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Obituary: Charles M. Pratt, 62 - May 14, 2018
Charles M. Pratt, 62, of Minonk, passed away at 3:33 a.m. Monday (May 14, 2018) at his home, peacefully surrounded by his loved ones.

Cremation rites have been accorded, and a celebration of life will be at a later date. Memorials may be designated to the family. Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home, Minonk, is assisting the family with arrangements.

Charles was born Aug. 1, 1955, in Peoria, a son to Charles E. and Rosemary Wytcherley Pratt. He married Teri S. Railey on Feb. 16, 1974, in Peoria. She survives.

Also surviving are his children, Charles G. Pratt, Minonk; Shonna (Mark) Colcasure, Michigan; Sara (Josh) Baker, Minonk; Holly (Michael) Koch, Lexington; nine grandchildren; one great-grandson; siblings, Barb Pratt, Becky (Phil) England, Theresa (Steve) Bivins, Julie (Dave) Gyorkos, John (Julie) Pratt; several nieces and nephews; and his faithful companion, Sassy.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Chuck graduated from Spalding Academy in Peoria. He belonged to UAW local 974 and worked for Caterpillar. He was also a local contractor for many years.

Condolences and memories of Chuck may be directed to his family at