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Allen "Moe" Vaughn Behan

Mar 9, 2017 - From staff reports

Allen "Moe" Vaughn Behan died Monday, March 6, 2017 at the University of Utah Hospital. He was 52.

A rosary is recited at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 9, at 450 Little Wind River Bottom Road, with a wake to follow.

Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Friday, March 10, at St. Stephen's Catholic Church, with the Rev. Father Jim Heiser officiating. Interment will follow at the Arapaho Catholic Cemetery.

Allen Vaughn Behan was born Dec. 30, 1964, in Riverton, the son of William Joseph and Marie Claire (Bell) Behan. His Indian name was Warrior Path.

He attended school in St. Stephen's. He lived his entire life on the Wind River Indian Reservation and was raised by his grandfather, Ben Friday Sr.

Mr. Behan enjoyed watching TV, going for walks, visiting friends at casinos, and hanging out with family ,especially his grandchildren.

Survivors include his grandmother, Patricia Lieuallen; sisters Marcie Behan (Kenny), Christina Bell (John), Felicia Whiteman, Augusta C'Bearing (Al), Missy Whiteman, Ruby Bell, Bernita Bell, Rachel Peery, (Jameson), Shawna Jo Bell, Rachel Grant (George), Joan Sage (Bill), Melvina Sanchez; brothers Tracy Wagon, John Behan (Lindsie), Robert Behan, Jason Behan, Lonnie Bell, Michael Bell, Zane Bell (Charolene), Chuck Bell, Richard Brown (Lynell), Pat Brown, Kenny Brown, Linus SittingEagle, George SittingEagle, Silas SittingEagle, Gary Goggles (Gloria), Pat Goggles (Cheppa), Dean Goggles (Rose), Jerry Antelope, Willie Goggles (Adeane), Pat Headley; aunts, Alice Headley, Evangaline C'Hair, Rae Bell, Sharon Bell, Connie Martel (Linus), Francine Bell; uncles Milton Behan (Lourdes), Frank Martel (Bernall), Wesley Martel (Robin); numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and grandchildren; extended family from the Behan, SittingEagle, Bell, Friday, Headley, Allen, C'Bearing and Sage families.

Mr. Behan was preceded in death by his grandfather, Ben; his grandmother Isabelle; brothers Freeman, Byron, Douglas, Gerald, Gary, Robert, Chris and Eddie; sisters Marilyn, Linda and Jane; his parents, Marie and William Behan.

Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home (theDavisFuneralHome.com).


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