Lolita Herstedt, of Cherokee Village, Ark., daughter of the late Charles Hanssen and Clara Alfreda Bengston Hanssen, was born Sept. 14, 1917, in Moline, Ill. She died April 18, 2009, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 91.
During her working years, she was employed by McDonnell Douglas Areospace Manufacturing Company.
She is survived by: her son, Gene Herstedt and wife Carol of California; grandchildren, Scott Piteo of California and Kim Grim of South Carolina.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Sally Piteo; and her father and mother.
No services are planned at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of Cox-Blevins Funeral Home of Salem.