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 Dec. 4 Delta County Commissioners Doug Atchley, Mark Roeber and Don Suppes denied the application of Paonia Holdings, LLC for a change of land use for the property at 41322 Highway 133, with an adjacent residence at 41402 Highway 133 and an ancillary property at 16180 Stevens Gulch Road.
The property is owned by Bowie Resources, LLC, and was formerly used as a coal load-out site.