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Helen R. Pratt, 92

| April 27, 2010 4:20 AM

Helen R. Pratt, 92, passed away at home with family by her side in Coeur d’Alene, on Saturday, April 24, 2010.

Helen was born in Jamestown, Ohio, on April 8, 1918, to Ora and Mable (Thuma) Reeves.

She lived in Coeur d’Alene from 1950 to 1960, and worked for Kaiser Aluminum in the lab. In 1960 she moved to California and lived there for 20 years. On Nov. 27, 1965, she married L. Keith Pratt in Los Angeles, Calif.

Helen received a Life Time Certificate to teach China Painting from UCLA in Burbank, Calif. In September 1985 she returned to live in Coeur d’Alene.

She is survived by her daughter, Gini O’Hara of Coeur d’Alene; stepson Larry Pratt of Chino, Calif.; stepdaughter Carole Pace of Spirit Lake; granddaughter Kelli O’Hara of Seattle, Wash., and numerous other grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Helen is preceded in death by her husband, Keith in 2003, daughter Sue Loucks and grandson Tim Loucks.

Her ashes will be scattered by the U.S. Coast Guard in the Pacific Ocean. Per her request no services will be held. English Funeral Chapel, Coeur d’Alene, is in charge of the arrangements.

Please sign Helen’s guest registry and view her online memorial at

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