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Michael Duane Pettry

December 4, 1949 - April 20, 2021


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    Robert Just says

    Mike will be missed as a caring man who would take the time to talk to anyone making them feel special. He loved reminiscing of his time in Alaska and always had something interesting to say. Rest in Peace Mike while you travel the great outdoors of heaven!

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Michael Duane Pettry, 71, of Lafayette passed away on April 20, 2021 at IU Arnett in Lafayette, IN.  He was born on December 4, 1949 to the late Dale Jameson and Phyllis Burton-who survives-in Beaufort, SC.

Michael graduated from Lafayette Jefferson High School in 1969 before enlisting in the United States Air Force where he achieved the rank of Sergeant. He served for four honorable years. Michael enjoyed the outdoors-whether it be camping, hiking, or fishing. He even lived in Alaska for several years.

Michael is survived by mother Phyllis Pettry and step father Shelby Pettry Jr of Lafayette. Also surviving are brother’s Mark (Jim Grossman) Pettry of Indianapolis, Stephen (Tina) Pettry of Rossville, sister Julia (Chuck) Walker of Angola, Indiana.

Visitation will be held at Rest Haven Memorial Park on Friday, April 30th at 10:30 AM with services following at 11 AM.

Tippecanoe Funeral and Cremation Services is assisting with the arrangements.