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Dorothy Helen Puent

Dorothy Helen Puent

Dorothy Helen Puent, 89 of Two Harbors MN passed away peacefully in her home on Monday March 12th 2018.

Dorothy was born in Embarrass, MN on Dec. 10th 1928 to Hilda and Theodore Beckman, Finnish immigrants. She grew up on a farm and shared chores with her 7 sisters & brothers. After graduating from Embarrass High School Dorothy moved to Two Harbors, where she met Gil Puent. They married in 1947. Dorothy was a stay at home mother of 5. After all the children were in school she joined her husband in the operation of the family market, "Puent's Superette". She was active in the PTA, leading girl scouts, a member of both the VFW and American Legion Auxiliary. Dorothy was an avid reader, crossword puzzle solver, and political junkie, serving for many years as an election judge. As a member of the United Church, Dorothy served many terms on the church council and worship committee. Her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren were Dorothy's pride & joy. She treasured the time spent with them, and she loved cheering them on at their sporting events. Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, husband Gil, son Steven, daughter Deborah Cravens, 4 sisters and 2 brothers.

She is survived by daughter Sharon (Ron) Wellman, Nancy (Mitch) Churness, Brenda (Bruce) Frikken, 12 grand children, 26 great grandchildren, son -in -law Carlos Craven, sister Alyce Moravitz, 3 sister- in-law and many nieces & nephews.

Funeral service to be held Saturday March 17th 2018 at United Church of Harbors at 11 a.m.

There will be a private interment in Lakeview Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the United Church Building fund.