Pratt Kenneth L., age, 73 of Mesa, AZ formerly of St. Louis Park, MN. died suddenly and peacefully, May 6, 2003. Survived by wife of 52 years, Mary Lee; sons, Bob (Valeria Christensen), Tom (Laurie); and daughter, Jane Hagstrom (Steve). He was a proud and devoted grandfather to Sara, Andrea, and Kiersten Pratt of Burnsville, John Pratt of Mpls, and Michael and Mary Hagstrom of New Hope. He was a graduate of the University of South Dakota where he was a member of Phi Delta Theta. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. He was a news photographer at KSTP-TV and Photo News Director at KMSP-TV when it was the ABC affiliate. He later served as Director of Communications for the MN Education Assoc. While living in St. Louis Park the Pratts were members of Union Congregational Church. Funeral services will be held Monday, May 12th at 11 am at Bethlehem Lutheran Church; 4100 Lyndale Ave. S. Lunch will follow at the church. Interment following lunch at Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Kenn shared a lifelong dedication to education with his father-in-law Robert D. Falk. Memorials preferred to the Robert D. Falk Endowment, U of So. Dakota Foundation, 414 E Clark St., Vermillion, SD 57069. Kenn lived a full and meaningful life, and touched the lives of everyone who knew him.

Published on May 9, 2003

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