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Nita Sunderland

Nita Marjorie Sunderland (Creeden)

February 26, 1927 - September 12, 2019
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Nita Marjorie (Creeden) Sunderland, 92, died Thursday morning, September 12, 2019 at Advance Health Care of Aurora, Colorado. She was born February 26, 1927 to Martha Henrietta (Dye) and Ellsworth C. Creeden in Sublette, Kansas. She married Ralph Hulsey “John” Sunderland on October 5, 1945 in Satanta, Kansas.

Nita worked as a cook in the Sublette and Satanta hospitals for many years. When she wasn’t working you could find her bowling. She bowled on a league for over 60 years, traveling all over the country for tournaments. Later in life she enjoyed watching the Colorado Rockies play baseball. She especially enjoyed attending one of their homes games this last year.

She is survived by her daughter, Linda Susan Sutton and Don Letourneau of Aurora, CO; two sons, Joe Edward Sunderland and wife Connie of Coldwater, KS, and Rex John Sunderland and wife Patty of Satanta, KS; eight grandchildren, seventeen great grandchildren and thirteen great-great grandchildren; two sisters, Janie Deewall of Coldwater, KS, and Mary Allingham of San Diego, CA; a brother, Jim Creeden and wife Gladys of Sublette, KS.

She is preceded in death by her husband John; sisters, Joan Moore and Wanda Creeden; brothers, Dorsey, Bob, Jack, Ben and Bill Creeden,

Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at Weeks Family Funeral Home & Crematory of Sublette, Kansas. The family will receive friends from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m.

Funeral Service will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, September 19, 2019 at Sublette Church of the Nazarene with Dallas Tharp officiating. Interment will be at Dudley Township Cemetery immediately following the service.

Suggested memorial contributions are to the Satanta District Hospital in care of Weeks Family Funeral Home & Crematory, PO Box 1200, Sublette, KS 67877. Condolences may be left online at WeeksFamilyFuneralHome.com
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    September 18, 2019 | 2:00pm - 7:00pm
    September 18, 2019 2:00pm - 7:00pm
    Weeks Family Funeral Home & Crematory
    1547 Road 190
    Sublette, KS 67877
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    The family will receive friends from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m.
  • Funeral Service

    September 19, 2019 | 10:00am
    September 19, 2019 10:00am
    Sublette Church of the Nazarene
    302 S. Wooten Avenue
    Sublette, KS 67877
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    Dallas Tharp
  • Interment

    Dudley Township Cemetery
    2041 Rd. GG
    Satanta, Kansas
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Paula Taylor

Posted at 07:58pm
Thinking of you Linda at this difficult time. Prayers for you my sweet friend. Love ya !!!
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Kay Lawson Jarvis

Posted at 06:07pm
Nita was such a good friend and my closest friend.
Nita helped take care of my parents,Rev and Mrs J.R. Lawson..
God has a special place for you in Heaven my dear friend.
I already miss you. Until we meet again.
Kay Lawson Jarvis


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