Obit: Prock, Pearl Harriet (1915 - 2009)

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Surnames: Prock, Johnson, Hansen, Diedrich, O’Brien, Mazola-Imig, Walker, Dobbs, Pace, Resong

----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood Co., Wis.) Friday, 9 Jan. 2009

Prock, Pearl Harriet (20 Dec. 1915 - 8 Jan. 2009)

Pearl Prock, 93, of Neillsville died Thursday, Jan. 8, 2009, at the Memorial Health and Rehabilitation Center in Neillsville.

Pearl Harriet Prock was born Dec. 20, 1915, in Price County at Catawba, the daughter of Harry and Christine (Johnson) Hansen. She was united in marriage to Harold Prock on May 8, 1937, at Saint Mary's Catholic Church in Neillsville. They owned and operated the Globe General Store on the southeast corner of HOG corner. Later, they moved the store to Neillsville and operated it as Prock's Grocery Store. Harold died in 1976.

She is survived by two daughters; Mary Diedrich of Neillsville and Caroline (Gene) O'Brien of Delafield; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; three sisters, Belle Mazola-Imig of Fairchild, Evelyn Walker of Rice Lake and Lila Dobbs of Florida.

The Mass of Christian burial for Pearl will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 10, 2009, at Saint Mary's Catholic Church in Neillsville, with the Rev. Woodrow Pace officiating. Music will be provided by Ronald Resong, organist and Saint Mary's Choir. Interment will be in Saint Mary's Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with a 7:30 p.m. prayer service Friday at the Gesche Funeral in Neillsville.

The Gesche Funeral Home is assisting Pearl's family with arrangements.



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