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Kee Tapaha

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Death 8 Jan 2004 (aged 84)
Burial Wide Ruins, Apache County, Arizona, USA
Memorial ID 17304943 · View Source
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WIDE RUINS, Ariz. — Services for Kee Tapaha, 84, will be 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 12, at Wide Ruins Community Cemetery in Wide Ruins, Ariz. Burial will also be at Wide Ruins Community Cemetery.

Tapaha died Jan. 8 in Gallup. He was born May 8, 1919, in Wide Ruins into the Towering House Clan for the One Who Walks Around Clan.

He retired from Santa Fe Railroad as at trackman. He was also a Navajo herbalist.

Survivors include sons, Raymond Tapaha, of Phoenix, and Clyde Tapaha, Mariano Lake; daughters, Glenda Ashley, Rita Whitney, Sadie Billie, and Ruby Toddy, of Wide Ruins; brother, Charles Tapaha, Wide Ruins; sister, Alice Yazzie, Wide Ruins; 19 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Tapaha was preceded in death by his wife, Grace Tapaha; sons Philbert Toddy, Orlando Toddy, Kyle Tapaha and Derrick Tapaha.


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  • Created by: Spyrose
  • Added: 5 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17304943
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Kee Tapaha (8 May 1919–8 Jan 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17304943, citing Wide Ruins Cemetery, Wide Ruins, Apache County, Arizona, USA ; Maintained by Spyrose (contributor 46805313) .