Evelyn June Boyd Sales
Jun 10, 1927 - Dec 9, 2018
Evelyn June Boyd Sales, 91, passed away on Sunday, December 9, 2018, at Morning Star Manor in Fort Washakie. A rosary will be recited at 7:00 pm on Thursday, December 13, 2018, at Davis Funeral Home. The funeral mass will be held at 10:00 am on Friday, December 14, 2018, at Davis Funeral Home with interment to follow at Mountain View Cemetery.
Evelyn June LeClair was born on June 10. 1927 in Fort Washakie, WY to Edmo “Bud” and Esther Alice (Stephens) LeClair. She grew up in Fort Washakie with her four brothers and one sister. She attended Countryman School in Fort Washakie, St. Stephen’s School in St. Stephen’s, Boarding School in Peola, KS, and graduated from Fremont County Vocational High School in Lander, WY.
She was baptized into the Catholic faith and was an active member in Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Fort Washakie, WY.
On May 19, 1946 she married Franklin S. Boyd, together they had four children, two boys and two girls. They lived all over the western United States; Arizona, California, Montana, North Dakota, Idaho, and South Dakota. It did not matter where they lived Fort Washakie, WY was always home and she loved her home. After Franklin passed away she remarried Frances Sales in Las Vegas, NV in October 1997, he preceded her in death in 2004. She lived her remaining years in Fort Washakie.
She was a homemaker but also worked at other jobs including nurse’s aide, art and craft’s teacher and was a tribal judge at Fort Washakie from 1981 to 1989.
She was a lifetime member of the Does and was a past President.
She enjoyed being on the Shoshone Language Committee, the Fremont County Historical Society, cooking, gardening, traveling, crocheting, beading, gambling, fishing, and most of all dancing,
She is survived by her sons, Franklin S. Boyd, Jr. and wife Sandra, children, Jason and Josh Boyd, Thomas E. Boyd, Sr. and his wife, Shelley, child, Delita Mae Boyd; daughters, Stephanie M. Rowan and husband, James, children, Terah and Kyell Ute, Shawna Wiggins, Cody Rowan, great grandson, Kyell Ute, Jr., Danette J. Dodd and husband, Craig, children, Shane Boyd, Stacy (Dodd) Kallmman, and Rebecca Dodd; brother, Willam LeClair; and many relatives of the following families, Enos, LeClair, St. Clair, Isis, Posey, Aoah, Shoyo, Ute, Hurtado, Harris, Stephens, Wallace, Boyd, Bell, Ferris, Hill, Weed, Stagner, Hereford, LaJeunesse, Yawakia, Cady, Armajo, Miller, Jones, O’Neal, Wesaw, Amboh, and Wise.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, parents, brothers, Edward LeClair, Edmo LeClair, and Wesley Bell Stephens; sister, Mary (LeClair) Allen; and grandson, Thomas E. Boyd, Jr.
On-line condolences may be made to the family at www.TheDavisFuneralHome.com.
Services under the direction of Davis Funeral Home.