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Celia Jean (Ceil) Puskas went to be with Jesus on December 28, 2020 at approximately 9:20 a.m. at her home surrounded by her family. She was 79 years old.
Celia was born to George and Irene Helder on July 12, 1941 in Hammond, Indiana. She was the oldest of two. Celia met the love of her life Charles Puskas in Munster, Indiana at Trinity Reform Church in July 1960. They married in 1961. Celia and Charles moved to Minocqua, Wisconsin where they adopted their first child in 1965. During this time Celia worked at a 8-bed hospital as a receptionist. Shortly after that they moved to Dyer, Indiana where she had her first son. During this time, she worked from home selling Amway cleaning supplies. They moved to Colorado in 1974 where Celia had four more children. In 1984 they moved to Lake Havasu City, Arizona. Celia worked as a supervisor for Kmart for 20 years. She then retired and moved to Miles City, Montana in 2006.
Celia played the piano for the Presbyterian Church and has been playing piano since the age of 7. She blessed many with her beautiful music. Celia loved to read. Since moving to Miles City in 2006, she read over 1000 books and logged all of them in a notebook. She was a wonderful seamstress and pianist. She loved chickens and collected chicken memorabilia. She also loved dachshunds, especially her current dog Georgie. She collected dolls, shoes and purses and loved to have her nails painted. She loved to spend time with her family playing bingo, watching The Bachelor Monday nights, building her doll house and she knew 1001 ways to stretch a pound of hamburger to feed a family of eight. She enjoyed playing solitaire on her iPad, Facebook, puzzles and Junes Journey. She also enjoyed watching Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune. Celia often donated to Saint Jude’s and the Veterans. She was a conservative Republican and loved President Trump. She was a elegant, classy and proper lady. In Colorado her husband worked late at night, after she put her kids to sleep, she would change her clothes, put on her skirt and heels and serve her husband dinner. She was a beautiful woman of high class, integrity and character and she loved her family with a servant’s heart.
Celia was preceded in death five years ago by her husband Charles Puskas, her parents George and Irene Helder. Celia is survived by her six children: Carrie (David) Essman, Christopher Puskas, Curtis Puskas (Tracy Roberts), Chad (Tina) Puskas, Cassie (Randy) Parker and Callie Fisher; ten grandchildren: Amber, Brandon, Noah, Daniel, Gabriel, Michael, David, Paizley, Dalton and Kinzley.
Memorial services will be held on Saturday, January 9, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at Stevenson & Sons Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting: www.stevensonandsons.com.
Donations and flowers can be sent to Stevenson & Sons Funeral Home. Special thanks to : Holy Rosary Hospital, Billings Clinic and Stevenson & Sons Funeral Home.