Sophie Prull Nov. 13, 1921 – Sept. 15, 2020


Sophie Prull

      Sophie Prull, age 98, died Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020 at Stone Hill Communities in Dubuque following a brief illness.

      A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday morning, Oct. 12, 2020 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with interment in the Sacred Heart Cemetery. Friends may call from 3 until 6 p.m. Sunday at Goettsch Funeral Home, Monticello, where a parish vigil will be held at 3 p.m. Mask must be worn and fitted properly over the nose and mouth at all times to enter the funeral home or the church. Social distancing needs to be practiced as well. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Sacred Heart Catholic Church or the Salvation Army of Eastern Iowa.

      Surviving are Dwayne (Mary Jo) Prull of Venice, Fla., Denise (Wes) Prull of Phoenix, Ariz., her daughter-in-law, LaRue Prull of Nampa, Idaho, grandchildren Chad Prull, Kerri Prull, Jason Meyer and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Richard in 1992, a son Dale in 2020, her sister, Lucille Price and a brother, Bob Holub.

      Sophie Frances Holub was born Nov. 13, 1921 at Prairieburg, Iowa. She was the daughter of Joseph and Francis Kula, Holub. She received her education in the rural schools near her home. Sophie married Richard Prull on Aug. 8, 1946 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Anamosa. The couple farmed near Center Junction until they retired from active farming in 1982. Following Richard's death, Sophie continued to live on the farm until the age of 97 when she moved to a care facility.

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