Rodger E. Pratt Sr.
Jul 04, 1942 - Feb 20, 2022SIGN GUESTBOOK | ORDER FLOWERS AND GIFTS
Rodger Edward Pratt Sr., age 79, of Sheboygan Falls, died on Sunday, February 20, 2022, at the Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice. He was born on July 4, 1942, in Goodman, WI, the son of the late George and Dorothy Gordon Pratt.
Rodger attended local schools in the Milwaukee area. He then enlisted in the U.S. Navy serving his country from 1960 to 1964. On May 7, 1994, he was united marriage to Karolyn Schmidt in Sheboygan. Rodger was a cook in Army Reserves and had various occupations throughout the years in manufacturing and food service. He later continued his education at Lakeshore Technical College in Cleveland, WI.
Rodger volunteered at the Sheboygan Falls Food Pantry for many years and was a Boy Scout Leader for Troop #883 in Sheboygan Falls. He enjoyed golfing, woodworking, camping, and was a Green Bay Packer, Milwaukee Brewer and Nascar fan as well.
Survivors include his wife, Karolyn Pratt; five children, Rodger (Emma) Jr., Scott (Kim), Timothy (Sarah), Michael, and Jeremy (Jody); five stepchildren, Daniel, David, Katheryn, Duane, and Kelly. Rodger is also survived by his grandchildren, great-grandchildren, a great great-grandchild, his sister, Karen Giese; and his first wife, Arlene Thurs. Many other relatives and friends further survive him. Rodger was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Norman Pratt, and a sister, Doris Funk.
A private burial will take place at Greenlawn Memorial Park in the Garden of Valor in the Town of Sheboygan.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in Rodger’s name and may be directed to the Sheboygan Falls Food Pantry. A heartfelt thank you to is extended to Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice, Vince Lombardi Cancer Center, and the nursing staff at Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center, for the compassion and care that was given to him.
The Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.reinboldfh.com