Matthew Paul Pruitt, the son of a Chesterton resident, died Thursday, Dec.
23, 2010. A resident of Rockville, Ind., he was 35.
He was born in Hobart on March 19, 1975.
He is survived by his father, Richard D. (DeAnn) Pruitt of Chesterton; his
mother, Julia Pruitt of Arizona; two brothers, Jason (Holly) Pruitt of Ohio
and Scott (Rhonda) Pruitt of Hobart; a sister, Angie (Terrence) Pruitt of
Hobart; a grandmother, Elizabeth Pruitt of Hobart; nephews Beau, Ty, and
Christopher Pruitt; a niece, Amaya Pruitt; and many aunts, uncles, and
He was preceded in death by his Grandpa Pruitt and his Grandma and Grandpa
Matthew was a member of the Hobart High School Class of 1993 and of the Sons
of the American Legion Post 502. Matt was an avid Chicago Bears fan and
enjoyed fishing. He loved his family especially his niece and nephews.
Funeral services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 28 at Rees Funeral
Home, 600 West Old Ridge Road, Hobart. Burial will follow at Evergreen
Visitation will be held prior to service, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at
Rees Funeral Home, Hobart Chapel. Call 219 942-2109, visit