Anna Mae (Robart) Pratt, known by all as Ann, of Old MInes, was born January 11, 1932 in Old Mines, a daughter to the late Francis J. Robart and Mary “Lena” (Thebeau) Robart. Ann departed this life Wednesday, July 21, 2021 having reached the age of 89 years, 6 months and 10 days.
On October 4, 1952, Ann was united in marriage to Charles Pratt and together they happily raised their children and were blessed with sixty-eight years.
Ann is survived by her loving husband, Charles; daughters, Deborah Miller and husband Jerry of Old Mines, Jennifer Pratt and companion Douglas Sudd of Fort Myers Florida; son, Phillip Pratt and wife Debra Anne of Old Mines; sisters, Charlene Roderique of Potosi, Wilma “Patsy” Politte and husband “Fuzzy” of De Soto; brother-in-law, Sylvester Pratt and wife Verna of Crystal City; sister-in-law, Carolyn Baugus of De Soto; half sister-in-law, Donna Peters of Rosebud, Missouri; half brother-in-law, Mike Schutte of Park Hills; grandchildren, Karrie (Richard) Boyer, Jay Miller, Nathan Miller, Eli Reed, Gavin Reed, Raymond Pratt; great grandchildren, Jared, Jewel and Anna Boyer, Logan and Leah Miller. Ann is also survived by many nieces, nephews other relatives and dear and special friends.
In addition to her parents, Ann was preceded in death by her stillborn son, Stephen; brothers, Everett Robart, Adrian “Curly” Robart, Henry Robart; sisters, Betty Barlett, Shelia Rohrer, Mary “Lil” Hopkins and stillborn sister, Ester Eserine Robart.
Ann dedicated her life to Christ, her Savior, and was a faithful and active member of St. Joachim Catholic Church. During her life, she served many priests, was the Sacristan since 4th grade and volunteered for many church activities. She served her community well and was a founding member of La Brigade a Renault, and started making the bread as a fundraiser. She was also a member of the Old Mines Historical Society. She also worked for the Washington County Health Department and Dr. Lynn Thurman. She loved to spend time with her family, cook, bake, hunt mushrooms, ride side by sides and enjoy the many gifts of Mother Nature. It was a privilege to know Ann and the everlasting memories she gave will be treasured and she will be deeply missed by those who loved her and the community she proudly served.