2011-12-03 / Obituaries

James Arthur Puffer

James Arthur Puffer passed away November 18, 2011, at The Communities, Spruce Lodge Bigfork, Minnesota. Jim was the son of John Carroll Puffer and Verna Viola Boyer Puffer. He was born in Lancaster, on August 17, 1929.

He attended Jacksontown and Hebron schools. He married Laveda Fern Patterson in 1951 and she preceded him in death in 1982. He married Mildred Ruth Hunter in 1991 and she survives. He leaves two sisters, Carole E. (Jim) Eppley and Ruth E. Anderson both of North Fort Myers, Florida; nephews, James C. (Mary) Eppley of North Fort Myers, Florida, Billy J. (Leslie) Eppley of Newark, and Fred Lee (Susan) Ramsey of Millersport; niece, Shirley Ann (Kenny) Priest of Hebron; stepsons, Stanley E. Hunter of Marcell, Minnesota and Michael A Hunter of Little Falls, Minnesota; and numerous cousins and other relatives and friends.

Jim was a 58 year member of the Hebron American Legion Post in Hebron; Life Member of the NRA; North American Hunting Club; North American Fishing Club; Handymans Club; and founder and life member of the Worthington Center, Raton, New Mexico.

A celebration of his life will be held in the spring in the Bigfork, Marcell, Minnesota area. Time and date to be set after Winter. His ashes will be interred in the Kirkersville Cemetery, Kirkersville, at a later date. Arrangements by Carroll Funeral Home, Deer River, Minnesota.

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