Dale Hitt


(July 2, 2007)

Dale Dee “Pete” Hitt, 78, died Monday, July 2 at Bethany Home in Minden, Nebr.

He was born in Marshall, Okla., on March 24, 1929, to Fay Dee “Fred” and Gladys Jett Hitt. Hemarried Clara Joan Brown in Marshall on Feb. 14, 1946. As newlyweds, they followed the oil fields to Colorado, North Dakota and Wyoming. They lived in Rock Springs from 1956 to 1966, then settled in Powell, where they lived until his retirement from Johnston Testers/Schlumberger.

After retirement, he returned to his native soil in Oklahoma. Two years ago, he moved to Nebraska to be near his daughter, Dawna.

Pete is survived by one son, Dale Dee “Shorty” Hitt, Jr. of Rock Springs; three daughters, Anita Wall and husband Ray of Rock Springs, Jetta Kragovich of Rock Springs and Dawna Sigurdson and husband Randy of Kearney, Nebr.; eight grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren; two brothers and one sister.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Joan and his parents.

Funeral services were Friday, July 6.