Jerry D. Whiteman-Wolf Chief

A funeral Service for Jerry D. Whiteman-Wolf Chief, 78, of Towaoc, Colo., was held at 10 a.m., Thursday, July 31, 2014, in the C.E. Creach Hammon School Auditorium, officiated by Rev. Lawrence Hart, Rev. Gerald Panana, Ute Mountain Ute Chairman Manuel Heart. Burial will follow in the Hammon Indian Mennonite Cemetery under the direction of the Stanley-Lee Funeral Home.

A traditional wake service was be held 6 p.m., Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in the Hammon Indian Community Center.

Jerry Dean Whiteman-Wolf Chief was born to Roy Whiteman and (Myrna Wolf Chief) Whiteman on Feb. 26, 1936, in Hammon, Okla., and passed away Friday, July 25, 2014, in the Veterans Hospital in Albuquerque.

Jerry was raised in Hammon, Okla., and Towaoc, Colo. He was married to Euna H. Hight on Nov. 5, 1982, in Towaoc. He was a truck driver and traveled extensively.

He enjoyed motorcycles, airplane models, communicating on Citizen Ban radios, and traveled and vacationed in many states.

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

He is survived by 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.

He is also survived by 12 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.