Longtime Nucla resident Leora May Skees died Dec. 19, 2016, at her home in Farmington, N.M. She was 88.
She is survived by her husband of 68 years, Jack Skees of Farmington, N.M.; three daughters, Linda (Alan) Gregory of Rapid City, S.D., and Casa Grande, Ariz., Suzanne (Gary) Oliver of Farmington, N.M., and Lorraine Skees of Nucla; eight grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Tellif and Tilley (Evanson) Johnson.
Arrangements are pending with Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory.
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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.