Eleanor Marie Kagie Dunckley Blomquist: 1919-2004
Eleanor Marie Kagie Dunckley Blomquist of Craig and Grand Junction, died Nov. 2, 2004, in Grand Junction. She was 85.
Blomquist was born April 3, 1919 to Edwin and Matilda Kagie on their homestead in Dunckley, Colo.
Blomquist married Chester Dunckley April 3, 1941, and had six children. He died Nov. 11, 1992.She married Carl H. Blomquist Aug. 6, 1994, and they resided in Craig and Grand Junction.
She was active in the Rebecca Lodge, president of the Area Agency on Aging and Democratic Committee chair. She received an accounting degree from Rocky Mountain College in Steamboat.
Blomquist is survived by her husband, Carl H. Blomquist and his son, Richard (Glenna) Blomquist, and their children and grandchildren; children Maurice (Linda) Dunckley, Russell (Gerard Huber) Dunckley, Carol (Gary Duditch) Dunckley, and Lynette (Chester) Piotrowski; grandchildren Kellena (Todd) Page, Curtis (Jacqueline) Dunckley, and Travis (Erika) Dunckley; and great grandchildren Kody Page, Paige and Spencer Dunckley, and Aranea Dunckley.
Blomquist was preceded in death by her husband, Chester, and two children, Virginia and Donald.
The rosary was recited at Grant Mortuary Chapel, Nov. 5, 2004. A Mass of Christian burial was Nov. 6, 2004, at the Hayden Congregational Church with the Rev. James Fox as celebrant.
The organist was Elaine DeuPree, and the soloist was Joyce Miller.
Pallbearers were Scotty Blomquist, Ray Raffensperger, Lee J Blomquist, Danny Raffensperger, Bud Blomquist, and Ron Motley.
Honorary pallbearers were “All Eleanor’s Family and Many Friends”. Interment was at Hayden Cemetery.
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