Obit: Prock, Milton Harold (1943 - 2006)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Prock, Hansen, Haskens, Hodgin, Diedrich, O’Brien

----Sources: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark County, WI) January 11, 2006

Prock, Milton Harold (May 6, 1943 - January 4, 2006)

Milton Prock, age 62, of Hatfield, died Wednesday, January 4, 2006, at his home at Hatfield.

Milton Harold Prock, affectionately known as "Milty", was born on May 6, 1943, in Neillsville, the son of Harold and Pearl (Hansen) Prock. He attended St. Mary’s Catholic School to the eighth grade and then graduated from Neillsville High School in 1963. After graduation Milt worked for his parents at Prock’s Grocery Store on Neillsville’s north side. In November of 1970 he began working in the maintenance department at the Memorial Hospital, now called the Memorial Medical Center, in Neillsville, Wis. He worked for 30 years, retiring in June of 2000. On October 11, 2003 Milton was united in marriage to Jackie Haskens at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Neillsville, Wis. After marriage they moved to Hatfield.

Milton was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and a lifetime member of the Knights of Columbus. During his spare time he enjoyed boating, spending time at the Prock cabin in Hatfield, watching football, especially the Green Bay Packers, and hunting.

Milton is survived by his wife, Jackie; one daughter, Lauren, of Hatfield; two sons, Marcus and Cameron Hodgin, of Merritt Island, FL; his mother, Pearl, of Neillsville; two sisters, Mary Diedrich, of Neillsville, Caroline (Eugene) O’brien, of Delafield; three nephews and two nieces and many cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father, Harold; two brothers, Maynard and Mike; his grandparents, the Procks and Hansens; and a nephew, Tom.

The Mass of Christian Burial for Milton was held Saturday, January 7, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Neillsville, Wis. The Celebrant was The Very Reverend FR. Woodrow Pace. Ronald Resong, organist and St. Mary’s Choir provided music. Interment was in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.

Casket Bearers were: Tom Harr, John Hubing, Chuck Kaufman, Dave Lenz, Kenneth Mohr and Bobby Mortenson.

The Gesche Funeral Home assisted Milton’s family with funeral arrangements.



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