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John Arden Pratt, III

John Arden Pratt, III

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  • Name John Arden Pratt  [1, 2
    Suffix III 
    Born 26 Jun 1900  Ashton,Osceola,Michigan,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Also Known As Arden J. Pratt 
    Census 23 Apr 1910  [4
    • 1910/Lincoln Twp.,Osceola Co.,MI
    Residence 1972  Churubusco,Whitley,Indiana,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died 23 Feb 1972  Churubusco,Whitley,Indiana,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Cause: heart condition 
    Funeral 26 Feb 1972  Reed City,Osceola,Michigan,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    at the Livingston Funeral Home at 2 PM 
    • with the Rev. Forrest Mohr officiating.  Burial was in Woodland Cemetery in Reed City.
    Buried 26 Feb 1972  Reed City,Osceola,Michigan,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Obituary 2 Mar 1972  ,Osceola,Michigan,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Osceola Newspaper 
    • CHURUBUSCO, Ind.--John Arden Pratt, 71; of Churubusco, Ind., died Feb. 23 at his home there due to a heart condition.
      Mr. Pratt was born June 26, 1900, in Ashton where he later attended school.
      Mr. Pratt married Leola Campbell Nov. 10, 1926.
      He is survived by two sons, Gordon of Ft. Wayne, Ind. and Russell of Churubusco; two daughters, Mrs. Bernice Sweet of Ft. Wayne and Mrs, Valda Grein of Churubusco; three brothers , Chess, Clifford, Arthur, all of Reed City; and two sisters. Mrs. Letha Decker of Reed City and Nellie Cheeseboro of Morley.
      The funeral was at 2 P.M. Feb. 26 at Livingston Funeral Home with the Rev. Forrest Mohr officiating.  Burial was in Woodland Cemetery in Reed City.
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    • [Genealogy.com, Family Archive #110, Vol. 2 L-Z, Ed. 9, Social Security Death Index: U.S., Date of Import: 10 Dec 2000, Internal Ref. #1.112.9.64961.146]

      Individual: Pratt, John
      Social Security #: 373-09-9707
      Issued in: Michigan

      Birth date: 26 Jun 1900
      Death date: Feb 1972


      Residence code: Indiana

      ZIP Code of last known residence: 46723
      Location associated with this ZIP Code:

           Churubusco, Indiana
    Person ID I3157  Rgstrong Family genes. | Decendants of Samuel Halladay, 1680-1741, Descendance of Ebenezer Pratt, 1763-1805, Descendants of Ebenezer Pratt, I7152 and Noah Halladay, I8837
    Last Modified 11 Mar 2014 

    Father Ancestors John Arden Pratt, II,   b. 16 Jul 1867, Jones Falls,Leeds,Ontario,Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1937, Reed City,Osceola,Michigan,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Emma Jane Snider,   b. 30 Aug 1879, Lincoln Township,Osceola,Michigan,United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1945, Ashton,Osceola,Michigan,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 22 Jul 1899  Cedar Township,Osceola,Michigan,United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F563  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Leola K. Campbell,   b. 24 May 1909, Reed City,Osceola,Michigan,United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1993, ,,Indiana,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 10 Nov 1926  [5
    Children 
     1. Gordon Pratt
     2. Russell Pratt
    Married: 1x3. Bernice Pratt
    Married: 1x4. Valda Pratt
    Last Modified 11 Mar 2014 
    Family ID F8870  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map Click to display
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Jun 1900 - Ashton,Osceola,Michigan,United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1972 - Churubusco,Whitley,Indiana,United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: heart condition - 23 Feb 1972 - Churubusco,Whitley,Indiana,United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFuneral - at the Livingston Funeral Home at 2 PM - 26 Feb 1972 - Reed City,Osceola,Michigan,United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 26 Feb 1972 - Reed City,Osceola,Michigan,United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - Osceola Newspaper - 2 Mar 1972 - ,Osceola,Michigan,United States Link to Google Earth
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    1. [S175] US Census - 1920, January 4, State of Mich., Osceola Co., Lincoln Township,Ashton, Supervisor's District No. 10/ Enumeration District No. 291, Enumerator, Squiar Pratt, (Department of Commerce Bureau of the Census, Fourteenth Census of the United States: 1920 - Population), pg. 2389 Sh.1B line 82, Dwelling No. 19 Family No. 19 (Reliability: 3).
      Name: Pratt, Arden J.

    2. [S991] "Descendants of Ebenezer Pratt"; genealogy descendant report to Russell Strong, [STREET ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE,] Peoria, AZ, 25 Oct 2008; rich text format document held by Sharon Patton, Lansing, MI., Sharon Patton, C:\Roots\History|Pratt|Ebenezer Pratt -Russell.rtf., p. 48-49 (Reliability: 3), 11 Mar 2014.
      Generation No. 4

           59.  JOHN ARTHUR JR.5 PRATT (JOHN ARDEN4, GEORGE3, EBENEZER2, UNKNOWN1) was born July 16, 1861 in Jones Falls, Leeds, Ontario, Canada, and died January 30, 1937 in Lincoln, Osceola Co., Mich.  He married EMMA JANE SNIDER July 22, 1899 in Cedar Twp., Osceola Co., Michigan (Source: Osceola County Marriages, Vol. 2, p. 123.), daughter of ARTHUR SNIDER and LEFFIE PRATT.  She was born August 30, 1879 in Lincoln Twp., Osceola Co., Michigan, and died July 29, 1945 in Ashton, Osceola Co., Michigan.

      Notes for JOHN ARTHUR JR. PRATT:
      OSCEOLA NEWSPAPER-May 4, 1937
      JOHN PRATT, 69, OF ASHTON, DIES
      Lifelong Resident Succumbs at Home of Son in Reed City Saturday
      ASHTON-- John Pratt, 69, lifelong resident of this vicinity, passed away Saturday morning at the home of his son, John A. Pratt, in Reed City, following an illness with the flu.
      Surviving are the widow; five sons, John Arden, Jesse, Orie, Clifford and Athur Pratt, all of Reed City; three daughters, Mrs, Ren Houseman, Mrs. Ed Decker, and Miss Nellie Pratt, all of Reed City; three sisters,  Mrs. William Moore of Reed City, Mrs. Willard Sage of Detroit and Mrs. Anna Blackman of Ontario; two brothers, Alonzo and Alec Pratt of Ashton; besides other relatives.
      Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at the Ashton Methodist church with the pastor, Rev. George Van Wingerden, officiating.  Interment took place in the Ashton cemetery.

      More About JOHN ARTHUR JR. PRATT:
      Name Possibility: John Arden Jr. Pratt
      Occupation: 1910, Woodsman
          
      Children of JOHN PRATT and EMMA SNIDER are:
           203      i.      JOHN ARDEN 36 PRATT, born June 26, 1900 in Reed City, Osceola Co., Michigan (Source: Osceola Birth records, LDS Microfilm.); died February 23, 1972 in Churubusco, Indiana.  He married LEOLA CAMPBELL November 10, 1926 in Reed City, Osceolas Co., Michigan; born May 24, 1909 in Reed City, Osceola Co., Michigan; died April 28, 1993 in Indiana.

      Notes for JOHN ARDEN 3 PRATT:
      March 2, 1972-Osceola Newspaper
      CHURUBUSCO, Ind.--John Arden Pratt, 71; of Churubusco, Ind., died Feb. 23 at his home there due to a heart condition.
      Mr. Pratt was born June 26, 1900, in Ashton where he later attended school.
      Mr. Pratt married Leola Campbell Nov. 10, 1926.
      He is survived by two sons, Gordon of Ft. Wayne, Ind. and Russell of Churubusco; two daughters, Mrs. Bernice Sweet of Ft. Wayne and Mrs, Valda Grein of Churubusco; three brothers , Chess, Clifford, Arthur, all of Reed City; and two sisters. Mrs. Letha Decker of Reed City and Nellie Cheeseboro of Morley.
      The funeral was at 2 P.M. Feb. 26 at Livingston Funeral Home with the Rev. Forrest Mohr officiating.  Burial was in Woodland Cemetery in Reed City.

      More About JOHN ARDEN 3 PRATT:
      Burial: Woodland Cemetery, Reed City, Osceola Co., Michigan

      Notes for LEOLA CAMPBELL:
      LEOLA  K.  PRATT
      CHURUBUSCO, Ind.-- Leola K. Pratt , 83 of Churubusco, Ind., formerly of Reed City, died Wednesday, April 29, 1993 in Indiana.
      She was born May 24, 1909, in Reed City, the daughter of Miles and Vesta (Hasty) Campbell.  She was a resident of Shelbyville, Ind. and later Ft. Wayne, Ind.
      On Nov. 10, 1926 she married John Pratt.  He preceded her in death in 1972.
      Surviving are two sons, Gordon of Fort Wayne, Ind. and Russell of Churubusco, Ind.; two daughters, Berneice (Mrs. Marvin) Sweet of Big Rapids, and Valda (Mrs. Robert) Grein of Fort Wayne, Ind.; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; and one sister, Dorothy Rosencrans of Hawkins.
      She was preceded in death by one sister and two grandchildren.
      Services will be 3 P.M. Sunday, May 2, at the Pruitt-Livingston Funeral Home of Reed City.  Burial will be in Woodland Cemetery of Reed City.
      Friends may call from noon on Sunday and until the time of services.

      More About LEOLA CAMPBELL:
      Burial: Woodland Cemetery, Reed City, Osceola Co., Michigan

           204      ii.      LULA MAY PRATT, born October 07, 1901 in Osceola Co., Michigan (Source: Osceola Birth records, LDS Microfilm.); died April 1968.  She married RENNIE HOUSEMAN.

      Notes for LULA MAY PRATT:
      The Osceola County Herald: July 20, 1922
      EAST LINCOLN: Miss Lula Pratt spent Saturday night and Sunday in Reed City visiting friends and relatives.

      More About LULA MAY PRATT:
      Burial: Woodland Cemetery, Reed City, Osceola Co., Michigan

           205      iii.      JESSE JAMES PRATT, born September 13, 1903 in Ashton, Lincoln Twp., Osceola Co., Michigan; died February 09, 1979 in Reed City, Osceola Co., Michigan.  He married VIOLA CHURCH June 26, 1935; born May 17, 1908 in Hersey, Osceola Co., Michigan; died April 11, 1984 in Reed City, Osceola Co., Michigan - City Hospital.

      Notes for JESSE JAMES PRATT:
      JESSIE J.  PRATT
      Jessie J. Pratt, 75 of Reed City died at Reed City Hospital, Feb. 9, after a lingering illness.
      He was born Sept. 13, 1903 to John and Emma Snyder Pratt in Ashton, Michigan.
      He married Viola Church who survives.
      He was a resident of the Reed City-Hershey area all his life.  He was employed at Miller Industries until retirement in 1968.
      Survivors include three sons; John of Lansing, Donald of Flint, and Dale of Alamo Gordo, New Mexico.  Also one daughter, Mrs. Ronald (Darlene) Sherman of Grand Rapids.  Three brothers, Clifford, Arthur and Fritz all of Reed City also survive, as do two sisters, Mrs. Leaffie Decker of Reed City and Mrs. Nellie Chesebro of Morley, and thirteen grandchildren.
      Services were held Monday, Feb. 12, with the Rev. Eldor Panning officiating.  Burial was in the Oakdale Cemetery in Hersey.  Arrangements were by the Rogers-Livingston Funeral Home.

      More About JESSE JAMES PRATT:
      Burial: Oakdale Cemetery, Hershey, Michigan

      Notes for VIOLA CHURCH:
      (Obituary found at Osceola County Genealogical Society - Newspaper Unknown)
      VIOLA M. PRATT -REED CITY
      Viola M. Pratt, 75, of Reed City, died Wednesday, April 11, 1984, at Reed City Hospital.  She was born May 17, 1908, in Hersey, and had been a lifetime resident of the Reed City-Hersey area.  She was married June 26, 1935, to Jesse Pratt, who died in 1979.

      Surviving are three sons, John of Lansing, Donald of Flint and Dale of Alamogordo, N.M.; one daughter, Mrs. Ronald (Darlene) Sherman of Grand Rapids; 13 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

      Services were April 14 at Pruitt-Livingston Funeral Home with the Rev. Allan McCreedy officiating.  Burial was in Oaksdale Cemetery in Hersey.
      ************

           206      iv.      ORSEMUS PRATT, born June 29, 1905 in Ashton, Osceola Co., Michigan; died September 18, 1970 in Reed City, Osceola Co., Michigan -City Hospital.  He married (1) CLEVA CHURCH 1929; born 1910; died 1957.  He married (2) KATHERINE LENTZ 1958.

      Notes for ORSEMUS PRATT:
      (Obituary found at Osceola County Genealogical Society, Source Unknown)
      PRATT, ORA--24 Sept. 1970
      Funeral services were held Monday, September 21, from Livingston Funeral Home for Ora Pratt, 65, of Meadowview Village, Reed City.

      The Rev. Otto Zwanziger officiated and burial was in Ashton cemetery.  Mr. Pratt died in Reed City Hospital on September 18 following a year's illness.

      He was born in Ashton on July 29, 1905, the son of John Pratt and Emma Snyder Pratt.  He attended schools in the Ashton area.

      In 1929 he married  the former Cleva Church.  She preceded him in death in 1957.  Mr. Pratt married the former Katherine Lentz in 1958.

      He was a resident of the Reed City and Ashton area throughout his entire life and was a life-long employee of Sperling and Sons.  He was also employed as custodian at Meadowview Village.  Suerviving in addition to  (missing)

      More About ORSEMUS PRATT:
      Burial: September 21, 1970, Ashton Cemetery, Ashton, Osceola Co., Michigan
      Death Facts: Year long illness
      Employment: Life long of Sperling and Sons
      Funeral Services: Livingston Funeral Home by Rev. Otto Zwanziger
      Name possibilities: Ora
      Residence: 1970, Meadowview Village, Reed City, Michigan

           207      v.      CHARLES CLIFFORD PRATT, born February 10, 1908 in Lincoln Twp., Osceola Co., Michigan; died August 17, 1984 in Reed City, Osceola Co., Michigan.

      Notes for CHARLES CLIFFORD PRATT:
      CHARLES CLIFFORD PRATT
      REED CITY--Charles Clifford Pratt, 76, of Reed City, died Friday, Aug. 17, at Oaks Village in Baldwin.
      He was born Feb. 10, 1908, in Reed City and lived his entire life there.
      He was employed at Tubelite where he retired in 1970.
      He is survived by seven sons; Clifford of New Jersey, Gaylord of Six Lakes, Gary of Detroit, Dale and Douglass of Farwell, Lowell of reed City, Robert of Texas, five daughters; Nelda Higgins of Farwell, Mrs. Bill Lee of Texas, Mrs. Joe McDonald of Louisiana , Mrs. Glenn Boprie of Reed City, Sherry Pratt of Reed City; one step-daughter, Mrs. Bruce Roberts of Louisiana ; two brothers; Arthur and Fritz both of Reed City; two sisters; Mrs. Nellie Chesebro of Morley and Mrs. Decker of Reed City.
      Funeral services were Monday, Aug. 20, at 4 P.M., at the Pruitt-Livingston Funeral Home in Reed City, with the Rev. Richard Krugler officiating.
      Burial will be in the Ashton Cemetery.

      More About CHARLES CLIFFORD PRATT:
      Burial: Ashton Cemetery, Ashton, Osceola Co., Michigan

           208      vi.      CECIL PHILLIP PRATT, born November 11, 1910; died 1914.

      More About CECIL PHILLIP PRATT:
      Burial: Ashton Cemetery, Ashton, Osceola Co., Michigan
      Name possibilities: Ceicel is possibly the way the name was spelled

           209      vii.      LEAFA RUBY PRATT, born March 07, 1913 in Lincoln Twp., Osceola Co., Michigan; died June 24, 1989.  She married EDWARD H. DECKER December 19, 1936; born June 04, 1910; died March 04, 1965.

      More About LEAFA RUBY PRATT:
      Burial: Ashton Cemetery, Ashton, Osceola Co., Michigan
      Name possibilities: Letha Ruby or Ruby Letha
      Residence: 1985, Reed City, Osceola Co., Michigan

      More About EDWARD H. DECKER:
      Burial: Ashton Cemetery, Ashton, Osceola Co., Michigan

           210      viii.      ARTHUR ERVIN PRATT, born September 13, 1915 in Ashton, Lincoln Twp., Osceola Co., Michigan; died June 26, 1985 in Reed City, Osceola Co., Michigan.  He married HELEN ILLIG October 12, 1946; born 1920.

      Notes for ARTHUR ERVIN PRATT:
      ARTHUR E. PRATT --REED CITY
      Arthur E. Pratt, 69, of Reed City, died Wednesday, June 26, 1985, at Reed City Hospital.
      He was born September 13, 1915, in Ashton, and lived his entire life in the Reed City area.
      He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Reed City.
      He served with the U.S. Army during the World War II.  He was employed at Tubelite in Reed City from 1949 until becoming disabled in 1973.
      He was married Oct. 12, 1946, to Helen Illig, who survives.
      Also surviving are one son, John Sutherland of Williamson; two daughters, Mrs. John (Carol) Pratt of Lansing and Mrs. Robert  (Gloria) Robbins of Mason; two sisters, ruby Decker of Reed City and Nellie Chesebro of Morley; one brother, Fritz of reed City; six grandchildren, James Arthur, Steven, Jalayne, Rod, Deanna and Lindsey.
      Services were Saturday at Pruitt-Livingston Funeral Home with the Rev. Roger Marlow officiating.  Burial was in Ashton Cemetery.
      Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church.

      More About ARTHUR ERVIN PRATT:
      Burial: Ashton Cemetery, Ashton, Osceola Co., Michigan
      Disabled: 1973
      Employment: Tubelite in Reed City, Michigan
      Military service: WWII

           211      ix.      NELLIE A. PRATT, born September 13, 1918.  She married LYLE CHESEBRO.

      More About NELLIE A. PRATT:
      Residence: 1985, Morley, Michigan

           212      x.      ARDITH PRATT, born 1927 in Lincoln Twp., Osceola Co., Michigan; died 1927 in Ashton, Lincoln Twp., Osceola Co., Michigan.

      More About ARDITH PRATT:
      Burial: Ashton Cemetery, Ashton, Osceola Co., Michigan

           213      xi.      FRITZ L. PRATT.

    3. [S191] Family Archive #110, Social Security Death Index: U.S. 1937-1999, Vol.2, L-Z., Ed. 9, Social Security Death Index, Genealogy.com, (Genealogy.com, InfoLink, Inc. version 2.0, (Novato, CA, Genealogy.com, Release date: April 10, 2000) , CD#110 V110_02V9. CD in possession of Russell G. Strong), FAMILY TREE MAKER VER8 ALBUM I, V110_02V9., Internal Ref. #1.112.9.64961.146 (Reliability: 3).
      Date of Import: 10 Dec 2000

    4. [S32] US Census - 1910, April 23, State of Mich., Osceola Co., Lincoln Township, Supervisor's District No. 11/ Enumeration District No. 175, pg. 3867 Sh.7A line 3, Dwelling No. 94 Family No. 96 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S991] "Descendants of Ebenezer Pratt"; genealogy descendant report to Russell Strong, [STREET ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE,] Peoria, AZ, 25 Oct 2008; rich text format document held by Sharon Patton, Lansing, MI., Sharon Patton, C:\Roots\History|Pratt|Ebenezer Pratt -Russell.rtf., p. 49 (Reliability: 3), 11 Mar 2014.
      Generation No. 4

           59.  JOHN ARTHUR JR.5 PRATT (JOHN ARDEN4, GEORGE3, EBENEZER2, UNKNOWN1) was born July 16, 1861 in Jones Falls, Leeds, Ontario, Canada, and died January 30, 1937 in Lincoln, Osceola Co., Mich.  He married EMMA JANE SNIDER July 22, 1899 in Cedar Twp., Osceola Co., Michigan (Source: Osceola County Marriages, Vol. 2, p. 123.), daughter of ARTHUR SNIDER and LEFFIE PRATT.  She was born August 30, 1879 in Lincoln Twp., Osceola Co., Michigan, and died July 29, 1945 in Ashton, Osceola Co., Michigan.

      Notes for JOHN ARTHUR JR. PRATT:
      OSCEOLA NEWSPAPER-May 4, 1937
      JOHN PRATT, 69, OF ASHTON, DIES
      Lifelong Resident Succumbs at Home of Son in Reed City Saturday
      ASHTON-- John Pratt, 69, lifelong resident of this vicinity, passed away Saturday morning at the home of his son, John A. Pratt, in Reed City, following an illness with the flu.
      Surviving are the widow; five sons, John Arden, Jesse, Orie, Clifford and Athur Pratt, all of Reed City; three daughters, Mrs, Ren Houseman, Mrs. Ed Decker, and Miss Nellie Pratt, all of Reed City; three sisters,  Mrs. William Moore of Reed City, Mrs. Willard Sage of Detroit and Mrs. Anna Blackman of Ontario; two brothers, Alonzo and Alec Pratt of Ashton; besides other relatives.
      Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at the Ashton Methodist church with the pastor, Rev. George Van Wingerden, officiating.  Interment took place in the Ashton cemetery.

      More About JOHN ARTHUR JR. PRATT:
      Name Possibility: John Arden Jr. Pratt
      Occupation: 1910, Woodsman
          
      Children of JOHN PRATT and EMMA SNIDER are:
           203      i.      JOHN ARDEN 36 PRATT, born June 26, 1900 in Reed City, Osceola Co., Michigan (Source: Osceola Birth records, LDS Microfilm.); died February 23, 1972 in Churubusco, Indiana.  He married LEOLA CAMPBELL November 10, 1926 in Reed City, Osceolas Co., Michigan; born May 24, 1909 in Reed City, Osceola Co., Michigan; died April 28, 1993 in Indiana.

      Notes for JOHN ARDEN 3 PRATT:
      March 2, 1972-Osceola Newspaper
      CHURUBUSCO, Ind.--John Arden Pratt, 71; of Churubusco, Ind., died Feb. 23 at his home there due to a heart condition.
      Mr. Pratt was born June 26, 1900, in Ashton where he later attended school.
      Mr. Pratt married Leola Campbell Nov. 10, 1926.
      He is survived by two sons, Gordon of Ft. Wayne, Ind. and Russell of Churubusco; two daughters, Mrs. Bernice Sweet of Ft. Wayne and Mrs, Valda Grein of Churubusco; three brothers , Chess, Clifford, Arthur, all of Reed City; and two sisters. Mrs. Letha Decker of Reed City and Nellie Cheeseboro of Morley.
      The funeral was at 2 P.M. Feb. 26 at Livingston Funeral Home with the Rev. Forrest Mohr officiating.  Burial was in Woodland Cemetery in Reed City.

      More About JOHN ARDEN 3 PRATT:
      Burial: Woodland Cemetery, Reed City, Osceola Co., Michigan

      Notes for LEOLA CAMPBELL:
      LEOLA  K.  PRATT
      CHURUBUSCO, Ind.-- Leola K. Pratt , 83 of Churubusco, Ind., formerly of Reed City, died Wednesday, April 29, 1993 in Indiana.
      She was born May 24, 1909, in Reed City, the daughter of Miles and Vesta (Hasty) Campbell.  She was a resident of Shelbyville, Ind. and later Ft. Wayne, Ind.
      On Nov. 10, 1926 she married John Pratt.  He preceded her in death in 1972.
      Surviving are two sons, Gordon of Fort Wayne, Ind. and Russell of Churubusco, Ind.; two daughters, Berneice (Mrs. Marvin) Sweet of Big Rapids, and Valda (Mrs. Robert) Grein of Fort Wayne, Ind.; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; and one sister, Dorothy Rosencrans of Hawkins.
      She was preceded in death by one sister and two grandchildren.
      Services will be 3 P.M. Sunday, May 2, at the Pruitt-Livingston Funeral Home of Reed City.  Burial will be in Woodland Cemetery of Reed City.
      Friends may call from noon on Sunday and until the time of services.

      More About LEOLA CAMPBELL:
      Burial: Woodland Cemetery, Reed City, Osceola Co., Michigan

           204      ii.      LULA MAY PRATT, born October 07, 1901 in Osceola Co., Michigan (Source: Osceola Birth records, LDS Microfilm.); died April 1968.  She married RENNIE HOUSEMAN.

      Notes for LULA MAY PRATT:
      The Osceola County Herald: July 20, 1922
      EAST LINCOLN: Miss Lula Pratt spent Saturday night and Sunday in Reed City visiting friends and relatives.

      More About LULA MAY PRATT:
      Burial: Woodland Cemetery, Reed City, Osceola Co., Michigan

           205      iii.      JESSE JAMES PRATT, born September 13, 1903 in Ashton, Lincoln Twp., Osceola Co., Michigan; died February 09, 1979 in Reed City, Osceola Co., Michigan.  He married VIOLA CHURCH June 26, 1935; born May 17, 1908 in Hersey, Osceola Co., Michigan; died April 11, 1984 in Reed City, Osceola Co., Michigan - City Hospital.

      Notes for JESSE JAMES PRATT:
      JESSIE J.  PRATT
      Jessie J. Pratt, 75 of Reed City died at Reed City Hospital, Feb. 9, after a lingering illness.
      He was born Sept. 13, 1903 to John and Emma Snyder Pratt in Ashton, Michigan.
      He married Viola Church who survives.
      He was a resident of the Reed City-Hershey area all his life.  He was employed at Miller Industries until retirement in 1968.
      Survivors include three sons; John of Lansing, Donald of Flint, and Dale of Alamo Gordo, New Mexico.  Also one daughter, Mrs. Ronald (Darlene) Sherman of Grand Rapids.  Three brothers, Clifford, Arthur and Fritz all of Reed City also survive, as do two sisters, Mrs. Leaffie Decker of Reed City and Mrs. Nellie Chesebro of Morley, and thirteen grandchildren.
      Services were held Monday, Feb. 12, with the Rev. Eldor Panning officiating.  Burial was in the Oakdale Cemetery in Hersey.  Arrangements were by the Rogers-Livingston Funeral Home.

      More About JESSE JAMES PRATT:
      Burial: Oakdale Cemetery, Hershey, Michigan

      Notes for VIOLA CHURCH:
      (Obituary found at Osceola County Genealogical Society - Newspaper Unknown)
      VIOLA M. PRATT -REED CITY
      Viola M. Pratt, 75, of Reed City, died Wednesday, April 11, 1984, at Reed City Hospital.  She was born May 17, 1908, in Hersey, and had been a lifetime resident of the Reed City-Hersey area.  She was married June 26, 1935, to Jesse Pratt, who died in 1979.

      Surviving are three sons, John of Lansing, Donald of Flint and Dale of Alamogordo, N.M.; one daughter, Mrs. Ronald (Darlene) Sherman of Grand Rapids; 13 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

      Services were April 14 at Pruitt-Livingston Funeral Home with the Rev. Allan McCreedy officiating.  Burial was in Oaksdale Cemetery in Hersey.
      ************

           206      iv.      ORSEMUS PRATT, born June 29, 1905 in Ashton, Osceola Co., Michigan; died September 18, 1970 in Reed City, Osceola Co., Michigan -City Hospital.  He married (1) CLEVA CHURCH 1929; born 1910; died 1957.  He married (2) KATHERINE LENTZ 1958.

      Notes for ORSEMUS PRATT:
      (Obituary found at Osceola County Genealogical Society, Source Unknown)
      PRATT, ORA--24 Sept. 1970
      Funeral services were held Monday, September 21, from Livingston Funeral Home for Ora Pratt, 65, of Meadowview Village, Reed City.

      The Rev. Otto Zwanziger officiated and burial was in Ashton cemetery.  Mr. Pratt died in Reed City Hospital on September 18 following a year's illness.

      He was born in Ashton on July 29, 1905, the son of John Pratt and Emma Snyder Pratt.  He attended schools in the Ashton area.

      In 1929 he married  the former Cleva Church.  She preceded him in death in 1957.  Mr. Pratt married the former Katherine Lentz in 1958.

      He was a resident of the Reed City and Ashton area throughout his entire life and was a life-long employee of Sperling and Sons.  He was also employed as custodian at Meadowview Village.  Suerviving in addition to  (missing)

      More About ORSEMUS PRATT:
      Burial: September 21, 1970, Ashton Cemetery, Ashton, Osceola Co., Michigan
      Death Facts: Year long illness
      Employment: Life long of Sperling and Sons
      Funeral Services: Livingston Funeral Home by Rev. Otto Zwanziger
      Name possibilities: Ora
      Residence: 1970, Meadowview Village, Reed City, Michigan

           207      v.      CHARLES CLIFFORD PRATT, born February 10, 1908 in Lincoln Twp., Osceola Co., Michigan; died August 17, 1984 in Reed City, Osceola Co., Michigan.

      Notes for CHARLES CLIFFORD PRATT:
      CHARLES CLIFFORD PRATT
      REED CITY--Charles Clifford Pratt, 76, of Reed City, died Friday, Aug. 17, at Oaks Village in Baldwin.
      He was born Feb. 10, 1908, in Reed City and lived his entire life there.
      He was employed at Tubelite where he retired in 1970.
      He is survived by seven sons; Clifford of New Jersey, Gaylord of Six Lakes, Gary of Detroit, Dale and Douglass of Farwell, Lowell of reed City, Robert of Texas, five daughters; Nelda Higgins of Farwell, Mrs. Bill Lee of Texas, Mrs. Joe McDonald of Louisiana , Mrs. Glenn Boprie of Reed City, Sherry Pratt of Reed City; one step-daughter, Mrs. Bruce Roberts of Louisiana ; two brothers; Arthur and Fritz both of Reed City; two sisters; Mrs. Nellie Chesebro of Morley and Mrs. Decker of Reed City.
      Funeral services were Monday, Aug. 20, at 4 P.M., at the Pruitt-Livingston Funeral Home in Reed City, with the Rev. Richard Krugler officiating.
      Burial will be in the Ashton Cemetery.

      More About CHARLES CLIFFORD PRATT:
      Burial: Ashton Cemetery, Ashton, Osceola Co., Michigan

           208      vi.      CECIL PHILLIP PRATT, born November 11, 1910; died 1914.

      More About CECIL PHILLIP PRATT:
      Burial: Ashton Cemetery, Ashton, Osceola Co., Michigan
      Name possibilities: Ceicel is possibly the way the name was spelled

           209      vii.      LEAFA RUBY PRATT, born March 07, 1913 in Lincoln Twp., Osceola Co., Michigan; died June 24, 1989.  She married EDWARD H. DECKER December 19, 1936; born June 04, 1910; died March 04, 1965.

      More About LEAFA RUBY PRATT:
      Burial: Ashton Cemetery, Ashton, Osceola Co., Michigan
      Name possibilities: Letha Ruby or Ruby Letha
      Residence: 1985, Reed City, Osceola Co., Michigan

      More About EDWARD H. DECKER:
      Burial: Ashton Cemetery, Ashton, Osceola Co., Michigan

           210      viii.      ARTHUR ERVIN PRATT, born September 13, 1915 in Ashton, Lincoln Twp., Osceola Co., Michigan; died June 26, 1985 in Reed City, Osceola Co., Michigan.  He married HELEN ILLIG October 12, 1946; born 1920.

      Notes for ARTHUR ERVIN PRATT:
      ARTHUR E. PRATT --REED CITY
      Arthur E. Pratt, 69, of Reed City, died Wednesday, June 26, 1985, at Reed City Hospital.
      He was born September 13, 1915, in Ashton, and lived his entire life in the Reed City area.
      He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Reed City.
      He served with the U.S. Army during the World War II.  He was employed at Tubelite in Reed City from 1949 until becoming disabled in 1973.
      He was married Oct. 12, 1946, to Helen Illig, who survives.
      Also surviving are one son, John Sutherland of Williamson; two daughters, Mrs. John (Carol) Pratt of Lansing and Mrs. Robert  (Gloria) Robbins of Mason; two sisters, ruby Decker of Reed City and Nellie Chesebro of Morley; one brother, Fritz of reed City; six grandchildren, James Arthur, Steven, Jalayne, Rod, Deanna and Lindsey.
      Services were Saturday at Pruitt-Livingston Funeral Home with the Rev. Roger Marlow officiating.  Burial was in Ashton Cemetery.
      Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church.

      More About ARTHUR ERVIN PRATT:
      Burial: Ashton Cemetery, Ashton, Osceola Co., Michigan
      Disabled: 1973
      Employment: Tubelite in Reed City, Michigan
      Military service: WWII

           211      ix.      NELLIE A. PRATT, born September 13, 1918.  She married LYLE CHESEBRO.

      More About NELLIE A. PRATT:
      Residence: 1985, Morley, Michigan

           212      x.      ARDITH PRATT, born 1927 in Lincoln Twp., Osceola Co., Michigan; died 1927 in Ashton, Lincoln Twp., Osceola Co., Michigan.

      More About ARDITH PRATT:
      Burial: Ashton Cemetery, Ashton, Osceola Co., Michigan

           213      xi.      FRITZ L. PRATT.