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Leslie D. Pettit


April 11, 2018

Leslie D. Pettit, 85, of Opheim, Mont., passed away Monday, April 2, 2018, at his home.

Services are pending at this time.

He was born Sept. 16, 1932, to Ruby (Kime) and Frank Pettit in Towner, N.D. He married Corenne Nygaard, June 20, 1957, in Columbus, N.D. He worked for Northern Electric as a lineman until 1976, when he was promoted to manager. He retired from Northern Electric in 1994.

He was active in any club that was available in Opheim and was president of them at one time or another. He was a member of the American Legion of Opheim and held a volunteer position on the Opheim Fire Department.

He is preceded in death by parents Frank and Ruby; six brothers, Tom, Howard, Frank, Walt, Floyd and Dale Pettit; and an infant sister, Dorothy Mae Pettit.

He is survived by his wife, Corenne Pettit of Opheim; son, Bill (Marilyn) Pettit of Sheridan, Wyo.; grandson, Scott (Anna) Pettit; granddaughters, Amy and Stephanie Pettit; daughter, Jeanne (Wes) Clark of Billings; grandson, Jordan Clark and his fiancee, Melissa Patton, and Melissa's children, Ruby and Louie Sheridan.

The family respectfully requests that in lieu of flowers memorials be sent in remembrance of Leslie to the Opheim Fire Department, P.O. Box 124, Opheim, MT 59250.

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