DOROTHY MARANADorothy Marie Marana, 92, of Wrenshall, passed away Friday, May 24, 2013.
Dorothy Marie Marana, 92, of Wrenshall, passed away Friday, May 24, 2013, in Inter-Faith Care Center in Carlton.
Dorothy was born Oct. 27, 1920, in Mason City, Iowa, to Emma (Honken) and Earl Braddock. She worked at John Deere Tractor as an inventory clerk and then held positions at the Carlton County Courthouse for 24 years as probate registrar and chief deputy clerk for probate court retiring in 1986.
Dorothy was an active member at St. John's Lutheran Church in Wrenshall serving in several positions as ladies aide, vice president, secretary, treasurer, church council, coordinator for Thrivent Insurance for St. John's Church, the Wrenshall planning commission, and V.F.W. Carlton Post Women's Auxiliary.
She traveled extensively; traveling around the world with trips to Europe, Russia, Scandinavian countries, Poland, Germany, Ireland, England, Wales, Belarus, Holland, Italy, Switzerland and Austria. Dorothy also enjoyed reading, knitting, crocheting, embroidering, going to plays and engaging in animated conversations with her many friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband Howard Donald Puckett; sister Opal Puckett; and brother Earl H. Braddock.
Dorothy is survived by her husband of 63 years, Lino Marana; children Ron Puckett and Pat (Richard) Horner; grandchildren Bryan, Robyn, Angela, Amy and Todd; five great-grandchildren; and many friends.
VISITATION: 10 until the 11 a.m. funeral service Thursday, May 30, in St. John's Lutheran Church in Wrenshall. Interment at St. John's Lutheran Cemetery. A luncheon and time of fellowship will follow in the church social hall.
Arrangements are with Nelson Funeral Care of Cloquet with the online guestbook at www.nelsonfuneralcare.net
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