Pamela Makarewicz "Pam" Pray

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Pamela Ann Pam

Makarewicz Pray

1957 - 2013

Pamela Ann Pam Makarewicz Pray, 56 of Clinton, Ia., passed away on Nov. 22, 2013, after a brief, courageous battle with cancer.

Pam was born on April 14, 1957, in Des Moines, Ia., to Joseph Makarewicz and Judith Springer Coe. Pam graduated from Clear Lake High School in Clear Lake, Ia., and received a bachelors degree from the University of Iowa.

Pam had previously been married to Steve Pray and they had one daughter, Megan.

Pam was employed by Parco Ltd. For 32 years, most recently as a Director of HR and Training.

Most importantly, Pam led a healthy, active lifestyle. She was thrilled to be a new grandmother to her first granddaughter, Sawyer. She also enjoyed spending time with her Labrador, Harry. Pam enjoyed traveling and had the opportunity to experience many areas of the U.S. and other areas of the world with family and friends. She also enjoyed kayaking, hiking, biking, and playing tennis. She also enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.

Pam is survived by her daughter, Megan (Chris Dove) Pray; and granddaughter, Sawyer; mother, Judy Coe of Clinton; her father, Joe Makarewicz of Kenosha, Wis.; her two brothers, Chuck Makarewicz of Orange, Calif., and Brian (Heather) Coe and their daughter, Deeja of DesMoines, Ia.; her three step-brothers, Michael (Cindy) Graham of Kenosha, Wis., Jim (Nancy) Graham of Madison, Wis., and Chris (Joanne) Graham of Colorado; and her companion, Mike Clark of Clinton, Ia.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents; and her stepmother, Patricia Makarewicz.

Funeral services were held in Clinton, Ia., on Nov. 26, 2013.

Piasecki-Althaus Funeral Home & Cremation Services

3720 39th Avenue

Kenosha, Wisconsin 53144


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Published online at on Dec. 1, 2013
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