Steven R. Pralle
Steven Roy Pralle age 47, of Latimer, Iowa, passed away Saturday July 9, 2005, at the Franklin General Hospital in Hampton, Iowa.
Funeral Services will be held 2:00 P.M. Friday July 15, 2005 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Latimer with Pastor Marvin Lorenz officiating. Burial will be held at St. Paul’s Cemetery in Latimer.
Visitation will be held Thursday July 14, 2005 5:00 P.M to 7:00 P.M. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Latimer and one hour prior to services at the church on Friday.
Steven Roy Pralle son of Roy William and Mary Ellen (Borcherding) Pralle was born on May 30, 1958 in Hampton. He was raised and educated in Latimer graduating from Cal Community School 1976.
He was confirmed at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Latimer in 1972 and was a lifelong member. He served as head usher, a trustee, and was on the finance committee.
On December 28, 1985 Steve was untied in marriage to Sara Wolken at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. To this union three daughters were born.
Steve worked construction and at the Coulter Elevator. He then started farming and raised his family. He was a member of Farm Bureau, the Latimer Fire Department for 22 years serving; as Fire Chief for five years.
He enjoyed camping and spending time with his family and friends. Steve always said “Pralle family fun day is Sunday not Monday!”
Steve is survived by his wife, Sara of Latimer; his parents, Roy and Mary Ellen Pralle of Latimer; three daughters, Leslie B., Angela D. and Michelle E; six sisters, Nancy Junge and her husband Steve of Johnston, Susan Hanson and her husband Dave of La Mont, Kathie McGinnis of Johnston, Rhonda Yee and her husband Gene of Boyton Beach, FL, Linda Dietz and her husband Rob of Dows,
Karen Christensen and her husband Todd of Urbandale; numerous relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents; and one sister Laurie.