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Florence Eleanor Prejs


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Florence Eleanor Prejs Obituary
Prejs, Florence Eleanor (Orlowski)
Florence Eleanor Prejs (Orlowski), 92, passed away peacefully with her family at her bedside on December 6, 2015. Visitation will be Monday, December 28, 2015, from 5:00 to 7:00 PM followed by praying of the Rosary at Hansen Desert Hills Mortuary and Cemetery, 6500 E Bell Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85254. A celebration of Florence's life will occur at her funeral on Tuesday, December 29, 2015, at 11 AM at Blessed Sacrament Roman Catholic Parish, 11300 N. 64th Street Scottsdale, AZ 85254. Florence was born to Frank and Blanche Orlowski in Hamtramck, MI, on August 27, 1923. Florence embraced and loved the polish customs, traditions, and food that filled her childhood home. Florence completed high school, performed clerical work, and finished her career at Sears, Roebuck and Company. She was an avid bowler, gardener, cook, den mother for scouts, loved to travel, and found great comfort in praying the Rosary. She is survived by her husband, Henry A. Prejs. They were married on May 10, 1952, and celebrated their 63rd anniversary this year. She is also survived by her son and daughter-in-law Ken Prejs and Susan Goshert of Phoenix, AZ; her daughter and partner, Cindy Prejs and Gary Wenke of Phoenix, AZ; her daughter and partner, Michelle Prejs and Mark Constable of Mesa, AZ, and her daughter and son-in-law, Marie and David Dwyer of Scottsdale, AZ; her four grandchildren (Jonathan and Matthew Dwyer, Daniel and Emma Prejs); and her brother, Arthur Orlowski of Allen Park, MI. She is preceded in death by her brother, Albin Orlowski of Allen Park, MI. Remembrances may be made in the form of flowers or a memorial contribution to The Society of St. Vincent de Paul, P.O. Box 13600, Phoenix, AZ 85002. Florence was blessed with a loving husband and family and she will be greatly missed. Please visit www.hansenmortuary.com to place online condolences.
Published in The Arizona Republic on Dec. 20, 2015
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