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Donald Ray Pratt

October 21, 1931 April 14, 2019
Donald Ray Pratt
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Obituary for Donald Ray Pratt

Donald Ray Pratt a lifelong resident of Armada passed away at his home surrounded by his family on Sunday, April 14, 2019 at the age of 87 years.

Don was born on October 21, 1931 in Armada, Michigan. He was a son of Harold Ray and Laura Isabelle (nee Gray) Pratt. Don was a 1950 graduate of Armada High School and went on to service our country during the Korean War for the United States Army. On July 10, 1954, he married Jean H. Jacob. In his younger years, he loved participating in sports throughout high school and continued to watch baseball and football. Don was a hard worker; farming from the time he came home from his military service until the day he took his last breathe. His family was very important to him and he loved spending time with them, always teasing and having something clever to say in any situation. Don will be greatly missed by all who knew him and his passing will leave a void in the hearts of his family and friends.

Don is survived by his children, Rhosan (Lewis) Beatham-Zebelian, Mitchell (Janice Steinke) Pratt and Michael (Amy) Pratt; grandchildren, Linette (Jeff) Essenmacher, Timothy (Ensieh) Beatham, Jason (Trista) Pratt, Alex Szulborski, Amanda (Jay) Ferguson, Rebecca (Jeff Foehl) Pratt, Molly Pratt, Victoria Pratt and Benjamin Pratt; step-grandchildren, Nicholas (Nicole) Rossmann, Michael Rossmann and Matthew Rossmann; great-grandchildren, Dakota, Anthony, Ashleigh, Abbigail, Rylie, Brooklyn, Blake, Lucas, Owen, Rex, Zander, Easton, Komron, Rilyn, Trevor, Scarlett and Jameson; and niece, Lucy Pardon. Don was predeceased by his wife, Jean; sister, Betty (Jay) Pardon; and parents, Harold and Laura Pratt.

Visitation will take place on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Thursday, April 18, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Tiffany-Young & Hauss Funeral Home, Modetz Chapel, 73919 Fulton, Armada. The funeral service will take place on Friday, April 19, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. with an instate time of 9:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial with Military Honors will take place immediately following the services at Willow Grove Cemetery, Richmond Twp.

Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association.


Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

17

Apr

5:00 PM 4/17/2019 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 4/17/2019 8:00:00 PM
Tiffany-Young-Hauss Modetz Chapel

73919 South Fulton
Armada, MI 48005

Tiffany-Young-Hauss Modetz Chapel
73919 South Fulton Armada 48005 MI
United States

Visitation

Thursday

18

Apr

1:00 PM 4/18/2019 1:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 4/18/2019 8:00:00 PM
Tiffany-Young-Hauss Modetz Chapel

73919 South Fulton
Armada, MI 48005

Tiffany-Young-Hauss Modetz Chapel
73919 South Fulton Armada 48005 MI
United States

Visitation

Friday

19

Apr

9:00 AM 4/19/2019 9:00:00 AM - 10:00 AM 4/19/2019 10:00:00 AM
Tiffany-Young-Hauss Modetz Chapel

73919 South Fulton
Armada, MI 48005

Tiffany-Young-Hauss Modetz Chapel
73919 South Fulton Armada 48005 MI
United States

Funeral Service

Friday

19

Apr

10:00 AM 4/19/2019 10:00:00 AM
Tiffany-Young-Hauss Modetz Chapel

73919 South Fulton
Armada, MI 48005

Tiffany-Young-Hauss Modetz Chapel
73919 South Fulton Armada 48005 MI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Willow Grove Cemetery Final Resting Place

Armada Ridge Road
Richmond Township, MI 48062

Armada Ridge Road Richmond Township 48062 MI
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Heart Association - Grand Rapids

3940 Peninsular Dr. SE, Suite 180
Grand Rapids, MI 49546

American Cancer Society - Southeast Michigan

20450 Civic Center Drive
Southfield, MI 48076
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