Donald “Don” Harold
Puent, age 77 of Porter, IN, passed away on Monday, February 26, 2018.
He was born on July
24, 1940 in Gary, IN, to Harold Conrad and Lorraine Harriet (Quigley) Puent.
On February 22,
1969, Don married Linda (Saylor) Puent, his loving wife of 49 years, who
survives of Porter.
Don is also
survived by his son, Donald H. Puent II of Porter, IN; daughter, Alicia (Zeb)
McDaniel of Chesterton, IN; grandchildren, Julia (Stephen) Bakko, Erica
Puent, Donald Puent III, Sean Puent, Cassandra (Mark) Middleton, Cooper and
Carter McDaniel; great grandchild, Chase Bakko; brothers, Chuck (Kathy) and
Jerry (Lynn) Puent; many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. He
was preceded in death by his parents, Harold Puent and Lorraine Eberhardt;
daughter, Cynthia Lynn Puent; sister, Virginia “Ginger” Doeing; and in laws,
Walter and Thelma Saylor.
Don was a United
States Marine Corps Veteran and worked for many years as a Truck Driver and
member of Teamsters Local #142. He was a huge Chicago Bears and Bulls fan.
Don always rooted for the underdog, unless they were playing against the
Bears. He always enjoyed a good game. Don was a devoted husband and father.
At the birth of his first grandchild and “Superstar” Julia, Don found great
joy in being a devoted grandfather as well. He treasured the time he spent
with his family. In his eyes, from day one, his children and grandchildren
A funeral service
will be held on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at 3:00 p.m., at Edmonds & Evans
Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN, 46304, with Pastor Rick
A visitation will
be held on Saturday, March 3, 2018 from 2:00 pm until 6:00 pm at the funeral
to the family may be made at www.ee-fh.com.