Jim Ahasteen, Sr.

Funeral service for Jim Ahasteen, Sr., 84, was held at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 27, at Greer's Scott Mortuary Chapel. The Rev. Johnny Nells officiated and interment took place in Desert View Cemetery.

Jim Ahasteen, Sr., passed away on July 23, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He was born on September 16,1915 in White Cone. Jim liked horses, helping people and driving "cruising." He was will liked by all his relatives and was very social.

His survivors include: wife Mary, sons, James Ahasteen of Ganado, Jack Ahasteen of Window Rock, Gary Ahasteen of Window Rock, Larry Ahasteen of Ft. Defiance, Jim Ahasteen, Jr. of Crystal, New Mexico and Jerry Ahasteen of Window Rock; daughters, Barbara Ahasteen of Window Rock, Susie Ahasteen of St. Michaels, Lorraine Ahasteen of Gallup, New Mexico and Sarah Ahasteen of Window Rock; brothers, John Billy of Tuba City, and Tom Ahasteen of White Cone; sister, Lucy Charley of White Cone; 33 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Ahasteen Nez and Asdza Tsosie.

Greer's Scott Mortuary of Winslow was in charge of the arrangements.


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