Priscilla M. Todt, 77, of Taylorville, died at 8:55 a.m., Thursday, July 14, 2016, at St. Johns Hospital, Springfield. She was born on January 4, 1939, in Rhinelander, Wisconsin the daughter of Earl and Margaret (Detzel) Darrall.  She married Val Gontarek and they later divorced.  Priscilla them married James Bruce Todt and he preceded her in death.  Priscilla was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Taylorville.  She had retired from Taylorville Memorial Hospital where she worked in the accounting department.  She continued to stay active at the hospital as a volunteer with the Ladies Auxiliary for many years.  In her free time, she enjoyed reading, especially the Bible, and doing puzzles and crossword puzzles and spending time with her grand-dog “Shame”.


She is survived by her sons: Craig J. Gontarek of Taylorville and Gregory Gontarek of Elkhart; sister: Dotty (Jim) Last of Tampa, Florida; niece and nephews: Michael (Pam) Last, Pamela (Jerry) Napp, and Lawrence (Lou Ellen) Last. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Bruce Todt and nephew: David Last.


A private memorial service will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church in Taylorville with Pastor Rodney Blomquist officiating.  McClure Funeral Home & Cremation Services is in charge of arrangements. Memories of Priscilla or condolences to the family may be sent online at  

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