Kathleen Pratt

Nov. 28, 1930 – July 23, 2014

Kathleen Pratt, 83, Minot, passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at a Minot nursing home.

Kathleen was born on November 28, 1930, on the family farm near Blaisdell, the daughter of Louie and Constance (Evenson) Larson. Kathleen graduated from Minot Model School in 1948.

Kathleen was united in marriage to Charles “Chop” Pratt on June 26, 1954, at First Lutheran Church, Minot. The couple had four children, Debra, Leslie, Robert and Daniel. Kathleen worked for many years in the office of Dr. Richard Dormont, where she made many friendships that lasted long past her retirement. Kathleen was devoted to her family, always behind the scenes, organizing and caring for those she loved. She was a staunch Democrat and survived two Minot floods.

Kathleen was an excellent seamstress with a meticulous eye and an exacting hand. She loved crafts, embroidery, crocheting, genealogy and researching family trees. Kathleen has been a resident at Brentmoor for the past two years where she made many friends.

Survivors: children, Debra Lozensky, Dickinson, Leslie (Mike) Riepl, Bismarck, Robert (Susan) Pratt, Minot and Daniel (Christy) Pratt, Bismarck; grandchildren, Erika (Robert) Hamilton, Benjamin Riepl, Peter (Chelsey) Riepl, Rachel (James Focht) Lozensky, Michelle Lozensky, Mitchell Pratt, and Alyssa Pratt; great-grandchildren, Alice, Matthew and Maren Hamilton and Kaylee and Keaton Riepl; brother, Clifford (Lois) Larson, Minot.

Kathleen was preceded in death by her husband, Charles, parents, sisters Alvina Williams, Doris Stevick, Geneva Sundt, Bernice Johnson and brother, LaVerne Larson.

Funeral Service: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at 11 a.m. at First Lutheran Church, Minot.

Visitation: Monday, July 28, 2014, from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot.

Burial: will take place at 1:15 p.m., Rosehill Memorial Park, Minot.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Luther’s Kitchen or the City and Country Clinic, both of First Lutheran Church, Minot.

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