Patricia J. Pratt

Patricia J. Pratt, 84, of Indianapolis, was born May 30, 1931, and died on Oct. 5, 2015. She was born in Indianapolis, to Paul and Marceta Christenberry.

After graduating from Howe High School, she worked at Western Electric until her retirement. She was a member of the Western Electric Pioneers Club. Pat was a member of Old Bethel United Methodist Church for over 45 years where she was involved with the food pantry program.

She loved to travel and take cruises. She volunteered at Community Hospital East and loved her dogs. Because of her love of animals, she supported Home for Friendless Animals.

Surviving to cherish her memory are her daughter, Lorri Sankowsky; brother, Michael (Judy) Canfield; grandchildren, Caitlin (Matt) Moorman and Daniel Sankowsky, as well as nieces, Carrie and Megan.

Pat is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Carl and her son-in-law, Danny Sankowsky.

Friends may visit from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, at Flanner and Buchanan – Memorial Park, 9350 E. Washington St., Indianapolis. The funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 9, 2015, at Old Bethel United Methodist Church, 7995 E. 21st St., Indianapolis, IN 46219.

Contributions may be made in Pat’s memory to Home for Friendless Animals.

Friends may sign her online guest registry at