Loretta May Proehl, 93, of Rapid River, passed away January 1, 2008 at the Bishop Noa Home.
She was born July 2, 1914 in Kipling, MI and was the daughter of Louis and Lydia (Spangler) Switzer.
The former Loretta Switzer married Martin Proehl on November 4, 1939, in Gladstone and he preceded her in death on April 24, 1975. Martin and Loretta spent a brief part of their married life in Ohio, but moved to Rapid River to raise their children.
Loretta worked for the Rapid River Public Schools, retiring in 1981. She was a member of St. Martin