William 'Bill' Prater

1978 - 2021



42 year old, William ‘Bill’ Prater, of Rensselaer, went missing July 7, 2020, his remains were discovered on February 27, 2021.

On August 21, 1978, William ‘Bill’ was born to the late Oliver Prater and Sally (nee: Cleveland) (Lee) Vitoux in Valparaiso, Indiana. Bill worked as a laborer. Bill was an avid outdoorsman, hunting, and fishing. Bill especially enjoyed mushroom hunting. Bill loved his faithful companion, his dog ‘Tank’.

Bill is survived by his mother: Sally (Lee) Vitoux, and a host of many friends.

Bill was preceded in death by his father: Oliver Prater.

Per Bill’s wishes cremation will take place, and a Celebration of Life, will take place at a later time.

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