Richard Kenneth Pronckus

Richard Kenneth Pronckus, 85 of Bainbridge, passed away December 24, 2018. He was born on July 25, 1933 in Chicago, Illinois to the late Chris and Patricia (Kaugth) Pronckus. On July 14, 2015 he married Martha (Stevens) Pronchus. She survives.

After graduating high school, Richard attended college and then served our country in the United States Army during the Korean War. Richard owned his own door and window company for many years. He also served currently as the Monroe Township Trustee. He was a member of Bainbridge Methodist Church, Greencastle Masonic Lodge, and the Murat Shrine Temple in Indianapolis. Richard enjoyed cooking, having BBQs with his friends, and being around people. He will be greatly missed.

He is survived by his wife, Martha Pronckus, Bainbridge, four step children, two step grandchildren, and one nephew.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and two brothers.

Graveside services will be 1:00 PM, Saturday, December 29, 2018 at Bainbridge Cemetery with Pastor Casey Archer officiating, as well as Masonic, and Military Rites.

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5 thoughts on “Richard Kenneth Pronckus

  • Alania Stevens Hassell

    I have lost a wonderful and loving Stepdad. He loved my mom (and My brothers,Allen and Dale) with all of his heart. I said a prayer after I heard about it to my daddy,Walter Stevens about Richard heading his way and to be there at the Golden gate to lead him in. Both loved mom very much. I loved Richard for loving my mother. He is going to be missed by all of us. Rest in piece my fellow military veteran. I know we all have some wonderful Guardian Angels, a new one has joined.

    • Alania Stevens Hassell

      Also,my two boys-Deric and Cody an his son Jack and wife Destiny.Allen’s two children, Patrick and Siobhan, and Dale’s daughter Andi and her husband. Will all treasure the memories of Richard Kenneth Pronckus, one loving and gentle gentleman. And those that knew him.

  • Tom Roach

    I have lost a very dear friend. Communities and organizations have lost a tireless volunteer. What a terrific guy he was! He always had a friendly word or a joke for you.
    He will be greatly missed. Suzy and I send our heartfelt condolences to Martha.

  • Joe Martin

    Martha and family,
    Our thoughts and prayers go out to you on Dick’s passing. He will be remembered for his good work in the Masonic Lodge and a Community Servant as well as his friendship. Sorry to miss the service, as we are in Georgia with our daughter. Joe and Paula Martin