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Lucille R. Prey

Thursday, July 7, 2011
9:00 AM until 11:00 AM
Peace United Church of Christ
S. Sawyer St

Thursday, July 7, 2011
11:00 AM
Peace United Church of Christ
S. Sawyer St.
Shawano, WI

Lucille R. Prey, age 93 of Shawano, passed away peacefully Sunday afternoon, July 3, 2011 at the Birch Hill Care Center in Shawano, surrounded by her loving family. She had been a resident there for the past three months.
Lucille was born March 17, 1918 in Shawano, a daughter of the late Thomas and Alice (Day) Drake. She attended the Shawano Schools.
On February 26, 1938 she was united in marriage to Ralph Prey in Shawano. Following their marriage the couple moved to Clintonville.
Lucille stayed at home to raise her children, and at the age of 42, went to work at Hotz Mfg. in Shawano. She worked there for over twenty years, retiring in the mid 70ís.
Her husband Ralph preceded her in death on July 30, 1979.
She is a member of the Peace United Church of Christ in Shawano, where she was active in the Ladies circle.
In her younger years, Lucille had been active at the Shawano Civic Center since it opened. She was also a member of the AARP of Shawano, the XYZ Club in Cecil, The Golden Agers and was also a member of the Shawano Woodlawn Cemetery Association.
She adored her grandchildren! She also enjoyed Holiday camping trips, playing cards, bingo and yahtzee.

She is survived by eleven of her thirteen children; Roger (Millie) Prey of Split Rock; Edward (Helen) Prey of Stevens Point; LaVerne (Fiance-John Goodreau) Burmeister of Shawano; Joann (Jim Pieper) Prey of Gresham; Kay (Jerome) Babino of Oconto; Ralph Jr. (Sharon) Prey of Oconto; Betty (Jerome) Gajewski of Brillion; Barb (Bob) Bohardt of Shawano; Gary (Robin)Prey of Shawano; Jeanette (David) Habeck of Shawano; Jimmy (Regina) Prey of Cecil;
Thirty Six grandchildren; 67 great grandchildren; 32 great-great grandchildren.
Many Nieces and Nephews.
Lucille was preceded in death by two children- Marilyn Prey and Sandra DeBroux;
She was also preceded in death by four brothers, Matt, Wes, Charlie and Adolph Drake.

A memorial service for Lucille Prey will be held on Thursday, July 7 at 11 am at the Peace Church in Shawano. Pastor Marty Black will officiate. Interment will be in the Woodlawn Cemetery, Shawano. Relatives and friends may call at Peace Church on Thursday from 9 am until the hour of service. Schroeder Mickelson Funeral Service of Shawano is in charge of the service arrangements.


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