Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Edward Pratt

   Edward G. Pratt, 55, of 1709 S. M-18, Gladwin, was pronounced dead on arrival at the Gladwin Area Hospital Wednesday, June 9, after suffering a heart attack following a short illness. Born in West Virginia on March 13, 1921, he came to Gladwin County 19 years ago from Newaygo. Mr. Pratt was employed as a repairman for the Sun Oil Company. He was a World War II veteran and a member of the Gladwin County Veterans of Foreign War Post 7303. He was married to the former Daisy Parker in Alma, W. Va., on November 17, 1941.

   Besides his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Michael (Carolyn) Haines of Mt. Morris and Trudy of Gladwin; six sons, Ronald of Flint, Douglass of St. Helen, Stephen of Beaverton, and Terry, David and Bruce, all of Gladwin; three brothers, Jack and Carl of West Virginia, and Orville of Ohio; three sisters, Mary Alske and Nelta Hal of Ohio and Garnet Strong of Evart; and 13 grandchildren.

   Services were held Saturday at 2 p.m. from the Hall Funeral Home in Gladwin. The Rev. Winston Decker officiated and burial was in the Dale Cemetery.

Personal Information
Death Date
Burial/Final Location
Dale Cemetery, Beaverton, MI
Publication Information
Pub. Date
Pub. Page
Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
P:2 C:5
Transcription Information
Transcribed by
Source Media
January 2005
Tom Ladner
Use your browser's BACK button to return or go to Obituaries Main Page
You may also want visit Beaverton Historical Society or Gladwin County Historical Society

This transcription is copyright 2005 by the transcriber. Private use is permitted,
but republication may be only with written permission of the transcriber.
Posted by Bob Frei assisted by Jeff Naugle