In memory of
June Sauze Dunkin
SAN ANGELO - Our beloved Mother and Sister, Doris June Sauze Dunkin, 86, of San Angelo, was received into the arms of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on October 10, 2016. June and her twin sister, Jean, were born on December 26, 1929 as the only children to Frank E. and Noodie Mae Sauze in Vernon, Texas. June grew up in Abilene where she played saxophone in the band for Abilene High School and McMurry University. She attended Texas Tech University and graduated from McMurry University in 1951 with a Bachelor of Art degree in Business. June married in 1954 and lived in Ft. Stockton, Abilene, Pecos and San Angelo where she was the Administrative Assistant to the Librarian, Business Manager and Vice President for Fiscal Affairs at Angelo State University, retiring after 30 years of service. June was very active in Eastern Star, Rainbow Girls and served faithfully in her church, teaching children in Sunday school and Training Union for many years. Children held a very special place in her heart. June was preceded in death by her parents Frank E. and Noodie Mae Sauze. June is survived by her twin sister Jean Sauze; daughter, Evelynn Braden and husband, Randy of Rankin, and their three children, James Braden, Aaron Braden and Nathan Braden; daughter, Cindy Griffith and husband Jim of Rockwall; son, Steven Dunkin of Weatherford and his daughters Blair Salley and husband Clayton and Lauren Dunkin. The family would like to give our deepest heartfelt gratitude to the staff and caregivers at Orchard Park, Odessa, Desert Gardens, Midland and Hospice of Midland. Pall Bearers will be Steven Dunkin, Randy Braden, James Braden, Aaron Braden, Nathan Braden, Jim Griffith, Seth Mukweyi, and Clayton Salley. Honorary Pall Bearer is Mike Munday, There will be a Visitation at Ellis Funeral Home on Friday, October 14, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. A Celebration of Life will be held at First Baptist Church in Midland at 12:00 noon on Saturday, October 15, 2016. Donations can be made to Hospice of Midland at PO Box 2621, Midland, TX 79702 and to the Alzheimer's Association for Research at 322 Eighth Ave., 7th fl., New York, New York 10001. Online condolences may be offered at www.ellisfunerals.com
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