Gertrude “Mae” Praske, 97, of Aitkin (Golden Horizons), passed away Thursday, April 22, 2021 in Riverwood Health Care Center, Aitkin. She was born March 23, 1924 in Ruthton to Sidney and Patra (Peterson) Goodmonson. Mae was united in marriage to Paul Praske on October 7, 1945. Mae enjoyed her family, wintering in Donna, Texas, crafts, gardening, reading, fishing and the many friends she made everywhere she went. Mae will be dearly missed by all who knew her.
Mae is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Paul; sons, Thomas and James and 5 siblings.
Mae is survived by sons, Eugene (Karen) Praske and John Praske; 11 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; 6 great great grandchildren; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Services will be Tuesday, April 27 at 11 AM in Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home, 31 MN Ave S, Aitkin with Pastor Reggie Denton Officiating. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service. Private interment will be at a later date in Evergreen Cemetery, Aitkin. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the donor’s charity of choice. Please honor Mae by wearing a mask. To leave an online condolence, go to: www.srtfuneral.com. Arrangements are with Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Aitkin.
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