Mary Prost

Saturday, December 9, 2006

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Mary Margaret Prost, 79, of Perryville died Thursday, Dec. 7, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

She was born Dec. 30, 1926, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Frank and Alice Simpson Schafer. She and Merlin "Bob" Prost were married Feb. 16, 1952, in Cape Girardeau.

Prost was a bookkeeper 31 years at Prost Implement. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church.

Survivors include her husband; a son, Larry Prost of Cape Girardeau; a brother, Francis "Bill" Schafer of Phoenix; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a sister and infant twin brothers.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday and 6:30 to 9:50 a.m. Monday at Miller Family Funeral Home. Parish prayers will be at 7 p.m. Sunday. The rosary will be recited at 9 a.m. Monday.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Vincent de Paul Church, with the Rev. Kevin Fausz officiating. Burial will be in St. Boniface Cemetery.