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Angela Pruse

March 20, 1918 — January 6, 2016

Angela T. Pruse, 97, Silver Bay died Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at the Minnesota Veteran’s Home in Silver Bay

She was born March 20, 1918 to Victor and Angela (Strukel) Janezich in Ely, Minnesota, where she grew up and graduated from high school.  After graduating from Young and Hersch Business College in Cleveland, she went to work for Chrysler Corp. During World War II she was employed by General Motors as a riveter, and later inspector. She married Albert Pruse in 1947, and they moved to Babbitt in 1954 and to Silver Bay in 1955, where she has since made her home.

She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Silver Bay, and the American Fraternal Union, Ely.  Angela was an avid reader and volunteer for the Kitchen Circle at St. Mary’s Church.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband Albert in 1994; son, Mark; sisters, Margaret Pruse, and Agatha Forrest.

She is survived by her sons, Victor (Rebecca) of Two Harbors, Wayne (Lynn) of Bismarck ND, and Eugene (Martha) of Spring, Texas; daughter Maxine Pruse of Dubuque, Iowa; daughter-in-law, Jean Pruse; 8 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.

Per Angela’s wishes, a private celebration of life will be held. Burial at Sawtooth Mountain Cemetery.


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