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Obituaries for May 5, 2022

Peggy J. Harrison

Peggy J. Harrison

TOHATCHI, N.M. — Funeral services for Peggy Jane Harrison, 51, of Sheep Springs, New Mexico, will be held Monday, May 9, at 10 a.m., at the LDS Church in Tohatchi, New Mexico. Burial will follow in Sheep Springs.

Peggy was born July 27, 1970, in Shiprock, into the Kiyaa’áanii (Towering House Clan), born for Mą’ii deeshgiizhinii (Coyote Pass Clan). She passed away May 1, 2022, in Gallup.

Peggy graduated from Navajo Preparatory High School and was employed in home care as a certified nursing assistant. She cared for others and enjoyed listening to music, watching the Raiders play, and her favorite colors were black and white.

Peggy is survived by her fiancé, Alvin Harrison; sons, Skyler Harrison, Alex Harrison and Cameron Harrison; and sisters, Ethelena Chee of Sheep Springs, and Priscella Tsosie of Newcomb, New Mexico.

Peggy is preceded in death by her parents, Connie Chee and Wilford Tsosie; sister, Patricia Chee; and grandparents, Mary and Hoskie Chee, and Mattie and Nakia Tsosie.

Pallbearers will be Elroy Police, Leroy Police Jr. and John Jimmy Chee.

Honorary pallbearers will be Skyler Harrison, Alex Harrison and Cameron Harrison.

A reception will take place at NHA Housing, House No. 2, in Sheep Springs, following services.

Rollie Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Uriah J. Cayaditto

Uriah J. Cayaditto

PINON, Ariz. — Graveside service for Uriah Jeremy Cayaditto, 30, of Piñon, Arizona, is pending.

Uriah was born July 20, 1991, in Phoenix, into the Naaneesht’ézhí Táchii’nii (Red Running Into the Water People Clan), born for ‘Áshįįhí (Salt People Clan). His nalí is Ta’neeszahnii (Tangle); cheii is Dziłt’aadí (Near the Mountain). He passed away April 19, 2022, in Piñon.

Uriah attended Navajo Technical University and was employed as a security officer at Piñon Unified School District No. 4 for 10 years. He coached the Piñon High School football and wrestling teams.

Uriah is survived by his children, Jeremy Cayaditto and Taylor Cayaditto; mother, Yolanda Cayaditto; sister, Autumn Cayaditto; maternal grandmother, Ella J. Toledo; and paternal grandmother, Betty Cayaditto.

Uriah is preceded in death by his father, Ubaldo Cayaditto; and cheii, Henry Toledo.

Pallbearers will be Roman Cooke, Jackson Tsosie, Marty Wood, Coen Taylor, Julius Yazzie, and Leonard Yazzie.

Honorary pallbearers will be Antonio Cooke, Isaac Robbins, Jeff Caruso, Melishia Toledo, Keanu Nez, Joaquin Nez, and Nicole Notah.

A reception will take place at Nicole Notah’s residence in Piñon, following service.

Silver Creek Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Larry Mike

GALLUP — Graveside service for Larry Jr. Mike, 69, of Gallup, was held May 4 at the Gallup City Cemetery with Jakup Gonzales officiating.

Larry was born May 17, 1953, in Gallup, into the ‘Áshįįhí (Salt People Clan), born for Táchii’nii (Red Running Into the Water People Clan). He passed away April 25, 2022, in Rock Springs, New Mexico.

Larry graduated from Wingate High School in 1972 and attended two years of college in California. He enjoyed going to rodeos and playing basketball and softball.

Larry is survived by his sons, Vincent Mike and Shawn Mike; daughters, Nelrila, Leah, Casandra, and Celenia; brothers, Anthony Mike and Ben Mike Jr.; sisters, Laura D., Henlena L., Glora L., and Jennifer J.; and four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Larry is preceded in death by his wife, Dorean Mike; mother, Nellie Mike; father, Ben Mike Sr.; sister, Marion Mike; and grandparents, Annie and Juan Mike, and Charlie Orlie.

Pallbearers were Vincent Mike, Travis Long, Emerson Long Jr., Dewayne Long, Shawn Mike, and Tim Yazzie.

Honorary pallbearers were Ben Mike Jr., Tyler Mike, Paul Long, and Anthony Mike.

Rollie Mortuary was in charge of arrangements.

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