Mrs. Alice M. (Hitt) Stinnette, 85, of Wheatland, passed away Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at the Cheyenne Health Care Center.
Mrs. Stinnette was born May 22, 1927 in Wheatland, a daughter of the late Roy William and Mabel Pauline (Jessen) Hitt.
While raising her family, Alice attended night school and received her Associates Degree in Elementary Education. She taught and served as a coordinator for Head Start in Wheatland and later worked as the head bookkeeper for Two-Bar Ranch, Inc. She was a member of the United Methodist Church of Chugwater and served as Past Matron of the Order of Eastern Star, Laurel Leaf Chapter of Chugwater. She was an avid reader and also enjoyed bead work, gardening, crossword puzzles and ceramics. Her greatest joy in life was spending time with her family, particularly helping to raise her grandchildren.
Alice is survived by two sons, Steven Stinnette of Chugwater and Michael Stinnette of Butler, Mo.; her daughter, Cristine Snook of Cheyenne; a brother, Roy Hitt of Wheatland; a sister, Louise Clark of Paige, Ariz.; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her loving husband, Leslie Stinnette on Jan. 27, 2010; and a sister, Irene Pelsue.
Visitation will be private. A funeral service was conducted on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church of Chugwater with The Reverend Skip Perry officiating. An interment service will follow at the Iowa Flats Cemetery in Chugwater.
Expressions of sympathy in Mrs. Stinnette’s memory may be made to the Platte County Public Library, 904 9th Street, Wheatland, WY 82201.
Condolences may be offered to the family on-line by going to www.schraderfuneral.com.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Schrader Funeral Home, Cheyenne.