Thursday, 23 March 2017
Home > Life > Obits > Lona Prosperi (74)
Y O U R   A D   H E R E  (559) 477-4275
Lona Prosperi (74) Print E-mail
Life - Obits
Written by B|V|N Newsroom   
Friday, 03 March 2017 11:13
Lona Prosperi (74) passed away on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at the age of 74. Lona was born on October 21, 1942 in Los Angeles, CA. She has been a resident in Madera for 70 years. Lona was active in the community; she was a member of the Madera Community Hospital League of Volunteers, the Madera Golf and Country Club and the FT Washington Golf and Country Club.

Lona enjoyed painting, fishing and entertaining at her Bass Lake home with family and friends; she was an excellent cook and hostess. Lona also loved to travel.

She was preceded in death by her husband Bobby Prosperi in 2014. Lona is survived by her son, Michael Prosperi and his wife Darla of Friant, her daughter, Karla Bauman and her husband Steve of Cameron Park, CA, her brother, Bill Driggs of Madera, her sisters, Nancy Moles of Grass Valley, Pati Moore of Alaska. She leaves behind three grandchildren, Tyler and Nick Bauman and Wesley Kilcrease.

Celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Remembrances may be made to: American Cancer Society, 2222 West Shaw Avenue, Suite 201, Fresno, CA 93711 or St. Agnes Hospice, 6729 N. Willow Avenue, #103, Fresno, CA 93710 or Donor's favorite charity


Comment on the Message Board

 Click Here to Comment

Don't just sit there, join the conversation! Just register your account to comment and let us know what you think. Have fun, but please keep it clean and stay on topic — inappropriate remarks will be removed. Commenting Rules: (1) Please increase the credibility of your post by including your full name in the body of your comment. (2) If you would not talk a certain way at a public meeting do not do it on BVN (3) Hate speech of any kind, libelous statements or threats to fellow users or others will be rejected and may be grounds for suspending or terminating a users account. (4) Any post on the message board that is SPAM or commerical use will be rejected and the users account will be suspected or terminated.

Look back at rule number two! Read the BVN Terms of Service at

Tell a friend about Big Valley News

Share this page on Facebook

Share on Facebook

Tell a Friend

If you like Big Valley News, please help us spread the word. Tell a friend or two or three about BVN today.

Valley Events

Sat Mar 25 @08:00AM - 03:00PM
Public Auctions R Us
Sat May 20 @08:00AM -
Malcom X Day

GameStop, Inc.
Free Standard Shipping on Orders $50+ at Burlington! Exc. tax & shipping charges, invalid in PR, AK & HI. Shop now!



Myrna Westcott (82)

Myrna Mae Westcott (82), born October 6, 1934 in Somerton, Arizona to Walter and Lura Newton Morgan, passed away peacefully on March 19, 2017 in Madera, CA at the age of 82. Myrna was a graduate of  [ ... ]

Bobby Creamer (63)

Robert Dayne “Bobby” Creamer (63) was born to Willis and Marguerite Cremean Creamer in Madera on January 26, 1954 and passed away unexpectedly on Friday, March 17, 2017. Bobby was a lifelong res [ ... ]


Translate Website

Advertisement USA, LLC

Book Through America's Best Value Inn Today!

Shop Jelly Belly


Register to Big Valley News to access special subscriber only features. **REAL NAMES ONLY**


Account Info


Email Newsletter icon, E-mail Newsletter icon, Email List icon, E-mail List icon Join Our E-News List


We have 51 guests online


1625 Howard Road #133
Madera, California 93637
(559) 477-4275

JW Porter - Publisher/Editor
Over 6 Million Served Since 1997

Make Us Your Homepage