Lavivian Rosaline (Smutzer) Prough

Lavivian Rosaline (Smutzer) Prough


Lavivian R. (Smutzer) Prough, 91, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Monday, December 30, 2019 at Kirksville Manor Care Center.

Lavivian was born January 22, 1928 in Fort Madison, Iowa, to George and Martha (Carter) Smutzer. She was united in marriage on September 11, 1946 in Macon, Missouri, to Olen Prough, who preceded her in death in 2000.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; two sons, Steve and Darrell Prough; three sisters, Helen Stockwell, Ruth Prough, and Eva Penord; and one brother, Harold Brown.

Lavivian is survived by one son, Robert (Leslie) Prough of Green Castle, MO; one brother, Jack (Pat) Smutzer of Fort Madison, IA; one sister, Joyce Pranger of Fort Madison, IA; three grandchildren, Cody (Taylor) Prough of Novinger, MO, Steven (Melissa) Prough of Milan, MO, and Justin Prough of Green Castle, MO; three great grandchildren, Kayden, Bekkett and Cambree Prough; and several nieces and nephews.

She enjoyed helping her son at his mechanic shop and going to second hand stores.

Public visitation will be held on Saturday, January 11, 2020 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of King Lynk Funeral Home in Ft. Madison, Iowa. Graveside services will follow at Oakland Cemetery in Ft. Madison.

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