Timothy Puente

Grand Island

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Updated: Mon, 16 Dec 2013 05:49:15 CST

Timothy “Scott” Puente, 48, of Grand Island, died on December 12, 2013.

Timothy “Scott” PuenteMass of Christian burial will be at 10:30 am, Wednesday, December 18, 2013, at St. Mary’s Cathedral.        The Reverend Richard L. Piontkowski will officiate.  Burial will be at Westlawn Memorial Park.

Visitation will be from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. with a parish Rosary at 7 p.m. on Tuesday at All Faiths Funeral Home.

Mr. Puente was born November 10, 1965 at Grand Island, NE to Thomas and Mary Ellen “Polly” (Melgoza) Puente.

Survivors include his mother, Polly Puente of Grand Island; brothers, Rod Puente, Thomas Puente, Pat and wife Jennifer Puente all of Grand Island; sister, Lori and husband Enrique Corral of Texas.

Those also left to cherish his memory include nephews and nieces, Erin, Rodney, Samuel, Ricardo, Leikyn, Micaela, Jackson, Taly, and Chantel; great nephews and nieces, Brody, Ryker, Faith, Elle, Enrique, Mia, and Jovani.

He was preceded in death by his father, sister-in-law, Karmen Puente, uncle Carmel “PeeWee” Melgoza; and grandparents, Ralph and Julia Melgoza and Manuel and Juana Puente.

Scotty graduated from Grand Island High School with the class of 1985.  Following graduation, he worked as a chef at various restaurants in Texas and Grand Island.

He was an avid sports fan, his favorite team being the Oklahoma Sooners. Scotty also enjoyed watching horse racing, softball, bowling and wrestling. Most of all Scotty loved to spend time with his family.

A memorial fund will be established in memory of Scott.