Joseph Prosise

HOFFMAN — Joseph Prosise, 81, of Hoffman, passed away Wednesday, April 28, 2021.

He was born December 30, 1939, in Centralia, the son of Donald Prosise and Evelyn (Stephens) Prosise. Joseph married Peggy Newhouse on December 19, 1959, and she preceded him in death on January 28, 2011.

Joseph is survived by his son: Curtis Prosise of Wichita, KS; one daughter: Dianna Casey and husband Robert Mathis of Waltonville; two grandchildren: Devan Franklin and fiance Alex Martin of O’Fallon and Rachel Mathis of Waltonville; and one special friend Cody Peterson of Centralia.

Joseph was preceded in death by his wife Peggy Prosise; his parents: Donald and Evelyn Prosise; and brother: William Steven Beuthien.

Joseph enjoyed fishing. He was an avid photographer and was in the Light and Lense Club in the Centralia Cultural Society. He was also a member of the Cornerstone United Methodist Church in Centralia. He will be missed by his friends and family.

A funeral service for Joseph Prosise will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, May 3, 2021, at Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home in Centralia.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. till 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Light and Lense Club and will be accepted at Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home and Cremation Services at 235 North Sycamore Street Centralia, Illinois 62801, 618-532-3523, who is honored to be of service to the Prosise family.

Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting and the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home Facebook page.