Mary Ann Molta, 83, of Puyallup, WA, formerly of Dell Rapids, SD, passed away on Monday, July 30, 2018 under hospice care. Her Mass of Christian was at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 4, 2018. St. Mary Catholic Church in Dell Rapids. Interment will be in the St. Mary Cemetery, Dell Rapids. Funeral arrangements were under the care of Kahler Funeral Home. www.kahlerfh.com
Mary Ann Molta was born on September 6, 1934 at Dell Rapids, SD, the daughter of Joseph and Ruth Putnam. She moved with her family at age seven to Rawlins, WY. She graduated high school in 1952 and married Carmine Molta on June 4, 1952. She worked for the federal government and as a legal secretary retiring in 1985. In 1991 her and Carmine moved to Dell Rapids before moving closer to her daughter in Arlington Heights, IL. Carmine passed away in 2012. Mary Ann moved to Puyallup, WA and remained there until the time of her death.
She is survived by her son, Tom (Kathy) Molta of Bonney Lake, WA; her daughter, Ruth Ann (Bob) Perez of Bonney Lake, WA; her grandchildren, Mike (Jenny) Molta of Bonney Lake, WA and Stephanie Molta of Dallas, TX; her two great-grandchildren, Gabriel and Melanie and her brother, Joe (Peggy) Putnam of Grand Junction, CO.