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Carol Ann Pettit, 84

Carol Ann Pettit, "Ma", "Sister Francis", "Sister Carol", age 84, of Loretto.

Preceded into death by parents, Henry and Angela Oeffling; siblings, Wayne Goodman, Bette Carstedt, Joe Goodman and Jim Oeffling; Andy's sons: Ronald Pettit and Jeffrey Pettit.

Survived by her loving husband, Andrew "Andy" Pettit Jr.; son, Craig (Amanda) Pettit; grandchildren, Colin, Gavin and Alaina; siblings, Jeanne Webber, Eleanor Ghostly, Nick Oeffling, Helen (Paul) Klapprich, Catherine (Frank) Meister and Judy and Tom Arens; Andy's children, Nancy (Gary) Hovel, Sue (Dan) Franklin, Carrie (Russ) Oldenborg and Jon (Sandy) Pettit; daughter-in-law, Kathy Pettit; 11 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.

Carol belonged to The Saint Paul's Monastery and was a first grade teacher for many years. She taught hundreds of children in Hastings, Loretto, Minneapolis, and in Buffalo. Her favorite way to spend the day was simply hanging out with her grandchildren. She also passed the time by watching the Price is Right and Wheel of Fortune. You could find Carol's contagious smile and laugh at the local establishments playing Bingo or Meat Raffle.

Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, with visitation 2 hours prior at St. Anne's Catholic Church in Hamel. Father Corey Belden will be the Celebrant. Urn Bearer will be her son Craig B. Pettit. Luncheon will be held at St. Thomas the Apostle Church in Corcoran following the Mass.

The Peterson Chapel St. Michael-Albertville Funeral Home is serving the family. Online condolences may be made to