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Harold Lee Prochaska

October 7, 1937 October 16, 2019
Harold Lee Prochaska
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Obituary for Harold Lee Prochaska

Harold Lee Prochaska, 82, of Waterloo, died Wednesday, October 16, at MercyOne Waterloo Medical Center.

He was on born October, 7, 1937 in Orchard, Iowa, the son of Emil and Verna (Canny) Prochaska. He attended and graduated from Orchard schools and was a part of the basketball and baseball teams, a member of the student council, class plays, and sang in school chorus groups. He was in the U.S. Navy Reserve then went into the U.S. Army and was stationed in Oklahoma. He was employed at John Deere Waterloo Tractor Works for 35 years, retiring in 1995. He enjoyed taking his daily cruises, gardening, hunting, fishing, being around his grandchildren, and supporting the Iowa State Cyclones.

He is survived by his children, Jeff (Christy) Prochaska of Orchard, grandchildren Shannon, Katelin, Courtney, and Shelby. Pam (Leigh) Reed of Milltown,Wi, grandchildren Justin and Sara. Lynnette (Jerry) Locke of Evansdale, Ia, grandchildren Austin and Jessica. Brian (Angie) Prochaska of Osceola, Wi, grandchildren Mackenna, Emma, and Caleb. A sister-in-law, Huberta Prochaska and several great-grandchildren.

Preceeded in death by: his parents, Emil and Verna Prochaska, siblings; Charles Prochaska, Glen Prochaska, Marie (Jack) Knight, Dorothy (Hubert) Boekemeier, and infant sister, Margaret Prochaska. Nephews; Michael Boekemeier, John Charles Prochaska, Paul Prochaska, and niece, Garnet Knight.

Services will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, October 19, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Waterloo, with burial in Orchard Cemetery, Orchard. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, October 18, at Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup Funeral Service on West Ridgeway, where there will be a 4 p.m. rosary. Visitation will continue at the church for an hour before services on Saturday.


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Visitation

Friday

18

Oct

4:00 PM 10/18/2019 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 10/18/2019 7:00:00 PM
Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup - West Ridgeway

300 West Ridgeway Ave.
Waterloo, IA 50701

Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup - West Ridgeway
300 West Ridgeway Ave. Waterloo 50701 IA
United States

Rosary

Friday

18

Oct

4:00 PM 10/18/2019 4:00:00 PM
Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup - West Ridgeway

300 West Ridgeway Ave.
Waterloo, IA 50701

Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup - West Ridgeway
300 West Ridgeway Ave. Waterloo 50701 IA
United States

Mass of Christian Burial

Saturday

19

Oct

10:00 AM 10/19/2019 10:00:00 AM
Sacred Heart Catholic Church

627 West Fourth Street
Waterloo, IA 50701

Sacred Heart Catholic Church
627 West Fourth Street Waterloo 50701 IA
United States
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