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In Loving Memory


Lucy Spotted Eagle

Lucy Spotted Eagle, 67, passed away on September 11, 2021 in Las Vegas, NV. Lucy was born on May 11, 1954 in Texas to Martin Ibanez and Paula Villareal. She married Leroy Spotted Eagle on February 9, 1971 in Las Vegas, NV

Lucy loved her grandchildren and was their biggest supporter, often attending their sport games and other interests. She assisted her husband in coaching football and cheerleading for many years. She also loved passing on the traditions of her culture, and taking her family to Pow Wows and the Native American Church. She was very talented and loved doing beadwork. She was involved in working with the Southern Paiute Veterans Association. She was known for her positive attitude and was "real as heck".

Lucy is survived by her son, Chris Spotted Eagle and Lance (Jamie) Anderson; her grandchildren, Breanna, Sidnee, Jerzi, Tobyas, Tyelar, Stowick, and Lennox; her great-grandson, Kaias; her sisters, Diane Hovietz, Maria Mason, and Melba Anderson; her brother-in-laws, Lamar Anderson and Greg Anderson; her sister-in-law, Linda Linero, and a large extended family.

Viewing services will be held on Saturday, September 18, 2021 at 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. at the Moapa Band of Paiutes Tribal Center on 1 Lincoln, Moapa, NV, with Funeral Servics to start at 2:00 p.m. and a Traditional Sing at sundown. Interment will follow at sunrise at the Moapa Tribal Cemetery. The Funeral will be live-streamed at 2:00 p.m. at Lucy Spotted Eagle Memorial Facebook Group. The family invites you to leave a message or memory in their Guest Book at www.moapavalleymortuary.com



Lucy Spotted Eagle
Southern Paiute Veterans Association
Secretary and Pow Wow Coordinator

May 11, 1954- September 11, 2021

Lucy Spotted Eagle

 

 

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In Loving Memory


On August 31, 2011, at approximately 4:00a.m., the beloved Spiritual Leader of The Moapa Southern Paiutes of Nevada, Mr. Leroy Spotted Eagle, was called home by his Creator.

He had been recovering from recent multiple by-pass surgeries and was in intensive care at University Medical Center at the time of his demise.
Lucy Spotted Eagle was called to the hospital at approximately 2:00 a.m., and was notified that Leroy's heart had stopped and the cardiac team was called and they worked on him non-stop to revive him but was not successful.

From each of us whom were honored to have known Leroy, privileged to have been counted as friends with Leroy, each of us whom had unwavering respect and love for Leroy, our deepest and heartfelt condolences are extended, to the surviving family and his dear wife, Lucy Spotted Eagle. He was a great Leader of his people, and a great man and will be sorely missed by each of us.
Send cedar and Prayers for Lucy and her family.





Leroy Spotted Eagle
Southern Paiute Spiritual Leader.

January 30, 1950 - August 31, 2011

Leroy Spotted Eagle

 

 

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In Loving Memory


With Deep Sorrow, we post the announcement of passing of one of our Dear Friends and Comrades, David Chavez, who passed away on October 11, 2012.

We whom knew David, closely or as just acquaintences, respected and loved the man for his tireless contributions to those whom he cared so much about: The Fallen Warrior, The Missing In Action, Veterans of all persuasions, the little children, and his family.

David spent many hours in the Circle of Life as a Head Gourd Dancer all along the long Pow Wow Trail, singing for those whom he loved and cared for.

His time with us will always be considered a blessing, his gift to us. His honor and tradition of giving to the Native Community will be carried on with Pride and Honor by his son Robert Chavez.

Those of you whom can make the trip to his Sing, will be appreciated I am sure, by all of his surviving family. May the Creator Bless them all, and Bless David Chavez.



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In Loving Memory


With Deep Sorrow, we post the announcement of passing of one of our Dear Veteran and Comrade, Southern Paiute Veteran, David Lee, who passed away on January 24, 2015 from a vehicle roll-over.

Posted below is the notification received to SOPVA of Mr. David Lee's passing.

Hello Mr. Rogers, I am in contact with you regarding some disturbing news. Our Beloved Veteran David Lee (35 yrs old), has been called home by our Heavenly Father. I am assuming you have heard the news already, but what was reported on Mr. David Lee is that early Saturday morning (around 1:30-2 am), he was a passenger, the vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed, the driver hit a barrier and the vehicle rolled over, ejecting Mr. Lee, the driver, Vince Bushhead (the late Leo Bushhead' son) & Thayen Ohte (Darrell "Bomber" Ohte' son) were taken to the hospital with minor injuries and Thayen released the following day, with Vince taken to jail after hospital release. We SPVA are asking that all our Veterans please be in attendance, if you able. Per Dalton Tom, where the veterans gather together and discuss what will take place. The services will take place this Friday, January 30th at the LDS Moapa Chapel, viewing from 2 to 3pm, with services beginning at 3pm, dinner 5pm, with all night singing following, sunrise burial. I understand that all of our Veterans are getting up in the years and have a many of aches and pains. But if you are able to make it, I am sure his Mother, Michelle Lee would be very grateful. THANK YOU to all of our Southern Paiute Veterans!!!!



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DAVID LEE


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