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Obituary for Marcella ‘Marcy’ Josephine Pratt

Marcella “Marcy” Josephine Pratt, 95, died on Jan. 3, 2023.

Born in Racine on April 23, 1927, to Frances Josephine (Hubka) and William Fatka, Marcy graduated from William Horlick High School in 1945.

Marcella Josephine Pratt
Marcella Josephine Pratt

Marcy married Louis James Pratt on Sept. 17, 1949, at the First EUB Church in Racine. She was a member at Franksville United Methodist Church in Franksville for over 73 years.

Marcy worked at Hamilton Beach, Unified School Food Services, Beachwood Veterinary Hospital, and Foster Grand Parents. She enjoyed painting, knitting, volunteering and spending time with children and her family.

Marcy was preceded in death by her husband Louis J. Pratt, Nov. 21, 1997; their son, William L. Pratt, Dec. 2, 2018; son-in-law, Keith R. Cain, Oct. 16, 2020; brothers, sister, and in-laws too many to list.

She is survived by her children; Raymond (Debra) Pratt of Bartlett, TN., Pauline Cain of Racine, WI., Kenneth (Terrie) Pratt of Racine, WI., Terri Pratt of Racine, WI., Amy Szmanda of Racine, WI., Laura (Ernest) Pratt-Davis of Trussville, AL., Joanne (Jeffrey) Raffini of Racine, WI; 17 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; one great-great grand-child; many nieces, nephews, and friends.


The visitation will be held at 10 a.m. with service to follow at 11 a.m. at Maresh-Meredith and Acklam Funeral Home, 803 Main St. in Racine.

Marcella Josephine Pratt – Life Panel® courtesy of Maresh-Meredith & Acklam Funeral Home

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