Obituaries

Raymond A. Prothman

Raymond Albert Prothman, 95, passed away Friday, Dec. 3, 2021, at the Good Samaritan Society-Albion in Albion.  Ray, son of Albert and Pauline (Borer) Prothman, was born on Jan. 20, 1926, in Cedar Rapids.  Ray is survived by his wife of 72 years, Clareen, two sons: Daniel (Jackie) and David (Jane), both of Albion, five daughters: Jane (Mike) Roesler of Malcolm, Lori (Steve) Wagner of Pierce, Carol Kotas of Wilber, Arlene (Scott) Neidhardt of Albion and Nancy (Dale) Gasper of Columbus, son-in-law Bob (Betty) Anderson of Fremont, sister Mildred Preister of Lindsay, 22 grandchildren, 42 great grandchildren, numerous brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews.
Ray was preceded in death by his parents, three daughters: Judy and Elaine Prothman and Donna Anderson, son-in-law Roger Kotas, great granddaughter Hope Albrecht, sisters: Elizabeth and Martha Prothman, Alberta Cremer, Josephine Wolfe, Rose Schwenke and Rita Ramaeker, three brothers: Harold, Edward and Joe Prothman, numerous brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021, at St Michael’s Catholic Church in Albion with Fr. Mark Tomasiewicz and Deacon Paul Weeder officiating. Burial followed at St. Michael’s Catholic Cemetery, Albion, with Military Rites conducted by American Legion Post 162 and VFW Post 736 of Albion, the Army Funeral Honor Guard, and the American Legion Riders.
Levander Funeral Home of Albion was in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.levanderfuneralhome.com.

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