Jerry Dean Whiteman-Wolf Chief

Funeral services for Jerry Dean Whiteman-Wolf Chief, 78, of Towaoc, Colo., former Hammon resident, were scheduled for 10 a.m. today (Thursday) in the C.E. Creach Hammon School Auditorium, officiated by Rev. Lawrence Hart, Rev. Gerald Panana and Manuel Heart, chairman of Ute Mountain.

A traditional wake service was held Wednesday in the Hammon Indian Community Center.

Whiteman-Wolf Chief was born to Roy Whiteman and (Myrna Wolf Chief) Whiteman on Feb. 26, 1936 in Hammon. He died Friday, July 25, 2014, in the Veterans Hospital in Albuquerque, N.M.

Whiteman-Wolf Chief was raised in Hammon and Towaoc, Colo. He married Euna H. Hight on Nov. 5, 1982 in Towaoc, Colo. He was a truck driver and traveled extensively.

Preceding him in death were his parents; and brothers and sisters, Roy Whiteman, Myrna Wolf Chief, Milton Whiteman, Phyllis Whiteskunk, Franklin Whiteman, Randy Whiteman, Darwin Whiteman Sr., Mary Etta Whiteman Osage, Helen Little Coyote, Frank and Susie Roman Nose and Chester Whiteman.

Survivors include his wife, Euna H. Whiteman; daughters, Anita May, Corrina May, Lorrinda May and Cheyenne Wolf Chief; sons, Dewayne Whiteman, Darwin L. Whiteman, Roybal Whiteman, Clarence Whiteman and Frederick Whiteman; sisters, Edith Bissonette and Nancy Prairie Chief; 12 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren.

Burial will follow in the Hammon Indian Mennonite Cemetery, under the direction of Stanley-Lee Funeral Home in Clinton.

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