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Obituary: Petrettee, Angelo Frank “Angie”

Age 95

PETRETTEE, Angelo Frank “Angie” December 4, 1918 - September 30, 2014 Angelo was born and raised in Spokane, WA, and attended St. Patrick grade school.

He graduated from Gonzaga Prep in 1937 and Gonzaga University in 1941.

He then went to North Pacific College and graduated with a Doctor of Dental Medicine Degree.

Immediately following his schooling, he joined the Army as a captain and served for three years in World War II.

After returning in the late 40’s, he established the Hillyard Dental Clinic where he practiced for 40 years - never turning a single patient away for any reason.

Angelo married his first wife, Mari Orsi, and they had one daughter, LaDonna Marie.

He later married the love of his life, Muriel Lundy, in 1964, and they were married for 50 years.

Together they had a daughter, Kristie Ann.

He loved hunting and fishing, especially at his ranch in Montana.

For the last 20 years, he spent his winters in Palm Springs enjoying golfing and the company of his friends.

His church and family were most important to him.

Angelo is survived by his wife, Muriel; two daughters, LaDonna Petrettee and Kristie (Tom) Collins; two grandchildren, Alec Angelo and Isabella Christine Collins; sister, Helen Kofmehl and numerous nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by parents, Ralph and Anna Petrettee and his two sisters, Lucy Haydon and Marylou Johnson.

Visitation will be held on Friday, October 3rd from 12:00pm to 7:00pm with a Rosary following at 7:00pm both at Hennessey Funeral Home, 2203 N. Division.

A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, October 4th at 11 am at Assumption Parish, 3624 W. Indian Trail Rd.

Entombment immediately following at Holy Cross Cemetery.

To view Angelo’s online memorial, please visit

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