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Kathy Elaine Pettit

Kathy Elaine Pettit, 67, of Fort Wayne, IN, and formerly of Huntington, IN, died Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021.

Mrs. Pettit graduated from Huntington North High School. She earned her bachelor’s from Indiana University. She was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church.

She was born on April 16, 1954, in Huntington, to Floyd and Thais Fields Sheckler. Her father survives, along with her stepmother, Jerrie Sheckler. Her mother, and one stepmother, Betty Sheckler, preceded her in death.

Additional survivors include four children, Shara (Brian Citino) Compton, Ian (Leslie) Pettit, Blake (Anne Johns) Pettit and Grant Pettit; siblings, Mitchell (Judy) Sheckler, Mark (Deanne) Hoffman, Lisa Sheckler and Julia (Scott) Robbins; and four grandchildren.

Calling will take place on Monday, Aug. 23, 2021, from 10 a.m. to noon, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 3705 S. Anthony Blvd., Fort Wayne, with a funeral service to immediately follow.  

Burial will be in Pilgrims Rest Cemetery, Huntington.

Memorials may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.