Elvira B. Pettingill

Died Feb. 28, 2018


Elvira B. Pettingill, 96, of Alger went home to be with her Lord Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, surrounded by her loving family.

She was born Dec. 4, 1921, to the late William and Persis (Roberts) Gibbard in Clawson. Elvira Gibbard married Harold “Bud” Pettingill on March 3, 1947, in Paducah, Ky. Harold passed away Nov. 12, 2016. Elvira loved reading, doing word puzzles, crocheting and cooking. Her favorite TV show was “The Price is Right.” She also enjoyed making Christmas ornaments.

Elvira is survived by five children, Timothy (Grace) Pettingill, Harold Pettingill, Valerie Hunter, Shelia Slavin and Shelley (Tom) Hunter. She is also survived by 12 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by one son, James Pettingill.

Funeral service will be Saturday, March 3, 2018, at noon at the Lee-Ramsay Funeral Home Standish Chapel with Pastor Ronald Lucas and Pastor Kyle Wiergowski officiating. Interment will be in Alger Cemetery, Alger. The family will greet family and friends from 10 a.m. Saturday, March 3, until time of service at noon at the funeral home.


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