|Birth: ||Apr. 3, 1885|
|Death: ||Sep. 1, 1977|
Obituary - Great Bend Tribune September 1, 1977
HOISINGTON-- Emma C. Pratt, 92, died Thursday morning, September 1st, at the Hoisington Lutheran Hospital. She was born April 3, 1885 in Orum, Neb. She married Sylvester V. Pratt Oct. 1913 in Omaha, Neb. He died Feb. 6, 1950. She had been a resident of the Homestead Villa in Hoisington since May 1975, coming from Topeka.
She was a member of the Faith Assembly of God Church in Topeka.
Survivors include one son, Leland R. of Topeka, three daughters, Mrs. Harry (Dorothea) Schwindt of Ness City, Mrs. Ira (Helen) Dent of Culver and Mrs. Paul (Blanche) Smith of Great Bend; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Graveside services will be 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Memorial Park Cemetery in Topeka. Friends may call at the Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home in Hoisington from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday.
IN REMEMBRANCE OF
Emma C. Pratt
April 3, 1885 Orum, Nebraska
September 1, 1977 Hoisington, Kansas
Saturday, September 3, 1977
Memorial Park Cemetery
Rev. O.W. Hollis
Additional information for Emma:
Emma Caroline Jensen skipped high school and went straight from eighth grade into college. She graduated from Dana College in Blair, Nebraska. She taught in country grade school until her Mother grew ill. She took care of her mother until her mothers' death and continued to live at home with her surviving father until her marriage to Sylvester Venus Pratt.
Emma Caroline Jensen Pratt had gray (brown/blue) eyes and dark brown hair with a reddish cast. She was considered tall for her day at 5 foot 8 inches.
Son-In-Law: Daniel Paul Smith, Jr
Hans Christian Jensen (1860 - 1937)
Dorothea Marie Christiansen Jensen (1859 - 1904)
Sylvester Venus Pratt (1884 - 1950)
Dorothea Margaret Pratt Schwindt (1915 - 2012)*
Helen Lucile Pratt Dent (1918 - 2006)*
Leland Robert Pratt (1921 - 1981)*
Gordon Harold Pratt (1926 - 1972)*
William Carol Pratt (1928 - 1928)*
Jens Peter Jensen (1883 - 1952)*
Emma Caroline Jensen Pratt (1885 - 1977)
Nels Peter Jensen (1887 - 1906)*
Mathilda Jensen (1890 - 1890)*
Penwell-Gabel Cemetery and Mausoleum
Plot: Peace, Lot 510, sp. 5A
Created by: Connie Schwindt Rumold
Record added: Sep 10, 2012
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