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Larry Pratt, 65, service Monday

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Larry Pratt, age 65, of Watseka, Ill., passed away on December 9, 2013, in Valparaiso, Ind.

He was born August 10, 1948, in Valparaiso, Ind., to Melvin and Iris (Lawson) Pratt.

He is survived by his loving wife, Brilla (Borgonia) Pratt of Watseka, Ill.; daughter, Amanda (Kenny) Gilbert of Knox, Ind.; mother, Iris Pratt (Carl Graeber) of Boone Grove, Ind.; grandchildren, Joey, Christan and Noah; sisters, Diana (Kenny) Pitts of Hebron, Ind., Valerie (George) Wroblewski of Valparaiso, Ind., and Cheryl Pratt of Chesterton, Ind.; nieces and nephews, Kelly, Shawn, Jayme, Scott, Juno, Mark, Lee, Paula, Bombit, Biboy, Shane, Milky, Bam, Marvz, Annamae, Geralyn, Arlene and Gerald; Borgonia family, brothers, Boy and Marty; and many aunts, uncles and cousins. He is also survived by his beloved cats, Bandit and Shadow. He was preceded in death by his Father, Melvin Pratt.

Larry retired from Strasburger Trucking. He loved his family and will be deeply missed.

A funeral service will be held Monday, December 16, at 7:00 p.m. at Edmonds and Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, Ind., with Pastor Jim Norris officiating.

Visitation will be held on Monday, December 16, from 2:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

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Posted 12/12/2013