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    El Campo, TX 77437

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Dorothy Rae Prater, 90 of El Campo, passed away on June 22, 2014. She was born on July 28, 1923 in Pearland, Tx to the late Emil G. and Thelma Matthews Petersen. She graduated from El Campo High School in 1941. She was a member of Faith Lutheran Church. She enjoyed her church and her church family member of Faith Lutheran Church, and hosted a Bible Study group at her home regularly.
She is survived by her sisters, Velma Engstrom of Katy and Patricia Mauch of El Campo, and brothers, Charles E. Petersen and wife Charlene of El Campo and James E. Petersen of El Campo.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husbands Denton W. (Hank) Williams and Jesse D. Prater, step-mother Lena Petersen and sister-in-law Lillie Jensen Petersen.
Visitation will begin on Tuesday at 2:00 PM at Triska Funeral Home with the family receiving friends from 5:30-6:30 PM. Graveside services will be held on Wednesday at 1:00 PM at Garden of Memories. A Celebration of Life service will follow at 2:00PM at Faith Lutheran Church with Rev. Clyde Grier officiating.
Memorial donations may be made to Faith Lutheran Church.