Carol Stephens Preuss

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Carol Stephens Preuss of New Braunfels passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her loved ones on Tuesday, August 13th at the age of 62. She is survived by her husband and soulmate of 28 years, Kerry Richardson; her two beloved sons, Sean Preuss and Cory Preuss, and their wives Katey and Vanessa; and stepdaughter, Casey Richardson. She is also survived by her nine treasured grandchildren, Harper, Trenton, Peyton, Kaylyn, Holly, Dominique, Andrew, Elijah, and Isaiah. She is further survived by her father and mother, Norman E. and Doris L. Stephens, and brother David Stephens, along with numerous uncles, aunts, nieces and nephews. She will be missed by her cherished fur baby, Rem, whom was faithfully by her side every day. Carol was born in New Braunfels, TX on September 4, 1956. She graduated from New Braunfels High School in 1975. She was employed for the last 28 years doing payroll for Bluebonnet Motors in New Braunfels. She enjoyed boating on the lake with her husband, family and friends, as well as vacationing at the coast with her loved ones. Her love of cooking and baking was enjoyed by all. In lieu of flowers, the family requests your gifts be donated to the Carol Preuss Memorial Fund (Carol’s Final Gift) at (search: Carol Preuss). All donations will be given to the American Cancer Society in her name. A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, August 25th at 4:00 PM at the Old Ice House, 1407 Old Hwy 81, New Braunfels. The family would love anyone who has known and loved her to share any photos at

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  1. My thoughts and prayers go out to Carol’s family and friends. There are no words to express this loss, but I hope beautiful memories of her bring comfort and help her spirit live on. To my knowledge, her deepest love was for her boys and the kitchen. Her baking/cooking skills were undeniable, as was her love for her family and friends. I know she is and will be deeply missed by all those she has touched and impacted. <3

  2. I am so sorry to hear of Carol’s passing. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with the family during this time of sorrow.

  3. My heart is broken with Carol’s passing. Even though the years had taken our lives in different directions, we could always pick up our relationship as if we’d spoken the day before. She will forever live in my heart and memories, and those precious memories will always make me smile. Rest well, dear friend, until we meet again.

  4. I am so sad to hear about Carol’s passing. We had a lot of fun as kids. I loved following her posts on Facebook because she always seemed to be having so much fun. Thinking about all of you.

  5. My heart is broken to hear the news of the passing of Carol, our friend and classmate of NBHS 1975. Carol and I enjoyed many happy and fun times together. Always a smile on her face and very kind. My deepest condolences to all the family. Carol will truly be missed. May all the great memories shared together comfort everyone. Rest In Peace.. Until we meet again..

  6. I met Carol in 5th grade at Seele Elementary. We, also, both attended First Baptist Church where we were very active during our youth. I remember slumber parties and camp for both Church and Girl Scouts. God bless her and may she now rest in peace. She was always a smile and a laugh, she truly loved life.

  7. Kerry, so sorry for the loss of your beautiful Carol. I remember how kindly you spoke of her. You and your family are in our prayers.
    Carol and Ted Erwin

  8. Kerry, so sorry for you and your family’s loss. I’ve been through the same, so I feel your pain. I did not know Carol, but I know she had to be a wonderful person. Take care. I’ll be praying for you. Cindy Mitchell Riffe

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