Stanley A. Pettit, 78

Stanley Addison Pettit, age 78, of Cokato, died Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, at Cokato Manor.

A memorial service will take place Monday, Dec. 30 at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Cokato.

Stanley was born July 28, 1935, in Cokato Township, the son of Arthur and Lillian (Tuey) Pettit. He was baptized at the First Baptist Church of Cokato.

Stanley grew up and lived in the Howard Lake/Cokato area all of his life. He was a 1953 graduate of Cokato High School.

He married Betsy Monson Dec. 4, 1982.

Stanley owned and worked his farm north of Smith Lake for many years, plus the Pettit family farm.

He is survived by a sister-in-law, Gert Pettit; nieces and nephews; and numerous cousins.

Stanley was preceded in death by his wife, Betsy; his parents, Arthur and Lillian Pettit; his brother Donald; his sister Myrtle Hardy; and brother-in-law Lawrence Hardy.

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