Obituary: Carol A. (Puzon) Rustad

Carol A. (Puzon) Rustad was born on August 9, 1943, in Great Falls to Eddy and Edith Puzon.
Posted at 4:54 PM, Oct 24, 2022
and last updated 2022-10-25 12:17:52-04

Carol A. (Puzon) Rustad passed away on October 20, 2022, at the age of 79. She was born on August 9, 1943, in Great Falls to Eddy and Edith Puzon. She graduated from Great Falls High School in 1961 and then attended Northern Montana College until meeting Mel Rustad.

Carol was a mother, 4-H leader, and daycare provider. After her two kids were grown, she went to work as an office aide at West Elementary where she worked for fifteen years. She also took a “temporary” part-time job at Shopko over the holidays and worked there for about fifteen years. Carol loved to knit. She volunteered at Benefis Hospital knitting baby hats for twelve years. Over 2000 babies born in the hospital received a hat made by Carol. She also crocheted afghans for kids in the hospital. Carol was an active member of the Skunk Wagon Car Club along with Mel. She served as club president for five years.

She is survived by husband, Mel Rustad; daughter, Patty Rustad; son Greg (Margot) Rustad; grandchildren, Nik Rustad and Bryson Rustad; sisters, Connie Van de Bogart and Sally (Trent) Miller; and brother, Dan (Lynn) Puzon. A Celebration of Life will be held at the Eagles Lodge on November 2, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, you may send memorials to Medallion Hospice (425 1st Avenue North, Great Falls, MT 59401).

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