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Marvin Glenn Pratt was born in Story City, IA on July 28, 1938 to Glenn and Dorothy Pratt. He went to sleep in Jesus on October 26, 2021 after a brief illness. He was the eldest of three children. His siblings were Larry Pratt and Charlene (Pratt) Greene. He started school in Delphos, IA where his father was farming. The family then moved to Mount Ayr, IA where Marvin continued his education and graduated in 1956 from Mount Ayr High School. In high school he excelled in many sports including football, basketball and baseball. From high school he continued his education at Northwest Missouri State in Maryville, MO where he majored in Secondary Education. He honorably served in the Iowa National Guard for 10 years. After attending two years at Maryville, he worked a summer job at Dial Finance. At the end of the summer Dial offered him a full-time job as an entry level finance manager. That was the start of a 34 year long career with the same company. What started as a summer job lead him on a path to becoming a top-level executive of Wells Fargo Financial. His professional journey lead him from Iowa to New Jersey to Colorado and finally California. He retired in 1993 at the age of 55 and lived out his retirement in Sun Lakes, AZ.
Marvin met Marlene “Kay” Jarvis in 1959. They fell in love and were married in July 1961. This past July Marvin and Kay celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. Terry Pratt, their first child, was born in May 1965. Tracy (Pratt) Weatherill followed in July 1967. Finally, their third child, Tiffany (Pratt) Rooney was born in May 1973.
Marvin spent his 27 years of retirement focusing on his passions of family, golf and RVing. Family was always his priority. He cherished his family time including cruising, family vacations, boat trips, beach time and a “must have” trip to Iowa every summer. He loved the Iowa State Fair and never wanted to miss it. He was committed to watching his grandchildren’s games and events, even if it meant a five-hour trip to do so. Up until three years ago you could find Marvin on the golf course most every day of the week. He loved watching football was an avid Philadelphia Eagles fan.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Glenn and Dorothy Pratt, his brother, Larry Pratt, sister, Charlene (Pratt) Greene, brother-in-law, Tom Greene, nephews, Randy Pratt and Robbie Pratt.
He is survived by his wife, Marlene “Kay” Pratt, his son, Terry Pratt (Sheryle), daughters, Tracy Weatherill (Trey) and Tiffany Rooney (Paul); grandchildren, Brittany Weatherill, Tyler Pratt (Brynna), Bradley Weatherill, Torrie Laine (Austin), Tatum Rooney, Taylor Rooney and Trista Rooney; sister-in-law, Karen “Kay” Pratt, and a host of aunts and uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

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