Kenneth R. Pratt, 77, North Manchester, passed away at 3:47 a.m. Dec. 28, 2016 at Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home, Fort Wayne.
Kenneth was born Jan. 7, 1939 in Wabash to Walter and Mary (Lewis) Pratt. On April 18, 1959 he married Ann Keaffaber. She passed away on Dec. 28, 2006.
Kenneth worked as a floor covering installer for 54 years. He also raised chickens for Strauss for 45 years and received the Grower of the Year award in 1991. Not only was Kenneth a hard worker, but he also made time for his kids and grandchildren by actively being involved in their 4-H projects for 36 years. Kenneth was a former member of Winona Lake Grace Brethren, Winona Lake.
Kenneth is survived by two sons Kim (Marcy) Pratt, North Manchester and Kevin (Katie) Pratt, Denver; one daughter Krista Pratt, Indianapolis; two brothers Vernon (Maxine) Pratt, Wabash and Herbert Pratt, Bluefield, W. Va.; two sisters Marilyn (Max) Benson, Princeton, W. Va. and Janice (Gerritt) Brakkee, Henderson, Nev.; and six grandchildren. ‘
Family and friends my call from 4-8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 2 and one hour prior to the start of the service at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 West, North Manchester. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Janu. 3 at McKee Mortuary.
Pastor Ron Burns and Pastor Max Benson will officiate. Burial will be at the Pleasant Grove Cemetery, North Manchester, Indiana.
For those who wish to honor the memory of Kenneth R. Pratt, memorial contributions may be made to Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home, 5910 Homestead Road, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46814 or American Red Cross of Northeast Indiana, P.O. Box 5088 Fort Wayne, Indiana 46895.