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Curtis Dodge

Curtis Dodge

Jul 9, 1958 - Sep 30, 2016
Curtis Dodge, 58, of Lander died on Wednesday, September 28, 2016, at Sage West – Riverton. A rosary will be said on Sunday, October 2, 2016, 7:00 pm at Blue Sky Hall. A wake will follow at #35 Great Plains Loop, Arapahoe, WY. The funeral service will be Monday, October 3, 2016, 10:00 am at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church with burial to follow at Arapaho Catholic Cemetery.

Curtis Augustine Dodge was born on July 9, 1958 in Lander, WY to Charles Joseph and Jessie Christine (Backwards) Dodge, Sr. He was given his Arapaho name of Hoote wo’oh, meaning Moccasin Sinew. He attended Wyoming Indian Elementary and Lander Valley High School. He earned his G.E.D. at Central Wyoming College. He lived on the Wind River Reservation his entire life.

He was baptized into the Catholic faith.

He worked many different jobs including, the Araphao Ranch, Sho-Rap firefighter, doing fencing, catering, Wind River Casino, laundromat, and over all laborer at anything that needed done.

His family said that he enjoyed going to the casino, watching T.V., walking in the parks, singing, visiting with family, grandkids, and friends.

He is survived by his brothers, Charles Dodge, Jr., Damian Dodge, Albert Dodge, Jr., Delbert Dodge, George Dodge, and David Dodge; sisters, Dorothy Dodge, Rose Dodge, Winnie Dodge, Cora Dodge Lamebear, Huberta Dodge, Veronica Dodge Lawson, and Cindy Dodge; nieces he took as daughters, Rosa Dodge and Vana Warren and 16 grandchildren. Also the extended families of the Dodges and Goggles.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles Dodge, Sr. and Jessie Dodge; brothers, Clifford, Verdall, Renaldo, and Daniel Dodge; sisters, Vana Bernadette Dodge, Kristi Dodge, Marcella Dodge, Rosemary and Edna Dodge, and Joyce Medicine Cloud; grandparents, Benjamin and Annie Dodge, Austin and Rosa Backward; uncles, Albert Dodge, Sr. and Daniel Dodge; aunts, Mary Dodge and Estelle Dodge.

On-line condolences may be made to the family at

Services under the direction of Davis Funeral Home.