AMerican Veteran 10

Ralph James Pratt

September 24, 1934 ~ January 20, 2020 (age 85)


Ralph James Pratt age 85 of Lockridge, passed away, Monday, January 20, 2020, at Keota Health Center.

Memorial service will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, January 28, 2020, at Behner Funeral Home with Pastor Dianne Brokken officiating.  Burial will be at a later date.

In – lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice Compassus or Keota Care Center and mailed to: Linda Pratt, 201 North Broadway Street, Lockridge, IA 52635.

Ralph was born September 24, 1934, in Fort Dodge, IA to James and Dorothy Pratt.  He married Linda Rae Baldosier on November 14, 1981. 

Ralph has lived in the Lockridge area for 36 years and was a cook for various restaurants.  He served in the Army during the Korean War.  Ralph was an Iowa Hawkeye, Chicago Cubs fan and collected Nutcrackers.  He loved being outside and liked to go fishing. Ralph enjoyed going to the Lockridge Senior Citizens so he could visit with his friends.

Ralph will be missed by his wife, Linda of Lockridge; his children, Matthew, Christopher and Dorothy; Tommy (Kate) Hand, who he and Linda raised; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; one sister, Marlene Schultz of Leavenworth, KS; many cousins.

Ralph was preceded in death by his parents, James and Dorothy; aunt and uncle, Jenny and Gene Hulett.


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Memorial Service
January 28, 2020

11:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Behner Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.
203 South Main
Fairfield, IA 52556

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