MILLER — Michael Cliffton “Mike” Pettit, 57, of Miller, passed away on Wednesday, January 1, 2020, at the V.A. Hospital in Sioux Falls.
Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday at the First Presbyterian Church in Miller, with Rev. Brian Jones officiating.
Burial with military honors will follow at Morningside Cemetery in Ree Heights.
Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. Friday, with a 7 p.m. prayer service, all at the church.
Mike was born to Jimmy and Colleen (Evans) Pettit in Anaheim, California.
Mike married Linda Roberts in May 1980.
In June 1987, he married Ruth Schildknecht.
He is survived by his children, Laura (Tony) Hanson and Michael H. (Samantha Tonak) Pettit; three grandchildren; his mother; siblings, Paul Pettit, Anna (Lee) Nolz, and John Koeck.
He was preceded in death by his son, Alex Wayne Pettit; grandparents; his father; stepfather, John Donald Koeck; uncle, Butch Evans; aunt, Patsy Jo Evans; and nephew, Gregory Lee Nolz..