Individual Record 1147

Name}   Pratt, Irving Leroy Family History} Olson                 
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Male
Birth:   Date} Fam  6 Oct 1936 Place} Tyrol Twp., Griggs, North Dakota
Marr.: Date} Exa 20 Jul 1956 Place} Long Beach, Los Angeles, California     (Link)
Death: Date} Exa 12 Mar 2011 Place} Reno, Washoe, Nevada
Burial: Date} Aft 12 Mar 2011 Place} Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Fernley, Lyon, Nevada
  Grave Marker} Yes
Source 1} 353 = Family notes
Source 2} 388 = Family notes
Source 3} 1269=1940 USA cen
Source 4} 867 = Marriage rec
Source 5} 1004=Index
Source 6} 1583=Newspaper
Source 7} 1582=Death record
Source 8} 553 = S.S. record
Source 9} 1527=Obituary
Source 10}1567=Obituary
Source 11}963 = Cemetery rec
Parents: } Wallace Irving Pratt & Dorothy (Dora) Nelson
   Relationship No.} 422
1st Household No.} 530 = Tyrol Twp., Griggs, North Dakota
      Occupation 1} Firefighter
       Occupation 2}  
Spouses:   Prime} Walen, Avis C.
 Total Number of} 1
Notes:  Irving Leroy Pratt was born 6 Oct 1936 in Tyrol Twp., Griggs, North Dakota.  He was the oldest child of Wallace Irving Pratt and Dorothy Nelson.  In the 1940 U.S. census he was living with his parents on their farm in Tyrol Twp., Griggs.  He was 3 years old, and his younger brother Harland was 8 months.  A sister Roberta was born after the 1940 census.

After graduating from high school, Irving entered the U.S. military.  His headstone indicates that he served in the U.S. Navy as an aviation storekeeper Petty Officer 3rd Class (AK3), and the U.S. Air Force attaining the rank of Staff Sergeant (SSgt).  He served in Korea.

Irving married Avis Walen on 20 Jul 1956 in Long Beach, Los Angeles, California.  Following his service in the military, they moved to Reno, Nevada, where he became a firefighter.  Irving served on the executive board of the Reno Firemen's Association, and played golf.  His headstone indicates he may have enjoyed fishing.  The couple had two daughters.

Irving retired from the fire department as a Captain in 1989.  He died 12 Mar 2011 in Reno, Washoe, Nevada.  He is buried in the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Fernley, Lyon, Nevada.
Time of Birth}   Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social}  
Baptism Date}   Place}   Click to enlarge
Confirm. Date}   Photos} Irving Leroy Pratt
Immigr'n Date} N/A Port} N/A
Education: Grade} High school           or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service} Navy & Air Force      for the State of} USA
Health Condition}  
  Cause of Death}  
Last Updated
by} Karen Hancock
Date Updated} 27 Mar 2014
Date Created}  30 Jun  1993
Copyright © 2014 by Karen L. Hancock.  All Rights Reserved.

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