Phyllis Ann Pretti
Phyllis Ann Pretti, 84, passed away in Ogden, Utah on November 2, 2019. She was born in Grand Junction, Colorado, the daughter of John and Amelia Elizabeth Petrafeso Arcieri. Phyllis graduated from Silt Elementary, Silt High School and from Mesa Jr. College with an Associates of Science in Business Administration.
She married Theodore I. Pretti on December 17, 1955, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Grand Junction, Colorado. In 1960, she successfully put her husband through the University of Colorado.
Phyllis worked for the US Geological Survey in Grand Junction, Colorado and the US Atomic Energy Commission at the Rocky Flats Plant in Boulder, Colorado. Later after moving to Utah, she was a Teacher’s Aide for the Weber County School District.
Phyllis is survived by her husband and children, Cindy (Mark) Aikens, Roger Pretti, Kenneth (Stacy) Pretti, and Janice (Christoph) Crawford, and seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, sister, and grandson, Eric Pretti.
Visitation will be held at Callahan-Edfast Mortuary on Friday, November 8, 2019 from 5-7pm. A Rosary Service will take place at 7:00pm. A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 10:00am.
Interment, Orchard Mesa Cemetery, Grand Junction, Colorado.
Condolences may be shared at http://www.callahan-edfast.com.
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