THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Roland Prausa, 90, of Oconto, passed away Saturday, Oct. 5 at Woodlands of Oconto.
Born Feb. 15, 1923 in Oconto to the late George and Vivian (Couillard) Prausa, he graduated from Lena High School and married Rita Wolfgram on March 12, 1955. He served overseas in the United States Navy during WWII.
He worked for Procter & Gamble in Green Bay for 28 years and his hobbies included motorcycles, hunting, fishing, cross country skiing, riding bicycles and camping in their motor home at Chute Pond. He was a member of First American Lutheran Church, Oconto and Oconto American Legion Jones Modrow Young Post #74.
He is survived by his wife, Rita Prausa, Oconto; a daughter, Lisa (Mark) Smith, Oconto Falls; two sons, Faron (Cheryl) Prausa, Texas; Scott (Wendy) Prausa, Georgia; two sisters, June Janosky and Darlene (Darwin) Baldwin, both of Oconto; two sisters-in-law, Laura Prausa, Shawano and Ruth (Robert) Zimmermann, Manitowoc; a brother-in-law, Oscar (Judy) Wolfgram, Menasha and seven grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Herald, Duane and William Prausa; a sister, Betty Delcore; infant child, Inez Prausa; a brother-in-law, Louie Janosky and father and mother-in-law, Oscar and Erma Wolfgram.
There will be no services at this time. The Gallagher Funeral Home, Oconto, is assisting the family.
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