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Mrs Marian E Pratt

June 15, 1927 — November 28, 2016

Marian Eileen Brabander was born June 16, 1927 in LeMars, Iowa, the daughter of Henry J. and Emma L. (Eilts) Brabander. She grew up in LeMars graduating from LeMars Central High School in 1944. After high school she attended the Commercial Extension School of Commerce in Omaha, Nebraska where she successfully completed their program of study. Following this she was employed at the Plymouth County Assessor's office. On August 12, 1949 she married Lyle Pratt at St. John's Lutheran Church in LeMars, IA. She and Lyle farmed at different locations in Plymouth and Cherokee counties before purchasing a farm in rural Washta, Iowa. This became their home where they lived and raised their family. After being married 64 years, Lyle passed away January 1, 2014.Marian was a member of First Lutheran Church in Kingsley, Lydia Circle, Grand Meadow Garden Club and the Kingsley Swingers Square Dance club. She enjoyed traveling, visiting 40 of the 50 states, playing cards, crocheting, quilting, spending winters in Mesa, Arizona, Marian especially enjoyed gardening & baking bread with that freshly baked aroma that would fill the house. Marian always looked forward to spending time with her family, friends and neighbors. Survivors include her son, Terry (Stephanie) Pratt, Kingsley, IA, two daughters, Linda (Steve) Bohnenkamp and Debbie (Dale) Schroeder both of Remsen, IA, grandchildren, Zachary Pratt and special friend, Teresa Sandberg, Christopher Pratt, Samantha Pratt, Andy Pratt, Kevin (Susan) Feeney, Scott (Jessica) Bohnenkamp, Eric Bohnenkamp and Special friend, Megan Wonsmon, Travis Schroeder and special friend, Mikayla Tentinger, and Trevor Schroeder. Great-grandchildren include Madison Feeney and Brayden Bohnenkamp, also four brothers-in-law, Clarence (Dorothy) Pratt, Aurelia, IA, Orlin (Ellen) Pratt, Remsen, IA, Richard (Donna) Pratt, LeMars, IA and a sister-in-law, Patricia Pratt, LeMars, IA, along with several nieces and nephews.Marian was preceded in death by her parents, an infant twin sister, Marjorie, husban, Lyle, an infant daughter, Marilyn Pratt, a son-in-law, Mike Feeney, a brother, Wallace (Gloria) Brabander, sisters-in-law, Erma (Leonard) Plendl, Iona (Justin) Sudtelgte, and Dorothy (Wendell) Rainboth, brothers-in-law, Wyndom (Charlotte) Pratt, Donald (Vonnie) Pratt and Robert Pratt.
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