Phit Kaikratoke, 55, of Abilene, passed away on Monday, October 10, 2022, in Abilene.
Visitation will be from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 12, 2022, at The Hamil Family Funeral Home, 6449 Buffalo Gap Road.
Phit was born in Laos to Somjit and Thom Yashanawong on August 9, 1967. She graduated from high school and went on to continue her education for several years of college. She and her husband Likit Kaikratoke have been together for 34 years. Phit and Likit have worked side by side managing China Star Restaurant in Abilene.
Phit was preceded in death by her parents, and two brothers; Nohn Shanawong and Noi Yashanawong.
Phit is survived by her husband; Likit Kaikratoke of Abilene; son, Sean Pettit and wife Sallie of Abilene and their grandchildren Gage and Macy Pettit; sisters, Pon Panyanouvong and husband Oukeo and their son Ned, wife Flora Panyanouvong grandson Adan and daughter Polly Panyanouvong; Somchay Yashanawong and her son Johnathan Yashanawong; brothers, Phou (Poo) Yashanawong and Vanchai Yashanawong.
The family first began in the funeral business in 1933. The Hamil's legacy, beginning with the Elliott's to John and Jo Ann Hamil and now continuing with Robert and Karla Hamil, is to serve families in their time of need.