Titus Alfrey Shoulderblade, Sr., “Hestatseo’o” (Shoulderblade) aka “Hollywood,” was born in Crow Agency, MT February 10, 1959 to James and Julia Shoulderblade who preceded him in death. Maheo called him home after a long illness on September 1, 2012. He survived by his children, Billie Jo, Julia Mae, Christopher, Robert, Julius, Titus, Jr., Anthony, Isaac, Jordan, Scott and Isabelle. Daughter Jessica preceded him in death. He leaves his grandchildren, Michael, Jr., Azariah, Amaya, Kiana, Mikaeya, Isiah, Josiah, Natani, Kyal, Simon, Tabytha, Tyson, Jainaiah, Jennifer, Jalissa, Jadyn, and Jakobe.
Schools attended were Lame Deer Public, Southwestern Indian School, Peoria, AZ, and Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute, Albuquerque, NM. He and his family made their first home with the Yakama Nation. He continued to travel throughout the west, always coming back home to Lame Deer, then returning to Toppenish, WA where he spent the past months enjoying his grandchilden. He was proud of his children and wanted the best for them. He had a great sense of humor and was always teasing. He earned his nickname from his movie part in Powwow Highway. Many stories are told with good laughs you can’t find on the comedy circuit. Titus worked many, many jobs. When he was roughing it, he found time thinking of his life and how God’s love helped him in his struggles. He was grateful to those along the path that gave him help and encouragement. It reminded him of how blessed he was to know Maheo and the saving grace of Jesus. We are comforted knowing he is at peace and truly free, waiting for us to join him.
Surviving aunts/uncles, Fern Shoulderblade, Ralph/Marcia Redfox, Josephine Whiteman, Edna Seminole, Nancy Yellowrobe; brothers and sisters, Norman/Clarice Spang, Leonard/Violet Wolfblack, Phyliss Fisher Spang, John/Judy Woodenlegs, Alonzo Walker, Magoo Shoulderblade, Max Guavera. Also remaining are Alan, Leah/Robert, Barbara, Ike, and Robert Bement, Rita, Donald/Ruth, Wilma, Francis, Mary Shoulderblade, Marcelline/Charles Littleoldman, Raymond, Shirley, Calvin, Annette, Esther, Irene, Serena Brady and Larry Sioux.
Preceding in death are Wallace Bearchum, Sr., Gloria Big Back, Beatrice Bryant, Richard M. Fisher, Gwendolyn, Windelyn, James II, Timothy, Sr.,Timothy, Jr., Tulane, Bernadine Sr. Wendell, Jr., Vincent, , Wendeline, Kathryn, Vincynthia Shoulderblade, Leonard Redneck, Jr., Harry Big Back; Sharon Bearchum I, Malisa and Richard Wolfblack, and Terri Woodenlegs.
He leaves his nieces and nephews, Carmen, Dedoris, Anita, Cheryl Ann, and Wallace, Windy, Leonard W. Jr., Eugene, Jr., Oran Charles, Benno/Lori, Ora Louise/Darrell, Eugenia/Kenneth, Bruce/Linda, Andrea Michelle, Cassandra/Stanley, Waldo, Jr., Marie/Rod, Neil/Andrea, Shanon, Frank, Adrian, Shawn, Paul/Tamara, Jackie, Johnna, Darlene, Jovan, Jennifer, Shawna, Josette, Keith, Jerry, Katilyn, Arethea, Contessa, Benedict, Vanessa, Windelyn, Jr., Timothy II, Renessa, Michael, Dalene, and Quinndalyn/Michael. Also remaining are Janelle/Brian Jones, Eric/Brenda Timber, Ivey/Barb Timber, Stella/Damson Ortega, Clayton, Clifford, Jr., Jonathan, Merlin Limpy, Pascal, Eugene/Marci, Maria, Anthony, Ben, Keith, Halona, Thomas, Hadley, Starla, Clint, Renecia, Derek, Detrich, Dryon, Tiffany, Talena, Bernadine Jr., & Serena Shoulderblade, Reanna & Austin Two Moons III, Clayton & Lawrence Neiss. Please accept our apologies. Our family is so large that we do not mean to leave any out. Adams, Akins, Anderson, Archambeau, Badhorse, Bailey, Baker, Bearchum, Beard, Bearcomesout, Bearquiver, Beartusk, Bellymule, Bement, Bigback, Bigfoot, Big Hawk, Big Head, Bixby, Blackhorse, Brady, Brey, Cano, Charette, Charley, Chavez, Cummins, Curley, DeCory, DuHart, Eagle, Eddins, Fackrell, Fighting Bear, Firecrow, Fisher, Flying, Foote, Freeman, Galey, Genovese, Glenmore, Goodbear, Guavera, Harris, Hart, Haugen, Headswift, Hiwalker, Hoffman, Hoops, Horn, Huber, Issues, Keovani, Killsnight, Klotz Spang, Knowshisgun, Limberhand, Limpy, Littlebear, Littlebird, Littleman, Littleoldman, Lonebear, Looksbehind, Lovato, Marion, Martinez, Martinez Jones, McMakin, McManus, Medicine Elk, Messer, Miller, Moore, Nason, Onebear, Ortega, Plentychief, Poitra, Posey, Price, Redcherries, Redhat, Redneck, Redwoman, Roper, Rowland, Russell, Runsabove, Sanchez, Sandcrane, Seminole, Shoulderblade, Small, Smart, Soldierwolf, Spang, Spruce, Strangeowl, Tallbear, Tallwhiteman, Three Fingers, Teeth, Tom, Two Moons, Two Two, Vassau, Walker, Walksalong, Whitehawk, Whiteman, White, Whitewolf, Williamson, Wilson, Wolfblack, Woodenlegs, Wounded Eye, and Yellowrobe.