Mrs. Sieglinde A. "Linde" Pratt, 80, of Ward Road, town of German Flatts, passed away in Faxton-St. Luke's Healthcare on Friday, Oct. 25, 2013.
Linde was born on July 8, 1933, in Bayreuth, Germany, a daughter of the late Albert and Hildegard (Schreiter) Muhlhauser. She was educated in Germany and held an associate's degree in accounting. She has resided in the United States since 1947. In 1952, she and John B. Pratt, Jr., were married, and they shared a loving and devoted union of 54 years until his passing on Oct. 25, 2006.
Mrs. Pratt was the manager of Herb Philipson's Army & Navy Store in Herkimer. She was a longtime member of the Lady Elks.
Linde is survived by her loving family: Robert J. Pratt of Mohawk and Steven A. and his wife, Suzanne Pratt, of Johnstown; grandchildren: Victoria, Reid, Alexander and Sarah; her brothers: Siegfried Muhlhauser of California and Hans and his wife, Erika Muhlhauser of Germany; sisters-in-law: Myrta Sweet and Marguerite Bond; along with many nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to pay their respects on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Enea Family Funeral Home, 220 N. Washington St., Herkimer. Pastor Bruce Workman will conclude the calling hours with a memorial prayer service. Burial will take place in Oak Hill Cemetery, Herkimer, at the convenience of the family.
Those wishing may donate in her memory to the American Cancer Society, 100 Lomond Court, Utica, NY 13502. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Harry and Kevin Enea, funeral directors, are serving the family. To leave an online message of condolence, please visit our website at www.eneafamily.com.