|Birth: ||Jan. 31, 1918|
|Death: ||Jan. 17, 2011|
Oliver H. Prange, 92, of Prairie du Rocher, Ill., born Jan. 31, 1918, in Fults, Ill., died on Monday, Jan. 17, 2011, at Oak Hill Nursing Home in Waterloo, Ill.
Mr. Prange was a dairy farmer and was the owner of the Prange Dairy from 1950 to 1976. He was a member of the Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Renault, Ill., and the Monroe County Farm Bureau.
Oliver was preceded in death by his parents, Gustav and Hulda, nee Parrot, Prange; four brothers, Adolph, Clarence, Walter and Delbert Prange; and three sisters, Sophia Brandenberg, Bertha Schultz and Lydia Douglas.
Surviving are his wife Jacqueline, nee Aubuchon, Prange, whom he married on Oct. 24, 1942, in St. Louis, Mo.; children, Eugene (fiancee, Ruth) Prange, Sue (Bill) Kunkell, Betty (Dave) Gross, Gail (Marvin) Roy and Tammy (Marty Stempel) Dixon; a sister, Esther Mesnarich; grandchildren and great-grandchildren include Eugene and Ruth's extended family, Rayette Corey, Savannah, Jessica and Allysa; Wade and Crystal Fults; Lara Pope, Lindsey and Steven; Joseph and Amanda Pope and MacKenzie; Veronica Pope and Damion; Bonnie (Brian) Kelley, Anna, Erin, Jack and Shane; Natalie (Mike) Jones, Morgan, Ian and Dylan; Scott (Kimberly) Gross, Jacqueline, Noah, Jillian and Grace; Roger (Krystina) Gross, Adam and Abby; Teresa (Tyler) Buchheit and Adeline; Justin (Cassie) Roy; John and Sarah Dixon. Other survivors include nieces, nephews and cousins.
Memorials may be made to Holy Cross Lutheran Cemetery Fund, to a hospice or the donor's choice.
Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011, at Koch-Liefer Funeral Home in Red Bud, Ill., and from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Renault, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011, at the church with the Rev. Ralph Laufer officiating. Interment in Holy Cross Lutheran Cemetery, Renault, Ill.
KOCH-LIEFER FUNERAL HOME, Red Bud, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat from January 18 to January 19, 2011
Holy Cross Lutheran Cemetery
Created by: Peggy Ray
Record added: Feb 14, 2011
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