May 19, 1946 - December 8, 2021
Elizabeth A."Lib" Prohosky, age 75, of Rensselaer, passed away on Wednesday, December 8, 2021, at Rush University Hospital in Chicago, IL. Elizabeth was born in Rensselaer, IN on May 19, 1946, the daughter of Roby and Margaret (Shide) Goad. Elizabeth graduated from Rensselaer High School with the Class of 1964. She graduated in 1967 from the Kankakee School of Practical Nursing. She worked as a nurse for Dr. Ockermann’s office and at the Jasper County Hospital. On April 19, 1969, she married the love of her life, Ronald Prohosky, who preceded her in death on August 1, 2019. Elizabeth was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church. She enjoyed bowling, cooking, baking, working on genealogy, taking care of her plants and flowers, and playing bunco with the ladies. But most of all she enjoyed spending time and taking care of her family. Elizabeth is survived by her daughters, Cathy (Mike) Goin, Cheryl (Kirby Schuh) Floyd, Christie (Dave) Price, and Mindy Prohosky; grandchildren, Samantha (Nathan), Abigail (John), Megan (Logan), Kelsie (Wyatt), Emily and David; great-grandchildren, Pyper, Gwen, Adrian, Thatcher, Ophelia, and baby Cash on the way; siblings, Tom Goad, John Goad, Mary (Walt) Brown, Mike (Tina) Goad, and Sara Schonbok. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ronald Prohosky; brother, Fred Goad; and brothers-in-law, Jeff Schonbok and Edward Prohosky. Friends may call on the family on Saturday, December 18, 2021, from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. CDT at Jackson Funeral Chapel of Rensselaer. A rosary service will be held at 7:00 p.m. with a funeral service to follow at 7:30 p.m. CDT with Father Joshua Bennett officiating. Interment will take place at Memory Gardens at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Good Samaritan Food Pantry, Appleseed Childcare Center, or Riley Children’s Hospital.
Elizabeth A."Lib" Prohosky, age 75, of Rensselaer, passed away on Wednesday, December 8, 2021, at Rush University Hospital in Chicago, IL. Elizabeth was born in Rensselaer, IN on May 19, 1946, the daughter of Roby and Margaret (Shide) Goad. Elizabeth... View Obituary & Service Information
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