Birth: Dec. 11, 1925 Olympia Thurston County Washington, USA Death: Aug. 25, 1998 Myrtle Creek Douglas County Oregon, USA [Edit Dates]
The News-Review, Roseburg, Oregon, 28 August 1998 Bessie Ellen Puz PUZ, Bessie Ellen – Age 71, of Myrtle Creek, passed away Tuesday, August 25, 1998 in a local care home. She was born December 11, 1925 in Olympia, Washington to Ora Frank and Mary C (Curtarelli) Stanley. Bessie grew up in Olympia, Washington, and on December 7, 1947, married Ivan R. Puz. They moved from Olympia to Eugene, Oregon and then in 1949 settled in Riddle. Bessie worked as a waitress, bartender and cook for a number of years, and also worked for Douglas Forest Protective Agency on firewatch. Bessie loved being outdoors taking care of her yard, gardening, hunting and fishing. She enjoyed canning venison, fruits, and vegetables. Most important to her was taking care of her family. She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Roy Puz of Bandon, Oregon; daughter Joyce Wilkins of North Bend, Oregon; sons Jon Puz of Farmerville, Louisiana and Jack Puz of Riddle; brother, Jerry Wolfenburger of Portland, Oregon; grandchildren, Jon Puz Jr. and Kerie Puz and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by a sister, Bonnie Scott. Memorial services will be held Saturday, , August 29, 1998 at 2 pm at the First Baptist Church Riddle. Inurnment will be in Sunset Memorial Park in Coos Bay, Oregon. WILSON'S CHAPEL OF THE ROSES is in charge of the arrangements.
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