Daniel G. Prokaski
Eureka- Daniel G. Prokaski, 74, of Eureka, passed away at 4:16
am on Sunday October 13, 2013 at his residence.
He was born on April 27, 1939 in Chicago, IL to Frederick and
Eleanor Wortiska Prokaski. He married Michaela Davison on
December 15, 1986 in Eureka. She survives.
Also surviving is one daughter, Victoria (Tommy) Huff of Manito,
IL; one son, Daniel G. Prokaski Jr of Pekin, IL; two step
daughters, Elizabeth (Steve) Taylor of Eureka; Michelle Wood of El
Paso, IL; one step son, Matthew (Tara) Wood of Normal, IL; two step
brothers, Bob Vasquez of Burbank, IL; Sonny Vasquez of Blue Island,
IL; one step sister, Kathy Berryman of Portage, IN; ten
grandchildren; and one great grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother.
An Air Force Veteran, Daniel proudly served his country during
the Korean War.
Daniel was a journeyman plumber in the Chicago area for over 25
years. He was a member of the Plumbers Union Local #130 in
He loved his grandchildren and enjoyed the time he could spend
with them and his family especially when they would gather for
family cookouts. He loved his Chicago sports teams, and was a
die hard Cubs, Bears and Blackhawks fan.
Per his request, cremation rites will be accorded and there will
be no formal services. Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home is
assisting the family with arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart
Association. Online condolences may be sent to the family at
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