Allen 'Mickey' Avritt


SUBLETTE — Allen Michael "Mickey" Avritt, 66, died Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at his home in Sublette.

SUBLETTE — Allen Michael "Mickey" Avritt, 66, died Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at his home in Sublette.

He was born Oct. 1, 1947, in Dodge City, to William Oscar and Wilma Mae Patrick Avritt. He graduated from Dodge City High School in 1965.

Mr. Avritt worked at the Sublette Co-op in the fertilizer department for 38 years, until his retirement in 2009. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.

On April 1, 1972, he married Karen Springsted in Dodge City. She survives. Other survivors include four children, Michelle Avritt of Sublette, Michael Avritt of Holcomb, Matthew Avritt of Wichita, and Amanda Avritt of Manhattan; a sister, Penny Alger of Dodge City; a brother, Phillip Avritt of Dodge City; and a grandson. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday at Sublette Southern Baptist Church. A private family burial will take place at a later date. Cremation will follow the service.

Visitation hours are noon to 8 p.m. today at Swaim Funeral Chapel of Sublette. Thoughts and memories may be shared in the guest book at Memorials are suggested to Sublette Southern Baptist Church or St. Catherine's Hospice, both in care of the funeral home.


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