Chief Rock Redcherries, Aenȯheso “Little Hawk,” went home to Maheo on March 18, 2017. He was born to William Redcherries and Bessie Wild Hog on April 16, 1932. He is a direct descendant of Sweet Medicine Chief Little Wolf, Chief Wild Hog, and Chief Redcherries. He is an army veteran and fought in the Korean War.
He is proceeded in death by his parents, William Redcherries and Bessie Wild Hog; stepdaughter, Dawn LaFountain; sisters: Alice Chavez, Rose Posey, Margaret Runsabove, Minnie Blackstone, Mary Opal Wild Hog Lamewoman , Della Tallbull, and Kitty Belle McAdams; brother, Frank Redcherries; and niece, Rose Tallbull.
Rock is survived by his wife of 55 years, Carol Redcherries; daughter, Betty Ann Lime, Oklahoma; stepdaughters, Penney Ewan, Lame Deer and Lavoune Lafountain, Lame Deer; stepson, Anthony Lafountain, Billings; brother/cousin, Howard Twenty Stands, Lame Deer; nieces: Rose Dellord, Ashland, Margaret Runsabove, Lame Deer, Augia Runsabove, Lame Deer, Noreen Harris, Lame Deer, Lenora LaFountain, Lame Deer, Mildred Redcherries, Lame Deer, Ardythe Tallbull, Phoenix, AZ, Julitta Tallbull, Lame Deer, Rosie Siers, Fort Washakie, WY, Pauline Posey, Fort Washakie, WY, and Ruby Posey, Fort Washakie, WY; nephews: Bill Runsabove, Frazer, MT, Tim Lamewoman Sr., Lame Deer, Myron Littlebird, Wind River, WY, Leroy Runsavoe, Lame Deer, Web Runsabove, Lodge Pole, MT, Ivan Posey, WY, Ernie Posey, WY, Merlin Redcherries, Lame Deer, Myron Tallbull, Lame Deer, Meredith Tallbull, Lame Deer, Thornton Chavez, OR, John Chavez, Billings, Daniel Chavez, NV, James Redcherries, OK, Adolph Redcherries, OK, and Larry Littlebear, Lame Deer; a very special stepdaughter, Dee Dee LaFountain, and her children: Dawn, Adkins, Jamie Beyrette, Nitra Saunders, and Toni LaFountain; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; and many, many relatives of the Northern Cheyenne tribe. Jona Revere was also a big help to Rock. We would also like to recognize his fellow members of the Chief’s Council.
If we have forgotten anyone please forgive us as our family is very large.