Delores Modrell, 86, of Nevada, Mo., passed away on Friday, Aug. 20, 2021, at Freeman Health System West, Joplin, Mo. Delores was born on June 10, 1935, in Nevada, to Ollie Thomas and Ruth Lucille (Van Dolah) Judd. She was married to Robert Modrell and he preceded her in death.
Delores was raised in Metz, Mo and graduated from Metz High School Class of 1954. She served in the U. S. Navy for four years. After the service she lived in Kansas City, Mo., and worked for AMINO Brotherís Construction for 20 years. Following retirement she lived in Harwood, Mo., and has resided in Nevada for the past 20 years.
Delores was an avid book reader, enjoyed doing crossword and sudoku puzzles, playing bingo, and helping others. She enjoyed her weekly card game with her friends.
Survivors include her siblings, brothers Grover Judd (Ruby), Nevada, Walter Judd (Gloria), Kansas City, Mo., and Della Talley (Dennis), Nevada; numerous nieces and nephews; stepchildren, Robert Modrell (Helen), Salina, Kan., and Terry Lachenmyer, S.C.; stepgrandson, Ben (Angela) Modrell, Alaska, and his daughter, Joslynn, and sister-in-law Katy Judd, California. In addition to her husband, Robert, and her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Franklin Judd; and a half-brother, Don Judd.
Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 25, at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada. Interment will follow in Green Mound Cemetery, Harwood, Mo.
Contributions in Deloresí memory to the Green Mound Cemetery in care of Ferry Funeral Home.
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