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Dale E. Pruss

January 20, 1939 ~ April 19, 2022 (age 83)

Obituary

Dale E. Pruss, age 83, of Wisconsin Rapids, passed away Tuesday, April 19, 2022 at Aspirus Riverview Hospital.

Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Monday, April 25, 2022 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Wisconsin Rapids. Pastor Tim Ritter will officiate. Interment will be at Forest Hill Mausoleum in Wisconsin Rapids. Visitation will be from 9:00 A.M. until the time of service at 11:00 A.M. on Monday at the church. Herman-Taylor Funeral Home is honored to be assisting the family.

Dale was born January 20, 1939 in Wausau, WI to William and Anna (Janke) Pruss. He graduated from Athens High School in 1957. Dale married Audrey Frickenstein on July 25, 1964 at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Wausau, WI. He was employed by Consolidated Papers, Inc. as a mill worker for 43 years.

Dale loved spending time fishing, hiding Easter eggs, and other activities with his grandchildren. He was part of the original Rosewood Estates families. Dale was very active in church bible studies. He went out every Wednesday morning for breakfast with the guys. He also liked to ride his bike through the neighborhood with his friends. In his spare time, he enjoyed woodworking and a good competitive game of Sheepshead.

Dale is survived by his wife, Audrey; daughter, Laura (Gary Clay) Pruss; son, Kelly (Rebecca) Pruss; grandchildren: Alex, Matthew, Anna and Emily Pruss; and brother, Harold Pruss.

He is preceded in death by his parents, William and Anna Pruss; brothers: Earl (Mildred) Pruss, Wilbert (Junette) Pruss, Vernon (Barbara) Pruss; sisters: Mildred (Wilbur) Utech, Doris (Roy) Krueger, Valeria (Victor) Harder, Lenore (Cyrus) Pruss; sister-in-law, Audrey Pruss.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the ICU staff of Aspirus Riverview Hospital for the excellent care they provided to Dale and the family.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
April 25, 2022

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Immanuel Lutheran Church
160 8th Street North
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494

Funeral Service
Monday
April 25, 2022

11:00 AM
Immanuel Lutheran Church
160 8th Street North
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494

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