Oretha Mae <I>Bunning</I> Zakovich


Oretha Mae Bunning Zakovich

Rock Springs, Sweetwater County, Wyoming, USA
Death 5 Oct 1980 (aged 69)
Rock Springs, Sweetwater County, Wyoming, USA
Burial Rock Springs, Sweetwater County, Wyoming, USA
Plot A-3-4
Memorial ID 33152161 · View Source
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Rock Springs Daily Rocket Miner, Oct 11, 1980

Funeral services for Oretha Mae Bunning Zakovich, 69, of 408 Dewar Drive, were held Tuesday, Oct. 7, at the Episcopal Church, with the Rev. Edward Harrison officiating. Interment was in the Rest Haven Memorial Gardens.

Serving as pallbearers were Alex Clark Jr., Mark Kurtz, Christian Bunning, John Bunning Jr., Robert Bunning and David Bunning.

Mrs. Zakovich died Sunday, Oct. 5, at her home following a six-month illness.

She was born on April 8, 1911 in Rock Springs, the daughter of the late Peter Christian and Mariane Nielson Bunning. She graduated from the Rock Springs High School and attended nursing school at St. Lukes Hospital at Denver, Colo.

She was married to former Rock Springs Police Chief and Sweetwater County Sheriff John Zakovich on June 11, 1932 at Rock Springs. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her son, Paul, who died July 11, 1978 and her husband, John, who died Jan. 10, 1979.

Survivors include her sister, Mrs. Dorothy Harmon, of Rock Springs, her daughter-in-law, Mrs. Laurel Zakovich of Denver, Colo.; a grandson, Paul Zakovich of Denver, Colo. and a granddaughter, Mrs. Richard (Gale) Taylor of Denver; several nieces and nephews and several cousins. She was a member of the Episcopal Church of the Holy Communion.

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  • Added: 22 Jan 2009
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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Oretha Mae Bunning Zakovich (8 Apr 1911–5 Oct 1980), Find a Grave Memorial ID 33152161, citing Rest Haven Memorial Gardens, Rock Springs, Sweetwater County, Wyoming, USA ; Maintained by Cemetery Walker (contributor 47037844) .