Georgia Brunken

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Georgia Brunken | Obituary,

Georgia Brunken

Georgia Brunken died March 24, 2017, at Mapleton Care Center in Lakewood. She was 84.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 1, at Taylor Funeral Service Chapel. Interment will follow in Eckert Cemetery.

Georgia Bernice Peters was born in Springfield Jan. 28, 1933, to Edward and Grace Peters. She began her school days in Delta County, but graduated from Bent County High School in Las Animas.

On June 22, 1951, she married Lawrence Brunken. They were married 55 years before his death in 2007.

They began their life on the Western Slope of Colorado before settling in Denver, where they both retired from the Denver Federal Center.

After retiring in 1985, they moved back to Delta County. They bought and remodeled homes, traveled in their motorhome and enjoyed family visits.

She is survived by her daughter, Virginia "Ginny" (Ron) Johnson; son, Gene (Ronda) Brunken; granddaughter, Casey (Brian) Pearce; great-grandchildren, Tayler, Colton and Cameron Pearce; and four of her five brothers.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence; and one brother.

Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.

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