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Wilma Pratt

June 19, 1925 — August 15, 2015

Wilma J. Pratt, 90 of Henry, died on August 15, 2015 at St. Joseph's Nursing Home in Lacon. Born on June 19, 1925 in La Prairie Township to the late Glen and Charlotte Danhof Malone, she married Dayle W. Pratt, Sr. in Ottawa on July 28, 1946. Dayle passed away on March 6, 1974. Wilma was a driver's license examiner for the Secretary of State of Illinois at the Lacon facility for 18 years retiring in 1992.

Wilma is survived by her children: Sandra Schlosser of Meridian, MS; Linda (Robert)
Wheeler of Tiskilwa; Karla (Ross) Goble of Peoria; Dayle Pratt, Jr. of Varna; Gregory (Diane) Pratt and Preston (Wanda) Pratt of Lafayette, IN; Judy (Jack) Boswell of Lacon; daughter-in-law Mary Jane ( late Charles) Pratt of Granville; 27 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren and many great great grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by her sons Charles and Carl Pratt, daughter Mary Ann Diggs, brothers John, Glen, Leo, & Darrell Malone, sisters Lorraine Ramsey & Lois Griffin, and daughter-in-law Mary Kaye Pratt.

Wilma was a member of the Henry United Methodist Church where services will be held Thursday August 20 at 12pm with visitation held on Wednesday from 6-8 pm at Lenz Memorial Home in Lacon and one hour prior to the service at her church. Burial will be in the Henry Cemetery. Memorials can be made to her church. Condolences can be left at


AUG 19. 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CDT)

Lenz Memorial Home
823 Fifth Street
Lacon, IL 61540

Funeral Service

AUG 20. 12:00 PM (CDT)

Henry United Methodist Church
Henry, IL

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