Age 98, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, August 25, 2020. She was born December 26, 1921, in DeWitt, Michigan. Olive was a member of Miller Road Bible Church then Grace Bible Church in Lansing. She loved God and her family. She married Elwne “Pete” Pettis October 9, 1948.
She was preceded in death by her parents, George Ellsworth Robinson and Myrtle Hellen Brooks; husband, Elwne “Pete” Pettis (2005); 15 siblings; grandson, John F. Sklar Jr.; and great-granddaughter, Tiffanie Sklar.
She is survived by four sons, Dan (Raeann) Pettis of Grand Ledge, Steven Pettis of Galesburg, David (Anne) Pettis of Houghton, and Elwne “Pete” Pettis of Galesburg; two daughters, Ellen (Jim) Fenby and Terrie Dryer both of Lansing; 20 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; and a brother, George Ellsworth Robinson.
The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 29, 2020, at Grace Bible Church, 1000 S. Canal Rd., Lansing, with Pastor Edward Lassley officiating. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow in Oakwood Cemetery in Grand Ledge. Those who wish may make memorial contributions, in loving memory of Olive Pettis, to Grace Bible Church. Arrangements are by the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel.