Paul Prakshot, 54, Brookings, died November 2001 in Brookings.

He was born Oct. 9, 1947, in Brookings.

He grew up in Napa, Calif., and graduated from Napa High School and Napa College, earning an associate degree.

He married Doreen Prakshot in August 1970 in Napa. He worked at Mare Island Naval Shipyard in California, retiring in 1995.

He moved to Brookings August 2001 from Sonoma, Calif.

Survivors include daughter Amber Ochs, Vacaville, Calif.; sisters Beverly Weyl, Sonoma, Calif.; Mary Lou Hoth, Bozeman, Mont.

Arrangements by Litty Funeral Directors, Brookings Chapel.