|Birth: ||Dec. 4, 1914|
|Death: ||Feb. 13, 2006|
CHINLE — Funeral services for William Yazzie, 92 will be held at 10 a.m., Feb. 17 at the Trinity Presbyterian Church in Chinle. Jerry S. Zephier will officiate. Burial will be on family plot in Chinle.
Yazzie died on Feb. 13 in Chinle. He was born on December 4, 1914 in Nazlini, Ariz., into the Coyote Pass People for the Red Streak Running Into Water Clan. He graduated from Phoenix Indian School. He served in WWII, USMC as a Navajo Code Talker. He worked and retired from the Branch of Land Operations after 35 years in Chinle.
Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Yazzie of Chinle; daughter, Eunice Zephier of Tempe, Ariz.; two grandchildren and two great -grandchildren.
Yazzie was preceded in death by his parents Tachine and Asdzaalgai Yazzie.
Pallbearers will be Chester Yazzie, Thomas Hunter, Michael Hunter, Dustin Zephier, Vincent Thomas, and Irvin Yazzie.
The family will receive relatives and friends at the Trinity Fellowship Hall Church in Chinle.
Tse Bonito Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
Specifically: Family Land
Created by: Spyrose
Record added: Feb 25, 2006
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Joy to the World and Joy to the families of William Yazzie! God bless!!|
Added: Dec. 11, 2016
Our flag does not fly because the wind moves it ...it flies with the last breath of each soldier who died protecting it! Veteran's Day blessings to the families of a TRUE HERO - CODE TALKER, William Yazzie! God bless him and his families for the sacrifice...(Read more)|
Added: Nov. 11, 2016
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