Oct 242012

Tsosie Yazzie Sr., 79, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012, in Lower Greasewood. Funeral services were held Oct. 25 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Holbrook. Interment followed at Holbrook City Cemetery.
Tsosie was born in Greasewood on Dec. 24, 1932. He was a Korean War veteran, serving with the U.S. Marine Corps.
Survivors include his lifetime companion, Sadie T. Yazzie; his daughters, Bernice Yazzie, Janeice Yazzie, Christine Yellowhair, Delberita Yazzie and Earlene Bitsui; his sons, Delbert P. Yazzie, Carl M. Yazzie, Billy J. Yazzie, Gilbert P. Yazzie and Fillmore E. Yazzie; 29 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his son, Cordell Yazzie; and his mother and father, Adzonnie and Basil.
Greer’s Mortuary of Winslow was in charge of the arrangements.