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Marilyn Eulene Knuckles

May 13, 1940 — May 20, 2016

MARILYN EULENE KNUCKLES Funeral services for lifelong area resident Marilyn Eulene Knuckles will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 30 at Ertel Memorial Chapel. Interment will follow at Peel Cemetery. Visitation has been scheduled for Sunday afternoon from 4-6 p.m. at Ertel Chapel. Marilyn was born May 13, 1940 in Cortez the daughter of John Harvey and Mildred Ruth (Buffuer) McConnel. She passed away on Friday, May 20, 2016 at her Dove Creek residence at the age of 76. On March 22, 1959, Marilyn married the love of her life, Jeff Knuckles, in Cortez. She was active with the Circle H square dance group. Marilyn enjoyed sewing and reading. She was most happy when she was in the presence of her grandchildren. Marilyn also liked to travel. Surviving Marilyn are her husband of 57 years, Jeff Knuckles of Dove Creek; and by her children, Brent Knuckles of Cortez, Jeff Knuckles (Brenda) of Aurora, Colo., Rodney Knuckles of Buckeye, Ariz., Machelle Jones (Neil) of Dove Creek, and Stacy Hankins (Aaron) of Dove Creek. Marilyn also leaves behind her grandchildren, Brenda Knuckles, Maranda Jones, Rachel Phillips (Preston), Erik Knuckles (Britany), Corbie Maestas (Albert), Felicity Jones, Dalton Knuckles, Shiloh Knuckles, Taylor Hankins, Ramsey Knuckles, Amy Knuckles, Alisha Knuckles, Lance Knuckles, Madilyn Hankins, and Kade Hankins; her great-grandchildren, Ryder Jones, Joseph Maestas, Kylie Knuckles, Angel Maestas, and Eowyn Phillips; and by a large extended family. Marilyn was preceded in death by her parents; and by her siblings, Dorothy (McConnel) Brisbin, Jack McConnel, Barbara (McConnel) Gafford, Richard McConnel and Ed McConnel. Memorial contributions may be made in Marilyn Knuckles' name to the Peel Cemetery.

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Sunday, May 29, 2016

4:00 - 6:00pm (Mountain time)

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Monday, May 30, 2016

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