Richard E. Pronold

Jan. 30, 1914 - June 16, 2008

Richard E. Pronold of Milwaukee died peacefully Monday, June 16, 2008, at age 94. He was born Jan. 30, 1914.

Richard was the beloved husband of the late Sarah "Jeanne" (nee Evans); dearest father of Linda (Michael) Lorenzen and Michael (Marianne); cherished grandfather of Annie (Jason) Gonzalez, Doug (Peggy) Lorenzen, Jessica (fiance Christian Cabrera) Pronold, Jackie (Justin) Gonzalez, Tom Lorenzen, Matt (Nicole) Pronold and Andy Lorenzen; great-grandfather of Anthony and Sorelle Gonzalez, Nathan and Micaela Gonzalez and Adilyn Jo Lorenzen; and brother of William, Robert, Paul, Helen and the late Hazel. Richard is further survived by other relatives and friends.

Richard was a proud World War II veteran and a lifetime member of the Old Time Ball Players Association.

A sincere thank you to the staff at Franciscan Woods and Wheaton Franciscan Hospice for their kind and compassionate care.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 19, at Krause Funeral Homes, 9000 W. Capitol Drive, Milwaukee. A Mass of Christian burial will be 10 a.m. Friday, June 20, at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, 3930 N. 92nd St., Milwaukee. Entombment will follow at Wisconsin Memorial Park.

Krause Funeral Home and Cremation Services is serving the family. For more information, call (414) 464-4640 or visit online at to send condolences.