Faith G. Pratt, 70, of Belleville, Ill., born June 8, 1946, in Columbus, Ohio, died Wednesday, July 20, 2016, at Memorial Hospital surrounded by family and loved ones.
Mrs. Pratt worked in the medical field as a CNA at Memorial Hospital. Later in life she worked in the secretarial field, most recently at Auffenberg Ford in Belleville, Ill. Faith was most recently a member of Cornerstone Church in Shiloh, Ill.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 35 years, Paul M. Pratt; her parents, Wilbur C. and AdaGene, nee Wilkenson, Lutz; a brother, Larry Lutz; and a sister, Cynthia Noland.
Surviving are her sister, Molly (Gary) Tenney of Fernandina Beach, Fla.; daughters, Bridget (Tim) Elliott of Troy, Ill., and Cheryl (Tom) Lawrence of Kansas City, Mo.; sons, Jeffery A. (Carrie) Pratt of Belleville, Ill., and Timothy L. Pratt of Belleville, Ill.; stepdaughter, Karen L. (Jim) Kiethly; 11 grandchildren, Heather Elder, Nathan Coziar, Rachel Coziar, Joshua Kolb, Jennifer Santamaria, Jeanene Herron, Jessica Pratt, Justine Pratt, Jeffery Pratt, Lakynn Taylor and Aylssa Pratt; as well as 12 great-grandchildren.
As an expression of sympathy, make a memorial contribution to the Belleville Area Humane Society in her and her dog "Buddy" names.
Service: Faith's wishes were for no visitation or funeral services but for everyone to smile and remember her in life.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on July 24, 2016