CAROL R. PUCKETT

 CAROL R. PUCKETT
 Carol Puckett, age 63, Miltonvale, died Thursday, March 20, 2014, at her home in Miltonvale, Kan.  She was born on Aug. 12, 1950, at Concordia, Kan., to Leo & Dora Mae “Mae” (Couture) LeDuc.
 Carol attended country grade school and graduated from Jamestown High School.  She then received her Bachelor’s degree from Marymount College, Salina.  Carol taught kindergarten at Blue Rapids before moving to Miltonvale and teaching second grade from 1979 to 2004.  She was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church, Miltonvale, Kansas and Nebraska Radio Club and Abate of Kansas. Carol was an avid artist and enjoyed creating different works of art. Her life and passion has always been her students and teaching.
 She is survived by her husband, Jon, Miltonvale; brother, Larry LeDuc & wife Pat, Jamestown; sisters, Sister Janet LeDuc, C.S.J., Goodland, and Diane Nelson, Concordia, niece, Lori LeDuc, Jamestown, and several family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Melissa Puckett; parents and brother-in-law, Ron Nelson.
 A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 am, Tuesday, March 25, at St. Anthony Catholic Church, with the Rev. Larry Grennan officiating. Burial will follow at the Miltonvale Cemetery, Miltonvale.  Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. with family greeting from 6-8 p.m. and a Vigil and Rosary at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 24, all at Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home, Concordia. The family suggest memorials to Carol R. Puckett Memorial Scholarship, in care of the funeral home. For online condolences, please visit http://www.chaputbuoy.com/

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