Delta County resident Jane Dora Dunkle died Sunday, April 3, 2016, at San Juan Living Center. She was 78.
Services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, May 7, at Cedaredge Cemetery.
Mrs. Dunkle was born in Denver July 6, 1937, to Harry Nissen and Jessie Gibb. She spent her childhood in Denver and California. She graduated from Hayward High School in 1954 and attended college.
On Oct. 15, 1960, she married Melvin Dunkle in Denver.
Mrs. Dunkle worked at Delta County Memorial Hospital for 31 years.
She enjoyed scrapbooking, gardening, cleaning her house, reading, putting puzzles together and fishing.
Mrs. Dunkle is survived by her son, Scott Dunkle of Scottsdale, Ariz.; her daughters, Laurie Lucas of Eckert and Tammy Comier of Montrose; a brother, Richard Nissen of Arkansas; three grandchildren, Cade Sweeny, Kristen Dunkle and Adam Dunkle; and extended family.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin Dunkle.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.
View the Internet obituary and sign the online guest registry at taylorfuneralservice.com.
On Tuesday, Sept. 11, the Delta County Board of Commissioners called a special meeting to consider the board's response to the Bureau of Land Management's preliminary Environmental Assessment (EA) concerning the lease parcels proposed for the December BLM sale.
Several people from the North Fork were present to provide input.