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Donald O. Pruess

Obituary for Donald O. Pruess

December 3, 1926 - August 28, 2018
San Antonio, Texas | Age 91


Donald O. Pruess, age 91, passed away on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 in San Antonio. Born on December 3, 1926 in Hilbert, Wisconsin to Oscar and Veronica Pruess. Donald married his first love, Mary Seidel on December 26, 1946 in Sherwood, Wisconsin. He joined the US Army in 1947 and served during the Korean Conflict and was stationed in Japan while earning the rank of Captain before leaving the Army in 1954. After his service in the Army he went to work for General Motors Insurance Division until his retirement. When he retired in 1987 he moved to San Antonio where he enjoyed golf and traveling. He did part-time work for General Motors Insurance in their Catastrophic Claims department as well as helping his sons with various projects. He was known as a very caring and fun manager by those that worked with him over the years.

He was preceded in death by, his parents, a brother; Arthur Pruess, and a grandson; Mathew Pruess. Donald is survived by his loving wife of 71 years; Mary Pruess, 3 Sons; Steven Pruess and his wife Betty Jean, Christian Pruess and his wife April, David Pruess and his wife Liz. He is also survived by 9 Grandchildren, 3 Sisters; Marie Hauser, Janice Marx, Carol Marx, and a brother; Alan Pruess.
He was a loving husband, father and friend who will be missed very much.

Private family services will take place at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army.

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2102 North Loop 1604 East
San Antonio, TX 78232
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