Funeral Services for Jimmie Yazzie, 86, were held Oct. 26 at Greer's Mortuary Chapel. Pastor John Tso presided. Jimmie was born in Castle Butte, Ariz. He served in the United States Army, Papuan and New Guinea 1942 - 1945, presented a Purple Heart January 1944, Good Conduct Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon (2 Bronze stars) He was employed and retired with Santa Fe and spent his retirement years with his family and livestock at home.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Daisy D. Yazzie of Castle Butte; sons, Lewis W. Yazzie, Roger Yazzie, Louis Alex Yazzie, David Oliver Yazzie all of Castle Butte, Daniel Yazzie (Loretta) of Midvale, Utah, Teddy Yazzie (Genevieve) of Cedar Sprints, Emery Yazzie (Marjorie) of Dilkon; sister, Stella Nelson of Castle Butte, 19 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents Charley and Ella Yazzie; brothers, Vernon and Arthur Yazzie; and one sister, Cessie Barton.
Arrangements were under the care of Greer's Mortuary of Winslow.