Delphine Mae James

     Final viewing and last prayer will be at her home on Thursday at 10:00 a.m.

    Delphine Mae James, age 54, of Ft. Duchesne, passed away October 28, 2018 at the Uintah Basin Medical Center. 
    Delphine was born January 27, 1964 in Whiteriver, Arizona to Valentino Sr., and Floydina June Grant James and was raised by Ramone Appawora.
    Delphine enjoyed sewing, quilting, cooking, baking desserts, doing crafts, and spending time in the mountains.  She loved family time and looked forward to holidays because of the extra time she would have with her family.  She worked as a certified nursing assistant and loved her patients.  Her family meant the world to her.  She liked to attend Comic-Con and make costumes for her cosplay.  She attended the Bear Dance and Pow Wows and enjoyed making all of the regalia for them.
    Delphine is survived by her children, Perlita (Jeffory) Murray, Ft. Duchesne; Cresencio Grant, South Salt Lake; Jesse Anthony Saenz, Gunnison; Elaina (Francisco) Rosas, Donciana Checora, all of Ft. Duchesne; numerous grandchildren; siblings, Delaine (Jack) Sixkiller, Valentino James, all of Ft. Duchesne; Carma (Elvis) Lavender, Arizona; Terry Martinez, Ft. Duchesne; Marlo (Chris) Riveras, California; Bobbie Appawora, Vernal; Brian James and Loren James, both of Arizona and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, and brother, Floyd James.
    Graveside services will be held on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the Ft. Duchesne Cemetery.  A wake will be held at her home after 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday.


Kristin Baldwin

Kristin never planned to work in news radio but has thoroughly enjoyed being part of the news team at KVEL. Her love of literature and writing developed in high school which led her to study English Literature and Technical Writing at BYU. She received her BA in English from BYU in 2005 and studied at UVU in Orem for 2 semesters to become a Certified Technical Writer in 2006. Two months after completion she began her dream job of being a stay-at-home mom.  As mother of 2 energetic kids, she began writing from home for the KVEL news team in 2011 and considers it the perfect fit as a full time mom and part time writer.