|Birth: ||Jun. 20, 1918|
|Death: ||Jan. 5, 2002|
CHINLE, Ariz. — Services for Paul Tso Sr., 83, will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 9 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Burial will follow on family plot, Salt Water Canyon, Ariz.
Tso Sr. died Jan. 5 in Chinle. He was born June 20, 1918 in Fort Defiance, Ariz. into the Mescalero Apache Clan for the Bitter Water People Clan.
Tso Sr. was a Navajo Code Talker with the U.S. Marine Corp. He was a business man, a rancher and a Navajo Nation judge the Chinle District Court.
Survivors include his wife, Theresa Tso of Chinle; sons, Eddie Tso of St. Michaels, Ariz., Jasper Tso, Paul E. Tso III both of Chinle, Orvel Tso of Durango, Colo. Paul Tso Jr. and Harold Z. Tso both of Ganado, Ariz., Arthur Bahe of Many Farms and Eugene Bahe of Cottonwood, Ariz.; daughters, Mary Ann Benally of Shiprock, Harriett Mike of Kirtland, Evangeline Tso of Kayenta, Ariz., Rae Annette Platero of Farmington, Zoncho Tso of Chinle, Imogene Burbank of Many Farms, Ariz.; brothers, Donald Tso of Many Farms and Zhealy Tso Jr. of Chinle; sisters, Virginia Begay of Many Farms, Helen Begay and Lorraine Hardy of Chinle; 47 grandchildren and 65 great-grandchildren.
Tso Sr. was preceded in death by his parents, Zhealy H. and Zoncho Tso; brother, Howard Tso; sisters, Mary Sells and Martha Draper; daughter, Christine K. Tso and son, Wayne Henery Tso.
Pallbearers will be Paul Edward Tso III, Eugene Bahe, Charles Tso, Matt Platero, Jarvis Tso and Sean L. Mike.
Tse Bonito Mortuary is in charge of arrangements
Specifically: Family Land
Created by: Spyrose
Record added: Aug 06, 2006
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