Dorothy A. Pritzlage 86, of Park Falls, died on October 16, 2012 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield. She was born on April 24, 1926 to John and Alice (Parker) Hilgart. During WWII Dorothy was a welder at a shipyard in Washington State. On June 22, 1946 she married Louie Pritzl. She was a homemaker, farmer, worked at Phillips Plastics, St. Croix, and the Park Falls School Library. She enjoyed sewing and made many quilts and sweatshirts and gifts for her family.
She is survived by her sons:
and Louie (Brenda)
Carol (Clifton) Surprenant
Beverly (James) Schloer
Barbara (Frank) Symonik
Bernie (Chuck) Chinnock
Betty (Larry) Cain
(40)grandchildren and many great and great-great grandchildren
and Roy “Dennis” Hilgart
and Linda Abel
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Louie, her son Patrick, her granddaughter Jeanie Schloer, and her sisters Hazel Hanson, Donna Lind, and Bernice Yunk.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday October 20, 2012 at 10:30am from St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Park Falls. Fr. Shaji Pazhukkathara will officiate.
Burial will follow at Nola Cemetery in Park Falls.
A visitation will be held on Saturday from 9:30am until the hour of the service at the church.
The Novitzke Funeral Home is assisting the family.