Nettie Mildred Dunn |

Nettie Mildred Dunn

Nettie Mildred Dunn died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2003, at Mesa Vista Assisted Living in Parachute. She was 90.

A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 2, at First Christian Church in Rifle with the Rev. Dene Johnson officiating.

Mrs. Dunn was born May 19, 1913, in Mattoon, Ill., to Charles Paul and Alta Foss (Nelson) Sours.

She married Harold Dunn on Oct. 19, 1929, in Glenwood Springs.

She was a rancher and homemaker, and lived her entire life in Colorado.

She was a member of Fairview Congregational Church on Divide Creek, and later First Christian Church in Rifle.

She also belonged to the Divide Creek Home Extension Club, and Ladies Aide at Fairview Congregrational Church of Divide Creek.

She loved to cook, and made sure that anybody who came to her home was fed. She helped her husband on the Dunn Ranch.

She loved to help everybody and wanted to know what they were doing and how they were doing. She was a great neighbor to everybody.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold, in 1991, and by three brothers and two sisters.

She is survived by daughters and sons-in-law Sharon and Toby LeBorgne, and Charlotte and Bill White, all of Parachute; brother Charles Sours of Bloomfield, N.M.; grandchildren Kirsten Penner and her husband, Roy, of Parachute, Robert White and his wife, Debbie, of Parachute, Richard White of Parachute, and Joe White and his wife, Patty, of Gypsum; eight great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Roaring Fork Hospice, P.O. Box 1970, Glenwood Springs, CO 81602.

Rifle Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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