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Jo Ellen M. Prosser, 66

| December 23, 2010 12:42 PM

Jo Ellen M. Prosser, age 66, resident of Post Falls, died at home surrounded by family after a four-year battle with cancer. She was born May 1, 1944, in Spokane, to Joseph A. and Hazel (Walter) Meyers. Jo Ellen married Denny Prosser on March 20, 1964, at Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo., while Denny was in the U.S. Army. They lived most of their lives in North Idaho except a few years when Denny managed the Albertsons store in Yakima. Jo Ellen was a member of St. Thomas Catholic Church, in Coeur d'Alene. She enjoyed spending time at her brother's cabin on the St. Joe River, the Oregon coast, shopping and was her favorite things were "Diamonds, Cadillac's and Cash." Jo Ellen worked as a receptionist for several local doctors over the years, the last being the medical practice of doctor's Benson, Lickey and Lindquist.

Jo Ellen is survived by her husband, Denny at home; two daughters and son-in-laws, Dawn and John Bennett of Reardan, Wash., and Carolyn and Richard Hembree, of Spokane Valley; two grandchildren, Johnathan and Bailey Bennett of Reardan; mother, Hazel Meyers, of Post Falls; brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Sheri Meyers of Coeur d'Alene; sister and brother-in-law, Kathleen and Michael McDowell, of Coeur d'Alene; numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, Joe Meyers; and a nephew, Scott Meyers.

Memorial mass will be held at St. Thomas Catholic Church, in Coeur d'Alene, at 11 a.m. Dec. 30. English Funeral Chapel, Coeur d'Alene, is in charge of services. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to the Kootenai Humane Society, P.O. Box 1005, Hayden, ID, 83835, or Hospice of North Idaho, 9493 N. Government Way, Hayden, ID, 83835.

Please sign Jo Ellen's guest registry and view online memorials at www.englishfuneralchapel.com

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