Date and Paper Unknown: died July 14, 1972. His parents: George J. Prausa
and Rose Teteak
. George Prausa Dies At Age 78 .
OCONTO - A retired Oconto
County businessman, George J. Prausa, 78, of route 1, Oconto, died
Friday at Riverside Nursing Home in Oconto. Death followed a long
A lifetime resident of
the county, Mr. Prausa operated the Little River general store and was
a cattle dealer for many years before his retirement in 1959. He was
born Dec. 22, 1893, at Spruce.
He was a member of the
Odd fellow lodge, County Line Grange and Lena United Methodist Church.
Mr. Prausa married the
former Vivian Couillard on March 21, 1917, at Oconto. She survives
along with three daughters, Mrs. Lee Delcore of Racine, Mrs. Louis
Janovsky of Milwaukee and Mrs. Darwyn Baldwin of route 1, Oconto; four
sons, Duane, route 1, Oconto, Harold of Appleton, Roland of Oconto and
William of Waukesha.
Also surviving are three
brothers, Charles of Green Lake, Henry of Two Rivers and Robert of
California; six sisters, Mrs. Phillip Smith and Mrs Arthur Wilson of
Milwaukee, Mrs. Henry Bartz of Oconto Falls, Mrs. Edward Steffel of
Spruce, Mrs. Alvina Hansen of Two Rivers and Ruby Prausa, address
unknown; 15 grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
Friends may call at
Gallagher-Pinkart-MacQueen funeral home at 217 Congress St. after 2
p.m. Sunday. Final rites will be held there Monday at 2 p.m. with the
Rev. Dale Jennings officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.
Fellows lodge will conduct rites at the funeral home at 8 p.m. Sunday.
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