OBIT – Conrad Prukop Sr.

MISSION – Conrad W. Prukop Sr., 96, passed away on Monday, April 16, 2018, at his home in Mission.

Mr. Prukop was born on Feb. 9, 1922, at home in Kosciusko. The family moved to the McCook area in 1928. He was a WWII veteran serving in the US Marine Corps. After his service, he returned to McCook for a lifelong career in farming and married Christine Helen Keller, on Feb. 12, 1946.

Survivors include his wife, of 72 years, Christine Keller Prukop of Mission; children, Wallace Prukop of San Benito, Gabriel Prukop of Port Aransas, Veronica Schievelbein of Katy, Benedict Prukop of Austin and Conrad Prukop of Mission; siblings, Emil Prukop, Irene Lyssy and Hedwig Kotara; and 15 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Gertrude Prukop, and siblings, Frank Prukop, Phillip Prukop and Sophie Foley.

Visitation will be held on Friday, April 20, from 5 to 9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. rosary at Ric Brown Family Funeral Home in Mission. A funeral mass will be held on Saturday, April 21, at 10 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in McCook. Burial follows at Immaculate Conception Cemetery in McCook.

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