January 25, 2011
A private service will be held at a later date for Gardnerville nurse Gloria Pratt, 78, who died Jan. 6, 2011.
Born May 14, 1932, in Los Angeles to William and Gertrude Foster, she was raised in Alameda, Calif., where she met her husband, Bud.
They built their lives together in San Leandro, Calif., where they raised five children. The couple moved to Gardnerville 23 years ago where she continued working as a nurse until she retired two years ago.
Mrs. Pratt is preceded in death by her parents; son Rick and husband Bud.
She is survived by sons Chuck (Marsha) of Gardnerville and Gary (Pam); daughter Carolyn (Jim) Escorio of San Leandro, Calif.; sisters Betty Hunt of Groveland, Calif., and Alice Ford of San Leandro, Calif.; grandchildren Jake (Crissy), Amanda, Ben (Wendy), Dwight, Ethan, Michaela, Chris (Sylvia) and Sean; great-grandchildren Jacob, Luke, Seth and Tanner; and numerous nieces and nephews.