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Jeannette Pranschke

January 23, 1943 July 25, 2012
Jeannette Pranschke
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Jeannette L. Pranschke Mapleton, IA - Jeannette L. Pranschke, 69, of Mapleton, Iowa passed away Wednesday, July 25, 2012, at St. Luke's Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa. A graveside service will be held at a later date. Armstrong Funeral Home in Mapleton is in charge of the arrangements. Jeannette Lavonne Pranschke was born Januray 23, 1943, at Ute, Iowa, the daughter of Edward and Viola (Kroll) Pranschke. The family moved to the Nelson farm east of Soldier, Iowa in 1945, where she and her sister, Janice, enjoyed exploring the beautiful fields and streams, until 1955, when they moved to Castana, Iowa where Jeannette finished out her school years graduating in 1961. In 1962, she began her job of handling insurance claims for Wooldridge Insurance Agency in Sioux City, Iowa until 1991. In 1992, Jeannette bought her home in Mapleton, Iowa in order to be a caregiver for her father until 2005. Jeannette devoted a lot of time to working in her yard, enjoying landscaping and watching the birds and squirrels. She enjoyed her retirement years in peace and quiet, reading her spiritual books and cooking good old-fashioned meals. She was baptized imto the Lutheran faith at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Ute, Iowa in 1944 and enjoyed worshiping by watching Dr. Schuler at the Crystal Cathedral every Sunday morning, since the 1970's. She is survived by a sister, Jan Johnson of Sioux City; a niece, Glenda Vollmer of Arkansas City, Kansas; and a niece-in-law, Karen Johnson. Jeannette was preceded in death by her parents Edward and Viola Pranschke; a brother-in-law, Bob Johnson; and a nephew, Guy Johnson.



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