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Edna Marie Puente, 73, Batesville, passed away Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, in Batesville. Born Nov. 19, 1943, in Batesville, she was the daughter of Paul and Louise (Detmer) Bohner.
She married Kenny Puente Oct. 3, 1964, in St. Pius. She was a member of the Batesville United Methodist Church and the Greensburg Legion Ladies Auxiliary. She graduated from Batesville High School in 1962 then served as a candy striper at Margaret Mary Community Hospital before becoming an RN.
Edna's life revolved around her husband, children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and her dog. She loved doing crossword puzzles, games on the computer, reading and going to Amazing Joe's in Columbus every Sunday and the Big Four Cafe every Saturday morning. Besides her own family, the people at the hospital were like family, too, and she will be missed by all very much.
Edna is survived by her husband, Kenny Puente; her daughter, Linda Schomber (Jim); and her sons, Tony Puente (Ginger), Scott Puente (Cindy) and Todd Puente (Mindy), Batesville. She will also be missed by her grandchildren, Casey (Betsy), Jacob (Jerica), Justin, Jenna, Jeff (Julie), Evan (Rachel), Morgan, Billie, Tyler and Levi; great-grandchildren Gage, Gunnar, Gewel, Gannon, Cheyenne and Lexie; and her sisters, Paula Bohner, Batesville, and Cyntha Ann Shrader (Bob), St. Paul, Indiana.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her grandchildren, Chelsea and Nicholas.
Visitation will be Tuesday, Feb. 21, from noon until the time of services at 3 p.m. at Meyers Funeral Home with Laura Apostal officiating. Burial will follow services at the Batesville Methodist Cemetery.
In honor of her granddaughter, memorials are suggested to Cystic Fibrosis in care of Meyers Funeral Home, P.O. Box 202, Batesville, IN 47006. Online condolences may be made at www.meyersfuneralhomes.com.
Published on February 20, 2017
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