received an Associates Degree in Criminal Justice. It is during this time that he met the love of his life, the former, Katie Jo Crotinger.
On November 8, 2003, he married Katie in Cimarron, KS. They moved to Pratt, KS, in 2013, and together they were blessed with two beautiful young ladies, Kendra Rene Prieto and Morgan Riley Prieto. He valued being a part of his church and enjoyed being on the open road on his street bike, power lifting, being with family and was an avid Atlanta Braves and Dallas Cowboys fan.
He is survived by his loving wife, Katie Jo Crotinger Prieto; two loving daughters, Kendra Rene Prieto and Morgan Riley Prieto; his mother, Isabell Castaneda of Sublette, KS; father, Frank Prieto of Ulysses, KS; six brothers, Mark Anthony Torres of Godley, TX, Augustine Prieto of Fort Benning, GA, Norberto Holguin of Midland, TX, Conrrado Holguin and Emmanuel Holguin of Garden City, KS, Saul Castaneda of Sublette, KS; and four sisters, Veronica Prieto-Nevarez and Sandra Prieto of Liberal, KS, and Monique and Raquel Castaneda of Sublette, KS. Rene also leaves behind 18 nephews and 14 nieces.
He was preceded in death by four grandparents and his younger brother, Luis Holguin.
Memorial donations may be made to the Rene Prieto children's fund. Arrangements entrusted to Heritage Funeral Home, Andover, KS, and online guest book may be signed at www.heritageofandover.com.