Willis L. Pettis, age 82 of Kasota, died on Saturday, April 23, 2011 at ISJ Hospital in Mankato.
Funeral service will be held at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at St. Peter Funeral Home " Klein Chapel. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Willis was born on December 24, 1928 in Kasota Township, Le Sueur County to Cecil W. and Lavona A. (Rawlings) Pettis. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict and was a member of the St. Peter American Legion and VFW.
Willis is survived by his wife, Jean; children: Mike (Mary) and Shari (Kelly) Rankin; grandchildren: Jenna Pettis and Amy & Elizabeth Rankin; sister: Lenore Larson; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Wayne Pettis.