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Memorial fund set up for Prater

June 23, 2010 at 1:23 a.m.


Services for the other man killed in the wreck, Michael Thomas, will be at Westville Cemetery in Cuero Friday at 11 a.m. Visitation will be that morning from 9 - 10:30 at the Freund Funeral Home in Cuero, 213 North Gonzales Street.

CUERO - The graduating class of 1979 has started a memorial fund for a classmate who was killed while traveling to his high school reunion Saturday.

Derell Prater, 50, was killed in the wreck on U.S. Highway 87, just north of the state Highway 72 intersection.

Classmates have set up a fund to defray funeral expenses at the Wells Fargo Bank in Cuero, according to Cheryl Beck Bunjes, the class of 1979 reunion coordinator.

Those wishing to contribute can give to the "Memorial Fund for Derell Prater," account number 7065102860.

Funeral services for Prater are pending at the Kelley Memorial Funeral Home in Luling. The funeral home can be reached at 830-875-2219.



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