Mary Proshek

February 10, 1934 - November 23, 2022

Mary L. Proshek, nee Mahowald, age 88, of New Prague, passed away peacefully in her home at Praha Village on Wednesday, November 23, 2022. Mary was born and raised in New Prague. She married William (Bill) Proshek on May 5, 1956. Mary spent many years raising their 4 children, working around town in New Prague, as well as taking care of many family and friends. She loved her community and many friends at Praha Village. She enjoyed reading, puzzles, playing cards, gardening and sporting events of all kinds.

Mary is survived by her children, Scott (Patty), Todd (Mary Kay), Tom (Sandy), and Ann (Steve) Brickman. Also surviving are grandchildren, Nathan (Kim), Morgan (Crystal), Paul (Tina), Katelyn (Tyler) Koonst, Bria & Madison Brickman; step-grandkids, Rob (Sarah) Svobodny, Alix Svobodny, Dani Johnson, and Melina (Matt) Hannula; great-grandchildren, Adam & Hailey Proshek, Ben & Will Proshek, Katie, Grant, and Cora Koonst; sister-in-law, Ginny Mahowald; brother-in-law, John Sexton.

Mary was preceded in death by her husband, William (Bill) Proshek on September 17, 2019; parents, Ray and “Ella” Mahowald; brothers, Dr. Lee (Patricia) Mahowald and Allen Mahowald; sisters, Rita (Dale) Swenson, Jane (Kelly) Kallal, and Margaret Sexton.

Due to the approaching storm, the funeral has been changed:
Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, December 26, 2022 at 11 AM at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church. Mass will be live-streamed on Visitation will take place from 10 – 11 AM at church. Burial will occur at St. Wenceslaus Cemetery followed by lunch at the New Prague Golf Club.

In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to the American Cancer Society or St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church.

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Kathi Jaffe
11 months ago

All our Love ❤️ Aunt Mary always brought a smile to my heart.

Susan Adams
11 months ago

So sorry for your Families loss ,Bob n Sue

Marianne Appell
11 months ago

Sending you and your family love.

Toni & Dan Hill
11 months ago

So sorry for your loss Ann. Hugs. Losing a mother is the hardest.

11 months ago

Sorry for your loss. I am sending my thoughts and prayers to you and your family. Btw your moms birthday is the same as mine. I will think of her and your family every year on that day.

Delilah Korbel Vohnoutka
1 year ago

I enjoyed working with Mary, so very much, at Remes Drug, she was so full of life!

Loretta Vinger
1 year ago

Sorry for your loss. I will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers.

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