obit: Dorothy Gallia Pruetz
Born on Jan. 17, 1940
YOAKUM - Dorothy Pruetz, age 72, passed away Wednesday, November 21, 2012.
She was born in Yoakum to Joe F. Gallia and Mathilda Morisak Gallia on January 17, 1940. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and was a housewife. Survivors: husband Orville Pruetz; was a loving mother to daughter, Dr. Jill Pruetz of Ames, Iowa and son Todd Pruetz and wife Erin of San Antonio; grandchildren: Devin, Faith, and Grace Pruetz; brother: Victor Gallia of Goliad; nephews: Malcolm, Mark, Ronnie, and Larry Jacob of Yoakum.
Preceded in death by parents; brothers; Joe and Alvin Gallia, and sister, Bessie Jacob.
Visitation will be held at 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Friday at Thiele-Cooper Funeral Home. Rosary will be recited Saturday, November 24th, at 1:30 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, followed by funeral mass at 2 p.m., with Rev. Matthew Huehlefeld officiating. Burial will be at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
Pallbearers; Jill Pruetz, Todd Pruetz, Malcolm Jacob, Mark Jacob, Ronnie Jacob, and Larry Jacob. Honorary pallbearers: her grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Neighbor Ape non-profit organization, 1216 Burnett, Ames, IA, 50010, or donor's choice
On-line guest book may be signed at www.thielecooper.com
Arrangements by Thiele-Cooper Funeral Home in Yoakum 231-293-5656.
Victoria Advocate, November 22, 2012