Moeller Funeral Home
104 Roosevelt Road
Valparaiso, IN  46383
(219) 462-0535
 Kosanke Funeral Home
105 East Indiana Avenue
Kouts, IN  46347
(219) 766-2224
Wanatah Funeral Chapel
309 North Main Street
Wanatah, IN  46390
(219) 733-2313
Angelcrest Cemetery
Highway 49 and 600 North
Valparaiso, IN  46383
(219) 531-8690

Kathleen C. (Dillon) Pruitt, 73, of Valparaiso passed away Monday, November 13, 2017. She was born on February 27, 1944 in Chicago, IL to Clair and Iela (Emory) Dillon.  Kathy was a loving wife, mother and friend to many. She graduated from Indiana University and went on to share her appreciation of art as a teacher in the Duneland School System.  An accomplished artist in her own right, Kathy enjoyed her love of music and theatre with family and friends.  On November 18, 1961 in Chicago, IL she married Richard Pruitt who preceded her in death in 2011. Kathy is survived by their 3 children:  Jennifer (Ronald) Barany of Portage, Richard “Scott” (Deborah) Pruitt of Valparaiso and Christopher Pruitt of Michigan City, 5 grandchildren: Katie, Hunter, Nicholas, Abigail and Rhema. Kathy was preceded in death by her parents, and her step-brother James Dillon. The family of Kathy would like to send out a heartfelt thanks to Dr. Arjun Gupta and staff, and to Avalon Springs and Dunes Hospice nurses, aides and staff.
A funeral service will take place on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 12:00 noon at Moeller Funeral Home, 104 Roosevelt Rd., Valparaiso, with visitation from 10 AM until the time of service. Burial to follow at Angelcrest Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Alzheimer's Association at ALZ.org/donate.

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