Pruka, Dawn M.



Dawn M. Pruka, 62, of Rollingstone, passed away on Sunday, April 23, 2017, at her home surrounded by her family.

Dawn was born on September 1, 1954, to William and Ruth (Wood) Armstrong. She worked for Saint Anne’s Extended Healthcare for 31 years. Dawn married her best friend and soulmate, Darryl Pruka, on May 3, 2003. She enjoyed camping and spending time with her family.

Dawn was preceded in death by her parents, William and Ruth; and parents-in-law, Wayne and Sharon Pruka.

She will be greatly missed by her husband, Darryl; children, Scott (Sabrina) Halbakken, Adam (Tina) Halbakken, Mike (Dawn Dietrich) Halbakken, Heidi (Marcus) Shines; brothers, Bill, Kenny (Terre), Gary (Natalie) Armstrong; sister, Lynn (Bud) Mrozek; sisters-in-law, Lisa and Barb Pruka; seven grandchildren, Ameera, Lydia, Aaliyah, Ariel, Rhiannon, Thomas, Alphonse; step-grandchildren, Zoey and Owin; several nieces and nephews; close friends and family.

Funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 29, 2017, at 3 p.m. with visitation starting at 1 p.m. at Fawcett Junker Funeral Home, Winona, Minn.

A special thank you to her caregivers, Rachael, Shilo, Katie and Taylor. Also a thank you to Methodist Hospital fourth floor.

Services entrusted to Fawcett Junker Funeral Home, Winona, Minn., and Fountain City, Wis. Words of sympathy or remembrance may be left at


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