Dorothy A. Puckett, 72, Fargo passed away Sunday, March 6 in Sheyenne Crossings, West Fargo after a long brave battle with lung cancer.

Dorothy was born December 9, 1938 in Rewey, WI to Lester and Vera Reger. Dorothy moved to the Cobb, WI area in 1941, graduating from Cobb High School in 1956. On April 20, 1958 Dorothy married Bart Puckett in Cobb, WI. To this union 7 children were born. Dorothy and Bart have enjoyed 52 wonderful years of marriage.

One of Dorothy's many passions was reading. She devoted a lot of her time to her family.

Dorothy is survived by her husband of 52 years, Bart, Fargo, ND; children, Lenny (Barb) Puckett, New York Mills, MN; Cindy (Rolland) Platt, Pelican Rapids, MN; Mindy Puckett, Fargo, ND; Carrie (Rich) Schwanke, Fargo; Marrie (J Hinrichs) Puckett, Bethel, MN; Chris Puckett, West Fargo, ND; 12 grandchildren, Keith, Missy, Chad, Amanda, Nathan, Jessica, Krista,  Britta, Jared, BJ, Junior, Jenny, 15 great-grandchildren, sister, Nancy (Jim) Matthews, Chadwick, IL, and brother, Richard Davenport, Dubuque, IA.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, and son, Joe.

In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred.

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  1. fargo ndhi grandma i miss you more and more each day….today we finished cleaning out the house and it was really tough to be honest i thought about all the memories we had together and the times we made xmas goodies and filled out holiday cards to send out to everyone. its been almost two months and it feels like just yesterday i still cant except the fact that you are gone and i dont know if i will ever be able to. matt and i are finally getting married and it tears me up inside that i didnt get to tell you and that i didnt get to see your reaction and hear some smart remark come out of your mouth like its about time…lol. i love you with all my heart!

  2. Holt Mo.My deepest sympathy.
    Dorothy was one of my favorite cousins . Though we lost touch I often thought of her and wondered about her and her family. Growing up I had so many wonderful times at their farm near Cobb.
    You are in out thoughts and prayers.
    Diana (Rikli) Williams

  3. Highland WiI am so sorry to hear about your loss. It has been so long since I have had the chance to speak with any of you, but know that my thoughts and prayers are with you now. Please feel free to contact me at any time, I would love to hear from you. Again, my condolences.

  4. Woodbury MN
    Marrie, was saddened to hear the news about your mother. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May good memories bring you peace.

    Glenn and Janice

  5. St Paul MN
    We heard about your mom. We are so sorry and want you to know we are thinking of you and what you and your family must be going through right now. Please accept our condolences. We will have you and your family in our prayers-may God give you and your family strength to get through this tough time.

    Ray family

  6. Grammy
    I miss you so much! I will always remember how big your heart was, and how you loved everyone so much! I will miss watching you and grandpa tease eachother, and how you told us stories about when you were a girl, working with your dad, the books your highschool librarian would save for you to read, and how you used to fall alseep reading them outside. You were a beautiful, bright, happy person, and you will be missed so much by everyone who knew you! I love you Grammy and will miss you always!

  7. Moorhead Carrie, I only met you Mom once. But in those few minutes I spent with her I knew she was a strong, loving, funny, & wonderful lady. I know how much you loved her & how much you will miss her. Take care of yourself, please let me know if there is anything I can do for you & your family. Joan

  8. Wyoming MN
    Marrie, I’m so sorry for your loss.
    She will be missed by your family and friends.
    Thoughts and prayers to you and your family.

    Dawn Marvin

  9. White Bear Township Minnesota
    Marrie, Out hearts and Prayers are with you and your family in this time of Grief. But I’m sure it is also a time of celebration and a look back at all the wonderful times you spent with your Mother.

  10. Maplewood MN

    I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers at this very difficult time. If there is anything I can do or anything you need, please let me know. God Bless and keep you all. Hugs. R.I.P.

  11. Momma I miss you so much. I miss your smile. I miss you laughing….but I know you and Joe are laughing up a storm up there in heaven and that makes me smile. I love you with all my heart and you will never leave my heart. The pain is strong now…but will soon be replaced with wonderful memories that you have given us. Keep smiling down on us!! Love you momma

  12. Frazee MN
    To the Puckett Family,

    I am so very sorry to hear of the passing of your mom,wife. I have so many great memeories of her from many years ago. I remember all of the fun we used to have with all of you. Your mom (and dad) always welcomed all of us. She was such a sweet lady. Keep her in your hearts always, you have a great faimily. You will be in my thought and prayers.

  13. pelican rapids mnour thoughts and prayers to your family from the zick family. may god bless your family and easy your loss.

  14. Fargo ND
    Hi Grammy I miss you more and more each day. Today I went to your house and looked through your picture albums and jewelry boxes it reminded me of all the wonderful memories I have of you and I will always think of them. I will always remember your big heart, your quirky faces and your silly laughs. Also I will always remember the nickname you gave me when I was a baby (tubby toes). I know you have left us all but now you are in a better place and are done suffering and I cant wait until I can see you again in heavan. Love you Grandma.

  15. Marrie and Family- I click on your mom’s name and seen her picture.
    You’re mom is a beautiful woman. You can see her strength and see her pride.
    Words escape me of what else to say, but I found this poem that I believe says it all…..

    We little knew that morning that God was going to call your name,
    In life we loved you dearly, in death we do the same.
    It broke our hearts to lose you, you did not go alone,
    For part of us went with you, the day God called you home.
    You left us peaceful memories, your love is still our guide,
    And though we cannot see you, you are always at our side.
    Our family chain is broken, and nothing seems the same,
    But as God calls us one by one, the chain will link again.

  16. It was such a joy to meet you and get to know you! You were such a big part in everyones live in your family and they all looked up to you so much! I know that they will deeply miss you! I am so glad that I got to meet and see that cute smile you always had on your face.

  17. Fargo ND
    Momma, I will always think of the times we had together and will always smile when I remember them. You made me laugh and giggle each and every time. I shall love you forever and I shall always miss you. I will carry the sweet memory of you in my heart for the rest of my life. I love you!

  18. Fargo ND
    My mom was a beautiful person and a wonderful friend. I will miss her terribly and will think of her always. I will miss her mischievous glances and her quirky grin. I will miss her kindness and compassion for others. Most of all I will miss tickling her toes when she was trying to read or watch TV only to hear “Mindy!” I love you mommy!!

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