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Doris K. Pettit

Wednesday, January 31, 2007

Feb. 10, 1922-Jan. 28, 2007 

BENKELMAN -- Doris K. Pettit, 85, died Sunday (Jan. 28, 2007), at Sarah Ann Hester Memorial Home in Benkelman.

She was born Feb. 10, 1922, to Robert and Mabel (Solberg) White on a farm near Oxford, and attended school near her home.

In 1962, she moved to Benkelman, where she was active in the Methodist Women's Circles in both Max and Benkelman, and was also a member of the Max Women's Club.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Mabel White; a son, Thomas Pettit; brothers, Cecil White and Chester White; sisters, Neldine Rupp, Marjorie Rife and Helen White; and one grandson, Tony Goddard.

Survivors include her daughters, Raedine Unruh and husband, Stan of Lakewood, Colo., Pat Stagemeyer of Benkelman,and Anita Goddard of Independence, Mo; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Memorial services will be Wednesday, 1 p.m., at Forch Funeral Chapel in Benkelman with the Rev. Brian Fong officiating.  Services will conclude at the chapel.  A private inurnment will take place at a later date.

There will be no visitation or viewing.  Memorials may be given in her name.

Arrangements are under the direction of Forch Funeral Chapel of Benkelman.