Louise M. Prondzinski

October 10, 1934 ~ May 20, 2022 (age 87)



Louise Mary Prondzinski, age 87, of Winona, MN, died on Friday, May 20, 2022, at Benedictine-Saint Anne in Winona.

Louise was born in Winona, MN, on October 10, 1935, to George Jr. and Cecile (Francis) Eggers. On February 21, 1953, she married Robert Emil Prondzinski at St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church in Winona.

She was employed as a switch board operator at Winona Health until the time of her retirement. Upon her retirement Louise and Bob worked side by side and were the proud owners of Creative Creation’s Ceramics by Louise, her and Bob worked close together pouring and painting ceramics, along with teaching ceramics classes. She is well remembered for the penguins that she painted for several years for the Penguin Zesto. Upon her retirement from her ceramic business, Louise went on to volunteer at the Polish Museum in Winona giving tours, working in the gift shop, cooking for large functions and most of all researching Polish genealogy and ancestry for visitors.  Louise and Bob loved to spend their time traveling cross-country in their RV.

Louise is survived by her children: Ron Prondzinski, Cherie Kanz, and Chris (Carol) Prondzinski; grandchildren: Priscilla (David) Priebe, Avery Prondzinski, Jen (Jeremy) Corey, A.J. (Rachel) Kanz and Jason (Angie) Prondzinski; great-grandchildren: Henrietta, Winifred and Prairie Priebe; Gwen and Hope Kanz; and Justin and Jadin Prondzinski; special friends from the Polish Museum: Father Paul Breza and Adam Pingot

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; twin great-grandsons, Garrett and Gavin Kanz; and special friend, her cat Fiona.

Pallbearers will be: Avery Prondzinski, Jeremy Corey, A.J. Kanz; Jason, Justin and Jadin Prondzinski; and Adam Pingot.

Visitation will be from 10:30 AM until the funeral service at noon on Thursday May 26, 2022, at the Watkowski-Mulyck Funeral Home, 376 E. Sarnia St., Winona.  Deacon Justin Green will officiate. Louise will be laid to rest at St. Mary’s Cemetery

Memorials may be directed to the Polish Museum.

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May 26, 2022

10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Watkowski-Mulyck Funeral Home
376 East Sarnia Street
Winona, MN 55987

Funeral Service
May 26, 2022

12:00 PM
Watkowski-Mulyck Funeral Home
376 East Sarnia Street
Winona, MN 55987

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