Dec 4, 1984 - Jan 11, 2011
Saul T. SunRhodes of Arapahoe died on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011, at the Lander Regional Hospital. He was 26.
Funeral services are at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 15, at St. Stephen's Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Arapaho Catholic Cemetery at St. Stephen's. A rosary and wake will be Thursday evening, Jan. 13, at the home of Lynelle Shakespeare, 163 Givens Road. A second rosary will be at 7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 14, at Great Plains Hall with a wake to follow at the home of his mother, Claudine M. Trumbull, 26 E. Great Plains Road.
Saul Thomas "Uncle Red" SunRhodes was born in Riverton on Dec. 4, 1984, the son of Peter "Stoney" Blackburn and Claudean M. Trumbull. He attended Arapahoe Elementary School and Riverton High School, earning his GED. He lived most of his life on the Wind River Indian Reservation.
Mr. SunRhodes was of the Catholic faith and attended traditional sweats.
He was a member of the Sho-Rap firefighters, working with the camp crew and in fir fighting. He also worked security and on the clean-up crew for the Northern Arapaho sundance. His family said Mr. SunRhodes liked to ride horses, play basketball, enjoyed spending time with his nieces and nephews, playing card, especially Yahtzee, and playing dice.
Survivors include sons; White St.Clair Jr., Reuben James St.Clair, and Javier Salvador DeHaro; daughters; Cheyla Ann St.Clair, Persais Jade HeHaro, and Maya Lynn DeHaro; his mother, Claudine M. Trumbull; adopted parents, Lynelle Shakespeare and Byron Makeshine; grandparents, Beatrice Potter, Virgil and Mary Jane Whiteman, Ernest Whiteman, Bobby Shakespeare, Amelia Shakespeare, and Richard Shakespeare; brothers, Horace J. SunRhodes, James Blackburn, Seth Blackburn, Homer Blackburn, Sterling Blackburn, Jerome Blackburn, Cole Posey, and Levi Manzanares; sisters, Mollie M. Trumbull, Irene M. SunRhodes, Mary Blackburn, Shereah Blackburn, Kaycee Blackburn, Mallorie Posey, Darsyl Posey, Josie Posey, and Whisper SunRhodes; aunts, Jane Dewey, Francis Blackburn, Ginger Potter, Donna Ami, Rose Potter, Denise Bearing, Felicia Doctor, Glynnes LittleShield, Cynthia Bearing, Etheleen Weed, Dawn Michelle Spoonhunter, Reva Doctor, Brandi DeCoteau, and Angela Brown; uncles, Mick Spoonhunter, Chic Spoonhunter, Butch C'Bearing, Andy Bearing, Bensen Bearing, Sr., C.J. Potter, Clark Trumbull, Virgil SunRhodes, Wyman Weed, Sr., Joseph Blackburn, Jr., Melvin R. Blackburn, Eugene Mosqueda, and Allen Addison; the families of SunRhodes, Spoonhunter, Tillman, C'Bearing, Potter, Trumbull, Goggles, Whiteman, Shakespeare, and Thunder; other nieces, nephews, and friends.
He was preceded in death by grandparents, Molly and Clark Trumbull, Rose and Dennis Bearing, Chuck Potter, Charolette and Herman DeCoteau, Angie Spoonhunter, Irene Tillman, Thomas and Lucy Blackburn; great grandparents, Ethel and Charlie Potter, Mae Cleveland, and Theresa Claxton; uncles, Dwight Morry SunRhodes, Cory SunRhodes, and Levi Trumbull; an aunt, Karen A. Trumbull; a niece, Kai Leigh St.Clair; cousins, Beatrice and Katherine SunRhodes, Shawn SunRhodes, and Karen A. Trumbull.
On-line obituaries are available and condolences for the family may be made at: thedavisfuneralhome.com
Arrangements are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.