Adelaide Loretta (Harris) Pucel, 88, dies

Adelaide Loretta (Harris) Pucel, 88, formerly of Ely, died Monday, June 2, 2014 at St. Mary’s Medical Center, Duluth.
She was born April 24, 1926 in Brooklyn,N.Y. to Samuel and Adelaide Harris.
She met a sailor, Johnny Pucel, and married him Nov, 1946 when he got  a medical discharge from the Navy and they moved to Ely.
She was a waitress at Vertin’s Café and later the caretaker for Johnny until his death in 1988, later caring for his relatives.
She loved entertaining at home  and polka dances.
She is survived by daughter: Kathie and son-in-law Ron; grandsons and their wives: Jeremy and Rene, Garret, and Chris and Anne; grandchildren: Shayne and Piper Jo, Ben, Sylvie and Gabe and Liam, Ethan and Chris Jr.; brother-in-law Bob and sister-in-law Agnes; nieces and nephews; good friend Barb and girls and Echo.Preceded in death by husband John, grandson Shayne and Reno.
She brought sunshine into people’s lives. A great woman.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 6, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. at Kerntz Funeral Home in Ely, with visitation being held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Family arrangements have been entrusted to Kerntz Funeral Home of Ely.