Helen M. Prokes, 86

Helen M. Prokes, 86, of New Prague, died on Thursday, Feb. 24, 2005, at Queen of Peace Hospital in New Prague.

Helen was born to John and Elizabeth (Kokes) Ziskovsky in Veseli on November 19, 1918, where she was raised. She attended Most Holy Trinity Catholic School in Veseli, and Immaculate Conception Catholic School in Lonsdale.

She married William R. Prokes at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Lonsdale on October 13, 1937. Helen farmed with her husband for 40 years in Rice County and was a homemaker. She retired from farming in 1973. She sang with the St.

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