Norma L. Prasse (nee Hartlaub), age 102, a resident of Naperville, IL since 1953, passed away on Wednesday, October 20, 2021, at home, with her family by her side. She was born March 6, 1919 in Cincinnati, OH.
Beloved wife of 63 years to the late Erwin T. 'Erv' Prasse, whom she married February 7, 1942 and who preceded her in death on June 19, 2005, loving mother of Erv (Jann) Prasse, Nina (Larry) Wessels, Greg (Hope) Prasse, Gretchen (Larry) Losurdo, Chris (Susan) Prasse, Joanne (Greg) Ackard, Jerry Prasse, Bernie (Tim) Hill, Meg Prasse and the late Michael "Mike" (Mary Carole) Prasse, adored grandmother of Nate (Lauren) and Tamara (Larry); Rich (Patty), Christy (the late Stan) and Kelly (Tommy); Lisa (Greg), Megan (Matt) and Marc (Kelsey); Adam (Malene) and Nicole; the late Matt and Renae; Melissa (Michael), Samantha (Eric) and Garrett; Mikala and Samuel; Madeline (Luke), Stephanie (Nick) and Patrick; Sarrah (Ben), Elijah and Jay; Sidney, Christen, Michael and Clara, cherished great-grandmother of Jordan and Cole; Lawrence, Samantha, Simon and Veronica; Leslie and Tyler; Sydny and Austin; Shelby and Kylie; Carter, Alyssa and Owen; Avery and Haley; Lucan and Ennio; Landree, Leighton and Bentley; Nolan; Delaney and Edith; Theodore and Miles; Eve and Simone; step-great-grandmother of Ryan, Lyssa and Jodi, great-great-grandmother of Coleson, devoted daughter of the late Sylvester and Loretta (nee Gerver) Hartlaub, fond sister of George "Bud" (Joan) Hartlaub, Jacquelyn (the late Dr. Donald) Carducci, Phillip (Jeannie) Hartlaub and the late Lawrence (the late Helen) Hartaub, the late Donald (the late Shirley) Hartlaub, the late Dr. Eugene (the late Anne) Hartlaub, the late Ruth (the late Charlie) Hall, the late Anne (the late Richard) Ceranek and the late Agnes (the late Ted) Swaback, two sisters-in-law, the late Marilyn (the late Joe) Horvatin and the late Elsa (the late Dale) Harden, fond aunt, great-aunt, great-great-aunt and friend of many.
Norma grew up in Chicago's Portage Park neighborhood, was a member of St. Bartholomew Catholic Church and was a graduate of Carl Schurz High School. Norma was primarily a homemaker but also worked at Edward Hospital in Naperville as an aide and ward clerk in the Obstetrics Department, retiring in 1991 after 25 years.
Norma was a longtime member of SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Naperville and it's Altar & Rosary Society. She was an avid bridge player .
Visitation will be held Wednesday, November 3, 2021, 3:00-8:00 PM at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, November 4, 11:00 AM at SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 36 N. Ellsworth St., Naperville.
Interment: SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery, Naperville.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Norma's memory may be made to: SS. Peter & Paul Catholic School, to be used for tuition assistance, 201 E. Franklin Ave., Naperville, IL 60540, (630) 355-0113, https://www.sspeterandpaulschool.com/
For more information, please call (630) 355-0213 or visit www.friedrich-jones.com
Published by Naperville Sun on Oct. 31, 2021.