Lola Prigge

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Lola E. Prigge, 88
Lola was born on Feb. 2, 1920, the daughter of George F. and Minnie (Schwerger) Kunze in Sleepy Eye, Minn. She was united in marriage to Peter Johnson on Aug. 18, 1940, and he died in April 1977. She was married to Edgar Prigge on Sept. 28, 1982. Lola was a teacher in rural schools in Sleepy Eye and Brownsdale Elementary. She also taught summer school in Austin. After teaching she was Catalog Manager at J.C. Penny in Austin. Lola was a member of our Savior Mower County and she sang in the church choir all her life.
Lola is survived by children, Steven (Cil) Johnson, Minnesota City, Minn., Judith (Paul) Thompson, Ankeny, Iowa, Randy (Jane) Johnson, Wabasha, Minn.; step son, Wayne (Jan) Prigge, Anchorage, Alaska; 13 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; three sisters, Evelyn Wyatt and Arla Spears of Rochester, and Hazel Grams of Slayton, Minn.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands; son, Kenneth Johnson; sisters, Lucille Schroeder and Melva Loftus.
The funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 3, 2008, at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Brownsdale with Vicar Jeff Sage Officiating. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 2, 2008, at the Czaplewski Family Funeral Home in Brownsdale and one hour before the service at the church. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Brownsdale.

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