Tonya Puckett said it's been difficult to hear the media rehash the low points in their relationship. planned to marry in June. "I just know there are eight organs, one of which might be a match for his sister, Jackie," said Tonya Puckett, adding that Jackie, who lives outside Chicago, has kidney disease. He is most remembered for Outfielder for Minnesota Twins. alleged that Woods told her in the hours before Kirby Puckett died Puckett's will, filed in late March in Maricopa County, directed that his baseball memorabilia, insurance benefits, personal and household items and his "tangible personal property" go to his children. Funeral arrangements are pending at this time and will be communicated once they become available. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs. On Sunday, friends and fans will remember Puckett at a Metrodome memorial service at 7 p.m. Gates will open at 6 p.m., with no reserved seating. Olson was not named as a beneficiary in Puckett's will, which Kirby Puckett and Jodi Olson Saturday, May 27, 2006. Kirby Puckett was born on March 14, 1960 in Chicago's South Side. accounts, the history behind an article. He also noted that there is no evidence that the former wife A man received two surprises after the East Troublesome Fire ravaged everything in its path near Granby, Colorado. What is ballot harvesting — and should you hand your ballot to a stranger? Kirby Puckett's 12-year baseball career was cut short in 1996 by glaucoma. Be Nice. "Tonya has been truly wonderful through this," Olson said. Attorneys for both sides met Wednesday in Minneapolis but were unable to reach an agreement. Why was his life taken so soon? When a loved one is lost it is hard not to ask the oh so unanswerable questions, "Why?" Market data provided by Factset. of Kirby Puckett who was appointed executor by the court, is no In April 1989, he recorded his 1,000th hit, becoming the fourth player in Major League Baseball history to do so in his first five seasons. that the executor of his estate be replaced, alleging that he Puckett, 45, died March 6 at a hospital in Arizona after suffering a stroke a day earlier at his home in Scottsdale. "Wherever Kirby is I want his children's hand prints" on his services. of Olson. Still, he remained upbeat, Olson said. Why were ends left untied? Shortly after Puckett died, Logstrom filed court papers asking that a special administrator be appointed to inventory the contents of Puckett's Scottsdale home and his cabin in St. Croix Falls, Wis. That action was designed to keep Puckett's personal memorabilia from being lost, stolen or given away. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, Bridget Logstrom, a Minneapolis attorney representing Puckett's children, said if the issue isn't resolved in their favor by Friday, she'll file a petition in Maricopa County, Ariz., where Puckett's estate is in probate, by early next week. Attorneys are trying to agree on whether the former Minnesota Twin's ashes should be given to his two children, or divided in another manner, perhaps involving his fiancee, Jodi Olson, who was living with Puckett when he died.