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Fiber artist , historian

Suzanne Marie Pufpaff, American Fiber artist, historian. Recipient Best Craft Demonstration award Wild Rose Moon Festival, Middlebury, Indiana, 1995, 2nd Fiber Arts Show award Fiberfest Festival, Kalamazoo, 1996, 2nd Best Craft Demonstration award Lost Arts Festival, Grand Rapids, Ohio, 1997. Volunteer Charlton Park Historic Village, Hastings, since 1993; leader Barry County 4-H Club, Hastings, since 1996. Member Kalamazoo Weavers Guild.

Background

Pufpaff, Suzanne Marie was born on March 7, 1952 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Clarence Harvey and Aletha Jean (Lauer) White.

Education

Bachelor in Sociology, Alma College, 1974.

Career

Misc. clerical positions, 1975-1980. Rural mail carrier United States Postal Service, Hastings, Michigan, 1980-1988. Private practice teacher, demonstrator various locations, since 1991.

Owner, operator Pufpaff Fiber Processing Mill and Studio. Cutorial intern Charlton Park Historic Village, Hastings, 1995. Lecturer and presenter in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Compiler: 19th Century Hat Makers and Felters Manuals, 1994. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Volunteer Charlton Park Historic Village, Hastings, since 1993. Leader Barry County 4-H Club, Hastings, since 1996. Member Kalamazoo Weavers Guild.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, sewing, canoeing, gardening, knitting.

Connections

Married Brian Dale Pufpaff, November 26, 1977. Children: Nathan Keith, Kristin Marie.

father:
Clarence Harvey White

mother:
Aletha Jean (Lauer) White

spouse:
Brian Dale Pufpaff

children:
Nathan Keith Pufpaff

Kristin Marie Pufpaff