Erika Antelope

Erika Antelope

Jun 16, 1990 - Oct 23, 2020
Noowuunen Hisei, "Southern Woman"

Erika Antelope, 30, of Riverton passed away on Friday, October 23, 2020. A rosary will be recited at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, October 28, 2020, at the Chandelle Event Center in Riverton. A graveside service will be at 10:00 am on Thursday, October 29, 2020, at Chief Yellowcalf Cemetery in Ethete, WY.

Erika Shawn Antelope was born on June 16, 1990 in Lander, WY to Shawn Antelope, Sr. and Katherine Elizabeth SilverHorn.. She grew up on the Arapaho Ranch outside of Thermopolis, WY until she was 10 years old then she moved to Salt Lake City, UT until 2001 when she returned to the Arapahoe area.

Erika was baptized into the Catholic faith and attended Saint Stephens Catholic Church. She also believed in the Arapaho Ceremonial Ways.

She was working as a lodging assistant in Cody. Her duties included helping loggers get lodging, housekeeping, and a loving homemaker.

Erika enjoyed listening to her favorite songs, Heaven by Kane Brown and Beautiful Craze by Luke Combs, cooking stews, loved Josh’s fry bread, watching Loony Toons, Five O and Goeswest. She really enjoyed the outdoor life in Cody.

She is survived by son, Noah Aaron Antelope; daughters, Shyanne Ochoa and Peyton Felter; father, Shawn Antelope, Sr.; parent in laws, Bernice and Willey Miller; grandparents, Charlene Gambler-Brown, Don Brown, Jim and Linda Large, Sarah RunningShield, Don and Pam Gambler, Hattie. Alvera, and Mavis Willow; maternal grandmothers, Kathy Vann, Becky Bishop, Rita Willow, and Marcene Willow; sisters, Katie Large, Perci RunningSheild, and Danaisha Brown; brothers, Shawn Antelope, Jr. and Orlando Morales; greatest friend, Josh Miller; nephews Nikoli Antelope and Kahalian Morales; nieces, Skyla Antelope and Emryn Scott-Morales; and aunts, Bendetta Whiteplume, Joni Antelope, Deni Antelope, and Debi Antelope. Great-Grandma Nancy Dice. Uncles, Doug Brown, Daryl Gambler, Wylan Gambler Ben and Ira Runningshield, JD Large, Henry Alberts and Houston Willow.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Katherine Elizabeth Silverhorn-Antelope; and grandparents, Chuck and Dorothy Gambler, Flora RunningShield, Alan Silverhorn, Joe and Stella Atnelope, Charles Gambler, Sr., Dean, Darrell, Dallas, David, and Darwin Gambler, and Eldon Antelope.

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Services under the direction of Davis Funeral Home.