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Dorothy Mae Pueppka - August 15, 2013


Dorothy Mae Pueppka, age 97, of North Platte, Neb. passed away Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013.
?Dorothy was born Jan.15, 1916 in Arthur, Neb. to Harry and Florence (Heldt) Cullinan. She grew up in Arthur County and graduated from Arthur County High School. She was a teacher for 50 years, graduating from Kearney Teacher’s College in 1972. After her retirement, she continued to substitute teach.
She married Bus Pueppka on July 2, 1941 in Chappell, Neb. They lived on the Birdwood ranch near Sutherland, Neb. until they moved to the home place in 1948 where they ranched. She belonged to the Delta Kappa Gamma Sorority, Arthur Garden Club and Extension Club. She loved to garden, cook, quilt and read and enjoyed putting on her school’s Christmas program.
? Dorothy is survived by her daughters Glee Uehling of Grant, Neb., Sally Hilferty of North Platte, Patsy and husband Kenny Wykert of Grant; sister Helen Damman of Texas; brothers, Joe Cullinan of Sutherland and Bob and wife Louise Culli