King-Lynk Funeral Home obituary – Carmen M. Prado, 94, Fort Madison

Carmen M. Prado, 94, Fort Madison

Carmen M. Prado94 of Ft. Madison passed away on Wednesday, March 04, 2020 at 12:16 PM at the Ft. Madison Community Hospital.

   She was born on August 14, 1925 in Ft. Madison to Salvador and Francisca Galvin Gonzales.  On July 31, 1943 she married Thomas R. Prado, Sr. in Ft. Madison and he passed away on April 20, 2009.  Carmen was a homemaker.  She was a member of Sacred Heart Church. She enjoyed cooking, reading and crocheting.  Carmen was an avid fan of Monday night wrestling and didn’t ever miss it.  Her greatest love of all was spending time with her family, especially holidays when everyone was together. 

   Survivors include two daughters, Linda Burgher and Frances “Kiki” Prado; one son, Michael Prado all of Ft. Madison; six grandchildren; fourteen great grandchildren and one great great grandaughter; numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband; one daughter, Thomasina Prado; two sons, Ronald Prado and Tom Prado, Jr; two brothers, Salvador and Tony Gonzales; five sisters; Mary Murguia, Lupe Valadez, Rose Estrada, Tina Gallegos and Jesse Wilkerson.

   Friends may call after 2 PM on Friday, March 6, 2020 at King-Lynk Funeral Home where a rosary will be recited at 3:30 PM.  The family will then meet with friends from 4-6 PM at the funeral home.  The Funeral Mass will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at Sacred Heart Church with Rev. Joseph Phung officiating.  Burial will be on Monday, March 9, 2020 at 11 AM Sacred Heart Cemetery. 

   A memorial has been established in her memory and online condolences may be left at

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