Hazel Dorothy Prather
Hazel Dorothy Prather, age 95, of Hamilton, MO, passed away on Sept. 20, 2018, at the Hillcrest Manor Nursing Home in Hamilton. She previously lived in the state of Iowa and in numerous locations around the country due to her husband’s profession.
Hazel was born on Aug. 2, 1923, in Greenville, IA, to Hans Christian and Vara Elizabeth (Skewis) Peterson. She was a homemaker and worked in the past as a bookkeeper at a bank, and as the head of the dietary department at a nursing home.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John Owen Prather; and two brothers, Jay and Bill Peterson.
Survivors include three sons, James, Larry and David Prather, all of Hamilton; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and two sisters, Jean Schuler of Des Moines, IA and Inie Hess of Storm Lake, IA.
Cremation has been entrusted to Bram Funeral Home of Hamilton. Online condolences may be left at www.bramfuneralservices.com.