Jerry Ann Prawl

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Jerry Ann (Fischer) Prawl, 65, of Sharon Springs, KS, passed away in her home on May 10, 2018.

Jerry was born in Oakley, KS on June 20, 1952, to Edgar and Edeline Fischer. She graduated from Wallace County High School and continued through 2 years of college at Kansas State University.

Jerry married David “Jake” Prawl on June 13th, 1972. From this union was born Zeblon Isac and Zachary Wade.  Jerry and Jake divorced in 2008.

Jerry grew up in the Harrison Flats Township with her six siblings on the farmstead. Jerry loved animals and is remembered for naming each cat on the farm. She was active in 4-H and raised in the Dinas Community Church.

Jerry worked in many jobs over the years, but her foremost job was homemaker and caretaker.  She was a wonderful mother who always made sure there was a perfectly clean house, a home cooked meal on the table, and clean clothes in the closets to come home to. If that wasn’t enough, she also was a full-time office manager/bookkeeper for several businesses over the years including Grant City Livestock Auction, Ulysses Feedyard (under 3 different owners), and Grant County Medical Equipment.  For the last 10 years, Jerry had enjoyed moving home to her childhood roots, and opening and running her own gift store in Sharon Springs, KS, better known as Denim & Lace. While there, she and her loyal dog Bella were always ready to greet friends and customers with a smile.  As the gift store business slowed down, Jerry closed the doors and most recently had been the manager of the Sharon Springs Housing Authority. Prior to that position, Jerry served the school as a Library aid for USD 241.  She was also actively involved in several groups around Sharon Springs, including the Fort Wallace Memorial Association, United Methodist Church, including being the treasurer for the United Methodist Women, and the Wallace County Fair Carnival.

Jerry is preceded in death by her parents, Edgar and Edeline Fischer, and her son, Zachary Wade Prawl.

Jerry is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Zeb and Melissia Prawl, and their children, Morgan, Zane, and Marlee of Morrison, OK; her sister Jeanette and husband Melvin Bishop of Wray, CO; her sister Jana and husband Mike Seibel of Topeka, KS; her brother Virgil Fischer and wife Peggy of Sharon Springs, KS; her brother Vernon Fischer and wife Debra Lynn of Sharon Springs, KS; her sister Judy and husband Frank Kink of Colorado Springs, CO; and her sister Joyce and husband D.J. Bosserman of Oakley, KS.  Also surviving are many nieces and nephews, including Meaghan Bishop of Topeka, KS; Lindsey Graves and husband Kale of Holyoke, CO; Kristan Seibel and husband Jonathan Browder of Seattle, WA; Eric Seibel and wife Rachael of Topeka, KS; Jody Reel and husband Adam of Sabetha, KS; Carrie Geiman and husband Taylor of Colorado Springs, CO; Brecken Mangan and husband Kenton of Tribune, KS; Bailey Fischer and wife Leah of Dean, TX; Blake Fischer and wife Catherine of Sharon Springs, KS; Bracey Kathol and husband Luke of Shawnee, KS; Trent Fischer and wife Amber of Sharon Springs, KS; Grady Fischer and wife Ericka of Hutchinson, KS; Trevor Fischer of Sharon Springs, KS; Clayton Bosserman and wife Ashley of Oakley, KS; Ashley Dinkel and husband Brandon of Hill City, KS; Toby Prawl and wife Staci of Eudora, KS; and Jeremy Prawl and wife Christina of Highland, KS.   Numerous other family and friends also survive.

The funeral service will be held Tuesday, May 15th, 2018 at 10:00 AM MT at the United Methodist Church in Sharon Springs, KS.  Pastors Paul McNall and Galen Crippen of Sharon Springs United Methodist Church will be officiating. Visitation will be held at Monday, May 14th, 2018 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM MT at Koons-Russell Funeral Home in Sharon Springs.  Burial will follow the funeral at Dinas Community Cemetery in rural Wallace County.

Memorials may be designated to the Fort Wallace Memorial Association and may be left at the service or mailed to Koons-Russell Funeral Home, 211 N. Main Ave., Goodland, KS 67735.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Koons-Russell Funeral Home of Goodland and Sharon Springs.

 

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