Ann Marie Peet, 59, died Sunday, Dec. 24, 2017, at Pratt House in Ottawa, Kansas, surrounded by her friends and family.

Services are scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, with a visitation from 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. at Roberts-Blue-Barnett Funeral Home, Emporia, Kansas, followed by a graveside service at 11:30 a.m. at the Hartford Cemetery, Hartford, Kansas, and a memorial service at 2 p.m. at the COF Training Center in Ottawa, Kansas.

Ann was born on Nov. 15, 1958, in Albuquerque, New Mexico; she was the adopted daughter of Irl E. and Ruby Dreasher Peet.

She is survived by two brothers, Lawrence Peet and his wife Betty of Kansas City, Kansas, and Melvern A. Peet and his wife Barbara of Colorado Springs, Colorado. She is preceded in death by her parents, sister LaMonta M. Douglas and brother Kenneth Peet.

Ann will be remembered for her fun spirit, love for coloring, affinity for cats, ability to beat anyone at Chinese checkers and her big smile. She graduated from Emporia High School and worked for Hetlinger Developmental Services in Emporia as well as COF Training Services in Ottawa.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in Ann’s name to the Friends of COF Organization (PO Box 459, Ottawa, KS 66067 or to the Roberts-Blue-Barnett Funeral Home). Condolences may be left online at