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Betty J. Prohaska
Betty J. Prohaska, 80, passed away Thursday, Oct.10.
Born July 4, 1933, in Park Falls to Chester and Helen Alley, she was preceded in death by her husband, Frederick J. Prohaska.
In her early years she worked as a cook at the Milrose Inn (Milwaukees Great Kitchen Escape) and was a den mother with the Boy Scouts of America. A member for many years of Sacred Heart Church in Milwaukee, she volunteered a lot of her time to the church and school, was a CPR instructor for the American Red Cross and a frequent donor for many years at the Milwaukee Blood Center. She will be missed by her family.
She is survived by her children, Rick (Frederick) Prohaska, of Goodman, Jim Prohaska, of Milwaukee, Peggy (Fred) Noeske, of Florence, Mark (Rebecca) Prohaska, of Waukesha, Vernon (Nancy) Prohaska, of Columbus, Ga., Eric (Marie) Prohaska, of Williston, N.D., Betty Hardy and Anthony (Bobbie Jo) Prohaska, of Marinette and a brother, Steven Alley of Ogama, Wi. She dearly loved her 44 grandchildren and 44 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by three daughters, Donna L. Marefke, Michelle A. Wier and Norma M. Schuls; a son, Michael J. Prohaska; two brothers, James Alley of Park Falls and Bobby Alley of Chicago and four sisters, Audrey and Helen Alley, of San Francisco, Ca., Donna Calloway, of Park Falls and Judy Margraf, of Chicago.
Friends called at Hansen-Onion-Martell Funeral Home from 3 until 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, with funeral services held at 4 p.m. Deacon Jerome Thetreau officiated with burial in Holy Cross Cemetery, Milwaukee.