Theodore Allen Picotte, 76, of Senath, Mo., formerly of Manila, died Aug. 29, 2010, at the Heritage Gardens in Senath. Mr. Picotte was born Nov. 30, 1933, in Lake Andes, S.D., to the late Paul Allen and Bertha Lill Picotte. Mr. Picotte served in the United States Air Force during the Korean and Vietnam wars. He was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include his wife, Bobbie J. Picotte of Manila; two sons, Trevor Picotte and wife Jodie of Michigan and Danny Carey and wife Linda of Kansas City, Mo.; three daughters, Donna Kilbreth and husband Chester of Kennett, Mo., Cindy Hendrix and husband Julian of Wichita, Kan., and Pamela Picotte of California; two brothers, Clifford Picotte of Rapid City, S.D., and Allen Picotte of Liberty, Mo.; six sisters, Roseanne Whiteman of Kansas City, Mo., Margaret Davis of Kansas City, Mo., Dorothy Picotte of Springfield, Mo., Beverly Robins of Sioux City, Iowa, Linda Buel of Sioux City, Iowa, and Deanne Strehlow of Waterbury, Neb.; 12 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and a host of other family and friends.
Mr. Picotte was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Hebert Picotte and John Paul Picotte; two sisters, Mary Brown and Evelyn Morley; and a grandson, Dustin Carey.
The family requests private disposition and memorial service with Faith Funeral Service in charge of arrangements.