Linda Prater, 71, Baraboo

May 15, 2019 GMT

Linda L. Prater, 71, of Baraboo, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Thursday, May 9, 2019, at SSM Hospice House in Baraboo.

Linda was born July 11, 1947, in Baraboo, the daughter of Marvin and Mildred (Goerks) Diske. She managed Story Book Gardens in Wisconsin Dells for many years and also worked at Ho-Chunk Casino as a slot attendant.

Linda is survived by her son, Wade (Missy) Prater of Wisconsin Dells; daughter, Wendy Prater of Baraboo; brother, Donald Diske (Virginia) of Spring Green; sisters, Donna Bailey, DuVonne (Ken) Cummings, both of Baraboo, and Diane (Dale) Ruhland of Prairie du Sac; and her grandchildren, Montana Prater and Lane Prater. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Butch; granddaughter, Sierra; and brothers, Duane and Kenneth.


A celebration of life gathering will be held at a later date.

The Picha Funeral Home and Crematory of Wisconsin Dells, assisted the family with arrangements. For online condolences and information, visit pichafuneralhome.com.