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Obituary: Brian Balthazar Loved Green Bay Packers, Milwaukee BrewersAlan P. Prott, 71, passed away Monday, Sept. 5, 2016 at Aspirus Hospital, Wausau, WI.

Born in Racine, August 19, 1945, Alan was the son of the late Clarence and Lois (Nee:Schoeppe) Prott. He graduated from William Horlick High School in 1965. He married Darlene Monty on October 23, 1965.

Alan proudly served in the United States Army stationed in Vietnam from June of 66 to 67.  A first class Spec 4 under the Big Red Division, he received a purple heart. After returning from service, he became a member of the American Legion Post #480 in Presque Isle, WI. He worked for Jacobsen Manufacturing for 36 years, Ruud Lighting, Schoeppe Farms, and as a brick layer. He retired to Presque Isle in 2005. His pastimes included fishing, playing cards, and feeding his deer and birds. Above all he cherished time spent with his family.

He will be dearly missed by his loving wife of 50, Darlene; his children, David (Kim) Prott, Donna (Glenn) Chapman; his granddaughter, Mikayla Lee Prott; brother and sisters, Danny (Kathy) Prott, Susan Roell, Sharon (Mike) Todorovick, Sandy (Andy) Langenfeld; his god-son, Adam Prott; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brother, Larry; mother-in- law and father-in- law, Catherine and Cyrus Monty.

Funeral services were held Saturday, September 10, 2016 at Franksville United Methodist Church, with Rev. John Fleming officiating. Interment with Full Military Honors followed at West Lawn Memorial Park. Relatives and friends may meet with the family Friday at the Franksville United Methodist Church. Memorials to the American Legion Post #480, P.O. Box 178, Presque Isle, WI 54557 have been suggested.

The family wishes to extend a special thank you to all the doctors and nurses for their loving and compassionate care and to American Legion Post #480 for their support during this difficult time.

Denise Lockwood has an extensive background in traditional and non-traditional media. She has written for, the Milwaukee Business Journal, Milwaukee Magazine and the Kenosha News.

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