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Obituary: Praetorius, Louella E.

PRAETORIUS, Louella E. Passed away April 24, 2013 at her home in Odessa, WA. She is survived by two children Susan (David) Ballo of Kennewick, WA, Lee (Debra) Praetorius of Odessa, WA and four grandchildren Britney (Lance) Wagner, Cody Praetorius, Erin Ballo and Spencer Ballo. Her sister Lorraine (Lorane) Becker of Kennewick, WA along with numerous nieces and nephews and extended family. She is preceded in death by her parents, George and Katie (Kissler) Iltz, Jr.; and husband, Robert Praetorius on May 6, 2011; and five brothers, Leonard Iltz, Elmer Iltz, Marvin Iltz, Harvey Iltz, and Dean Iltz. She is a member of the Heritage Church. She was a caring caring person who loved being a wife, mom, grandma and friend. She enjoyed ceramics, pinochle, bunco, card games, crossword puzzles, reading, baking pies and making her famous strawberry jam, traveling and Good Sam’s Club, sewing, crocheting and bowling and Zags basketball. Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 10:00 AM at the Odessa Cemetery, Odessa, WA followed by a Celebration of Life memorial service at the Heritage Church, Odessa, WA at 11:00 AM with Pastor Jon Hayashi, officiating. Memorials may be made to Anna Ogden Hall, 2828 W. Mallon, Spokane, WA 99201 or Friends of the Pool, 5871 Duck Lake Rd., Odessa, WA 99159. Please sign our online guestbook at STRATE FUNERAL HOME, Davenport, WA is caring for the family.


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