Posted By:Emil Lehenbauer
Subject:Need help finding father and grand father of Edward Prater.
Post Date:August 19, 2012 at 11:03:08
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Forum:Richland County, OH Genealogy Forum
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I am having trouble finding out who the Father ,William Jackson Prater is and his grand father, Wetzel Prater ~ Would appreciate any help. Thank you ! Emil

Edward Prater

MANSFIELD: Edward Prater, 43, of Mansfield, passed away Thursday, August 16, 2012 at Grant Medical Center in Columbus.

Edward was born July 29, 1969 in Mansfield and was the son of the late William Jackson Prater and Rosemary (Easterling) Scherrerr. He served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps during peacetime and was very proud to be a Marine. Edward enjoyed telling stories and joking around.

Edward is survived by his mother, Rosemary Scherrerr of Mansfield; five siblings, Jane (Robert) McAlpine of Rock Creek, Ohio, Nancy (John) Cushard of Mansfield, Jackie (Bradley) Lemke of Fenton, Michigan, Wetzel (Genevieve) Prater of Mansfield, and Ray (Melanie) Prater of Mansfield; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews; and lots of cousins.

Edward was preceded in death by his father; maternal grandparents, John and Millie Easterling; and paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Wetzel Prater.

Burial will be held at Ohio Western Reserve with full military honors.

Werner-Gompf Funeral Services, LTD. is assisting the family with the arrangements.

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