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Roger D. Prochaska

October 31, 1939 ~ November 9, 2021 (age 82)



  Roger D. Prochaska, 82, passed away Tuesday, November 9, 2021, in Hutchinson. He was born October 31, 1939, in Ellsworth, KS to Frank and Doris (Hamilton) Prochaska. Roger married Janice Lyne on February 24, 1962. Before and after serving in the United States Army, he was a heavy equipment operator, operating anything with a Caterpillar engine. He enjoyed golfing, bowling, hunting with his son, fishing, camping with family, and most importantly his granddaughters. He was an avid train fan and enjoyed traveling, visiting all 50 states and Canada. Roger was a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church where he served as an elder and the American Legion Post #174, both of Ellsworth.

  Roger is survived by his wife, Janice of Ellsworth; son, Robert Prochaska (Sara) of Ellsworth; daughter, Lori Most (Shane Haase) of Ellsworth; granddaughters, Cassie and Chelsy Most of Ellsworth; sister, Jolene Schultz of Kanopolis; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Blanche Bartlett; and granddaughter, D.J. Prochaska.

  Visitation: 4-8 p.m., Sunday, November 14, 2021, with family present 6-8 p.m., at Parsons Funeral Home in Ellsworth.

  Funeral service: 10:00 a.m., Monday, November 15, 2021, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Ellsworth with burial following in Ellsworth Memorial Cemetery.

  Memorial contributions may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church or Ellsworth American Legion Post #174, c/o, Parsons Funeral Home, PO Box 45, Ellsworth, KS 67439. 

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Funeral Service


November 14, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Parsons Funeral Home
307 N. Lincoln Ave.
Ellsworth, KS 67439

Funeral Service
November 15, 2021

10:00 AM
Immanuel Lutheran Church, Ellsworth
905 Stanberry St.
Ellsworth, KS 67439

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