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Dorothy L. Pronold
Dorothy Lee Pronold passed away at home, per her wish, on Friday, Nov. 29.
Born in Menominee on Aug. 9, 1918, the daughter of Joseph and Mary Parent, she graduated from Menominee High School in 1936. While working the handkerchief counter at Lauermans Department Store in Marinette, she met visiting teacher, Norman G. Pronold. They married on Dec. 26, 1941 and spent the next 62 years together. They were blessed with four children, Beth, Pauline, Tom and George.
She worked in the office for the Green Bay Public School system and developed many friends through her work and volunteer activities at St. Matthew Parish. She received personal reward from her years of volunteer service at Bellin hospital. She enjoyed gardening, craftwork and maintaining her longstanding friendships.
She is survived by her children Beth Skupas (Don), Pauline Fortier (Guy), Thomas Pronold and George Pronold (Liz) two nieces; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her parents; aunts; uncles and her husband, Norman.
Family and friends were invited to celebrate her life on Tuesday, Dec. 3 with a viewing from 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. at St. Matthew Church, Allouez. Fr. Larry Seidl officiated with a luncheon following the service. Entombment was in Allouez Catholic Cemetery and Chapel Mausoleum. Cotter Funeral Home, De Pere assisted the family.
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