Dora M. Pratt
REED CITY – Dora M. Pratt, 95, of Reed City, passed away on Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, at Altercare of Big Rapids.
She was born on March 11, 1917, in Ashton, to Cody and Ida (Slyter) Kinney and attended Maple Hill School.
Dora married Alex Pratt on Oct. 24, 1934, and they had celebrated 75 years of marriage before his passing on Dec. 15, 2009. She worked at the Wolverine glove plant in Reed City for several years and enjoyed embroidering, gardening and bird watching. Dora was a lifetime resident of the Ashton and Reed City area and a member of the Reed City United Methodist Church.
She is survived by two sons, Earl (Donna) Pratt, of Ashton, and Roy Pratt, of Fremont; two daughters, Joyce (Keith) Smith, of Evart, and Leone (Lyle) Brock, of Ashton; one sister, Margaret Cardinal, of Belding; 11 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two brothers; seven sisters; daughter-in-law, Rosemarie Pratt; and grandson, Timothy.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at the Reed City United Methodist Church, with Rev. Kathryn Cadarette officiating. Burial will be in Ashton Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 2 at McDowell Funeral Home, and one hour prior to the service at the church on Thursday.
Anyone wishing to make a contribution in Dora’s name may consider giving to the Reed City United Methodist Church. Please share a memory or sign the guest book for Dora at www.mcdowellfh.com.