Ival R. Pruter, KCFD Captain Ret. 78, of Olathe, KS passed away Oct. 27, 2015. Funeral services will be 2PM Sunday, Nov. 1st at Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home, Olathe Chapel. The family will receive friends from 1-2PM. Celebration of life following service at Jean/Ival’s house. Private inurnment will be at Leavenworth National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Disabled Veterans (DAV)
Ival was born Dec. 16, 1936 in Osborne, KS to Alvin and Yvonne Pruter. He graduated from Natoma High School in 1955. He went on to serve in the US Navy, then 39 years of dedicated service with KCFD, He married Nellie Thurston in 1959-71.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother Keith Pruter.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 33 years L. Jean Pruter of the home. Their children Kim Trout, Tona Steinberg (Dan) and Troy Pruter (Tara), 3 grandchildren, Emily, Ashley, & Abigal and 3 great grandchildren. He is also survived by his brother Orville (Betty) Pruter of Natoma Ks. And many friends and extended family.
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