Puffer Genealogy



Phyllis W. Ray

Phyllis W. Ray

Female 1932 - 2012  (80 years)

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  • Name Phyllis W. Ray 
    Born 2 Sep 1932  Tekamah, NE Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 17 Sep 2012  Norfolk, NE Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Craig Cemetery/Craig, NE Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I4717  Puffer Genealogy
    Last Modified 4 Mar 2016 

    Father Irvin Ray,   b. 14 Jun 1900,   d. 14 Oct 1977, West Point, NE Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Margaret Elaine Cox,   b. 16 Nov 1903, Tekamah, NE Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1964, West Point, NE Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 23 May 1923  Tekamah, NE Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F11992  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Marion Elwin Puffer,   b. 22 Dec 1930, Tekamah, NE Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 2005, Tekamah, NE Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 8 Jun 1949  Tekamah, NE Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Living
    Last Modified 24 May 2014 
    Family ID F11803  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
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  • Notes 
    • (Published in The Enterprise, Friday September 21, 2012)
      Phyllis W. Puffer, 80, of Norfolk, formerly of Craig, died on Monday, September 17, 2012, at Heritage of Bel Air in Norfolk. A memorial service will be 10 a.m. Saturday, September 22, at the Pelan Funeral Home in Tekamah. There is no visitation. Interment will be in the Craig Cemetery. Phyllis W. Ray was born September 2, 1932, in Tekamah to Irvin and Margaret (Cox) Ray. She received her education in a country school and Tekamah High School. On June 8, 1949, Phyllis married Marion E. Puffer in Tekamah. They lived in Blair and North Platte, in Idaho and then Craig, where they retired. Mr. Puffer worked for the Union Pacific Railroad. She worked for Dr. James Thone, a veterinarian in Blair, for many years. She also worked at the Cinderella Home in North Platte. She had lived the past four years in Norfolk and as a resident of Heritage of Bel Air Nursing Home for the past three years. She was baptized at the First Baptist Church in Blair on May 9, 1965. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Jo Ann M. and Dennis Hintz of Norfolk; three step-grandchildren and their spouses; 21 step-great-grandchildren; sisters and brother-in-law, Dorothy Goddard of California and Elaine and Gary Ross of Lincoln; brother- and sister–in-law, Russ and Phyllis J. Puffer of Herman, sister- and brother-in-law, Rosemond and Jim Sell of Mondamin, Iowa; many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Marion, on February 3, 2005; sister, Inez (Bruce) Sibert; brothers- and sister-in-law, Robert Goddard, Linton and Ruth Puffer; and stepbrother, Chet Watkins

  • Sources 
    1. [S2149] Washing County Nebraska Genealogical Society.