Michael G. Pettis, a lifelong resident of Elma, Washington, passed away on October 22, 2012, at the age of 63 after a courageous battle against lung cancer.
Mike was born December 18, 1948, to Frank and Alice Pettis in Elma. He married Sally Zollars in 1969, which later ended in divorce. He is survived by four children, Jackie (Dan) of Shelton, Sam (Cinthia) of Shelton, Angela (Steve) of Colorado, and Joe (Charlene) of Elma; 10 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild on the way; a nephew, Jerry (Rachel) of Elma; and niece, Jennifer (John) of Hoquiam.
Mike is preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Jeanne Hamm. He spent all of his life working in the timber industry.
A Potluck memorial will be held at Bucks Prairie Fire Hall at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 10, 2012.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to the American Cancer Society.