Isshi-hemhmeo’nah (Sun Roads Woman) Sopheira Sky-LaRose Little Coyote, went back to Maheo on the morning of February 15, 2013 from illness. She is the baby daughter of Elijah Little Coyote and Natasha Walking Eagle.
Baby Sopheira was born January 12, 2013 in Billings, MT. For a brief but special time she blessed her proud parents and entire family with her beautiful smile, which she did a lot to the delight of her young uncles and aunts Brenda-Nicole, Tempest, Kay-Lee, Michael, Dewey and Island. Sopheira is survived by: Her Mom & Dad, her two sisters ShaRaya & Elyssia, her paternal Grandparents Judith (David) Yellow Robe, Eugene (Meadow) Little Coyote, her maternal grandparents Laurie Oldhorn, Valerie (Rick) Two Teeth and Earl Matt, and uncle Carlos Henandez, also her grandparents Mandy (Tony) Stewart, Norman Stewart, Morgan Stewart, Chahoristah Rowland, and aunts Monique After Buffalo, Jennifer Gates, Laurie Oldhorn, Melody & Waiverlee Bear, Robin Walking Eagle, Jessica Matt, as well as her great-grandmothers Matilda “Tilly” Yellow Robe and Brenda Little Coyote, her great-grandfather Joe Little Coyote, Sr., and her great-great-grandmother Madeline “Shorty” Yellow Robe, further surved by uncles Eugene McKay, Jesse Walkingeagle, Kevin Oldhorn, and her many loving grandfathers, grandmothers, aunts, uncles and cousins on her father’s side.
Sopheira was preceded in passing by her grandmother Lucille Oldhorn, great-grandmothers Tracy Matt-Hernandez and Jessie Walking Eagle, and great-grandfather Clarence Walking Eagle.
Baby Sopheira and her family are forever grateful to the wonderful medical staff that put forth their best efforts of care: Billie Foote of the Northern Cheyenne Service Unit, the EMTs of the Northern Cheyenne Ambulance Service and especially Julie Russell of the Ashland Community Clinic for the steadfast vigil and comfort. The family would like to thank Stevenson & Sons Funeral Home, the Northern Cheyenne Tribe and the N. Cheyenne Housing Authority for their support throughout this time of loss.
Wake services for Baby Sopheira will be held 7:00 p.m. February 17, 2013 at the Little Coyote residence at S. Tongue River Road. Graveside services will be held 11:00 a.m. at the Little Coyote family cemetery, one mile north of the residence. All are welcome.
Baby Sopheira loved her doting parents and her big sisters as well as her entire family, and though she will be missed, they will see her beautiful smile and bright eyes again one day.
Traditional Wake service will be 7:00 pm Sunday February 17, 2012 at the Brenda Little Coyote Residence 1807 Birney River Road Ashland, MT. Her Funeral Service will be 11 am Monday February 18, 2013 at the Little Coyote Family Cemetery Ashland, MT. Burial will follow in the Little Coyote Family Cemetery. Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home of Forsyth have been entrusted with assisting with arrangements. Condolences may be left online by visiting www.stevensonandsons.com .