Delores Prosperini, 86, of Springfield, died at 9:50 am, Sunday, February 22, 2015 at Lewis Memorial Christian Village. She was born April 13, 1928 in Decorah, IA, to Wellington and Leora Gremm Foltz. She married Ernest Prosperini on October 5, 1946 and he survives.
Also surviving are one daughter, Virginia (Ronald) Broccardo of Springfield; one son, Ernest A. (Carol) Prosperini, Jr. of Springfield; four grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; one great great grandson; one sister in law, Doris Foltz and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Dorothy Driskill and two brothers, Robert and Merlin Foltz.
Delores was a member of St. Agnes Church; POLK of A; Springfield Pillsbury Retirement Club and AARP. She enjoyed playing cards, dominos, cooking and most of all spending time with her children and grandchildren.
She worked for Pillsbury Mills for forty two years.
Visitation: 4-7 pm Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 11 am, Thursday, February 26, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home, with Reverend Robert Jallas officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or to the American Cancer Society.