age 91 of Festus, Missouri, passed away Monday, April 1, 2019 at Scenic Nursing and Rehab Center in Herculaneum, Missouri. She was born April 19, 1927 in Boss, Missouri, the daughter of the late Pearlie (nee Short) and Dallas F. Hutson.
In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband of 55 years Nelson Charles Prockl; sisters Lottie Hutson, Irene Hutson, and Noga (the late Melvin) Myers; sister-in-laws Bertha (the late Morrie) Grossman, Hilda (the late Nick) Pope, Gertrude (the late Ray) Huss, and Elsie (the late Walter) Hunkler.
She is survived by her sons Gerry (Lisa) Prockl of Watertown, Wisconsin, and Kenneth (Lois) Prockl of Tennessee; daughter Carol Prockl of Festus; sister Emma (the late Willard) Hill of Boss; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Gerene and Nelson were joined in marriage on June 3, 1951. She worked with Nelson in his own shop G & N Enterprise, which was opened in 1977; she was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Barnhart, Missouri and was faithful in her participation at Sunday worship services.
Visitation Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Barnhart, from 9:30 A.M. until time of the funeral service at 11:00 A.M. at the church officiated by Pastor Alan Bachert. Interment at National Cemetery, Jefferson Barracks, Missouri. Memorials in her memory are preferred to the Music fund at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Barnhart or the American Heart Association.