Delta County resident Yoshiko Wolverton died Nov. 24, 2017, at Horizons Care Center in Eckert. She was 89.
She was born Feb. 14, 1928, in Japan. She spent her childhood and attended school in Japan, graduating in 1946.
On June 6, 1954, she married Charles Wolverton in Sendai, Japan.
Mrs. Wolverton was a member of a Buddhist group in Grand Junction. She enjoyed fishing, shooting a shotgun from her hip, knitting and helping those in need.
She is survived by her children, Kenneth (Soon) Wolverton of Raeford, N.C., John Wolverton of Delta and Jane Wolf of Cedaredge; four grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Wolverton.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.
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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.