Dennis Ignatius Pruski, 67
Dennis Ignatius Pruski, of Hartford, was born to eternal life Saturday, June 18, 2016, at the age of 67.
He was born Nov. 24, 1948, in Milwaukee, the son of Norbert and Martha (nee Wilczewski) Pruski. Dennis graduated from Dominican High School in 1967. He married Rita Loosen on Sept. 10, 1977, at St. Mary of the Hill in Hubertus. They resided in the Hartford area for their entire married life. He was an active member of St. Mary of the Hill Parish, as well as a former parish council member and trustee.
Dennis worked for Home Glass in Milwaukee for more than 30 years and co-owned the business for the past 15 years. His family and friends were very important to him. He loved spending time with them going fishing in Three Lakes and Canada; bowling; attending Milwaukee Brewers and Wisconsin Badgers games, and other sporting events; as well as attending his nieces’ and nephews’ baseball games, plays and musicals.
He is survived by his loving wife, Rita (nee Loosen); his dearest children, Diane (Josh Elmer) Pruski of Naperville, Illinois, and Timothy (Roberta) Pruski of Champaign, Illinois; and his precious grandchildren, Alexandra and Samantha. He is also survived by his sister, Catherine Twiford of Hartford; his brothers, Kenneth (Linda) Pruski of West Bend and Anthony Pruski of Milwaukee; his mother-in-law, Marian Loosen of Hartford; and nieces, nephews, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; father-in-law, Anthony Loosen; and his brother-in-law, Larry Twiford.
Visitation is from 3-5:45 p.m. Thursday, June 23, at the Basilica of Holy Hill. Mass of Resurrection will follow at 6 p.m. Interment will be 9:30 a.m. Friday, June 24, at St. Augustine Cemetery.
Memorials are appreciated to The Basilica of Holy Hill, 1515 Carmel Road Hubertus, WI 53033; St. Mary of the Hill Parish, 1515 Carmel Road Hubertus, WI 53033; or the American Brain Tumor Association 8550 W. Bryn Mawr Avenue Suite 550 Chicago, IL 60631.
The Berndt-Ledesma Funeral Home — Hartford is serving the family: www.berndt-ledesma.com.