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Edna M. Prosser
(August 13, 1915 - February 4, 2008)

Edna May Prosser, 92, of Mode, Illinois, died at 10:36 a.m. Monday, February 4, 2008 in Shelby Memorial Hospital, Shelbyville, Illinois.

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Friday in Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, Shelbyville with Rev. Kevin Bonifacius officiating. Visitation from 12:00-2:00 p.m. Friday. Burial will be in Hubbartt Cemetery, near Beecher City, Illinois. Memorials may be given to the Mode United Methodist Church or Camp New Hope, Mattoon, Illinois.

Mrs. Prosser was born on August 13, 1915 in Holland, Illinois, the daughter of Roy E. and Tenna Anna Holmes Syfert. She was a member of the Mode United Methodist Church. She married Kenneth W. Gallagher in April, 1935. He died on April 13, 1964. She married Max Prosser on October 22, 1967. He died on July 3, 1994.

Surviving are her son, Fred Gallagher and wife Joan of Mode; sisters, Ruby Roberts of Effingham, Ruth Reed of Mode and Virginia Becker of Effingham; two grandsons, Steve Gallagher and wife Kendra of Mode and Jeff Gallagher and wife Denise of Seymour, Indiana; and five great grandchildren, Cody, Brock, Dustin, Haley and Daniel Gallagher.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Kenneth and Max; brothers, Elmer, Olin and Junior Syfert; and sister, Wandalee Jones.

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