Apr 13, 2017 - From staff reportsPatrick Maes of Riverton died Sunday, April 9, 2017, at the Central Wyoming Hospice in Casper. He was 31 years old.
A prayer service will be at 7 p.m. Friday, April 14, 2017, at Blue Sky Hall with a wake to follow at 40 Blue Sky Highway 132. The funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 15, 2017, at Blue Sky Hall. Reverend Rawlin Friday will be officiating. Burial will follow at St. Michael's Cemetery.
Patrick Lee Maes was born Sept. 2, 1986, in Riverton, to Phillip Maes and Ramelda Panzetanga. He grew up and attended schools in Riverton before going to Anaconda, Montana, to attend the Job Corps. He also attended culinary arts courses and won first place in a chili cook-off in Casper.
He enjoyed spending time with family and friends, cooking, and being involved in his Native American traditions. He was known to be very helpful and caring while also terrorizing everyone. He loved kids, and they loved him.
He is survived by his mother, Ramelda Panzetanga; father, Phillip Maes; grandmothers Mable Maes and Irma Groesbeck; sisters Ramona Panzetanga, Keva YoungBear, Dawn and Connie Oldman, Heather Brown, Charlene Brown, Teressa SunRhodes, Carrie Groesbeck, Sheri Groesbeck and Alicia Armajo; brothers Zackuary Maes, Chad Lopez, Anthony Lopez, Bryan Groesbeck, Myron Groesbeck, Telano (Danelle) Return To War, Jared SunRhodes, Vincent Brown, Daniel Oldman, Bryce Groesbeck, Alvin Brown Jr., Ernest Brown, Soloman Brown, Ambrose Brown, Daniel Smith, Lee Spoonhunter, Mick Spoonhunter, M.J. Hill, Noland WallowingBull Jr., Will WallowingBull, D.J. Aramjo, Mac YoungBear, Eugene Magnan, JP Magnan, Hiram Armajo and J.J. Armajo; uncles Andy Maes and family, Robert and Judy Maestas and family, Floyd and Faye Ortega and Lyle, Anthony Addison, Rocky Maes and family, Brian Groesbeck and family, George Leonard and Beck -Arleigh and Karen Armajo and family; aunts Marie and Eddie Martinez, Suzanne Maes and girls, Kenzie and Charles Lopez and family, Gwen C'Bearing and family, Eleanor and Alvin Brown and family, Karen Smith and family, Reva Hill, Gladis Chingman, Helen Brown and family, Cheryl Roullard, Eva Magnan and family, Cara Moon and family, Jennifer Brown and family, and Eunice McAdams and family; and the families of Groesbeck, Armajo, Shotgun, Chingman, McAdams, Hill, Spoonhunter, Magnan, O'Neal, C'Bearing, Brown, Marquez, Almagner, Hilbard, and Sage; and close friend, Misty Dawn.
He was preceded in death by his grandfathers Hiram Armajo, Felix Groesbeck Sr. and Lucio Maes; grandmothers Ruth Sanchez, MaryBelle Armajo and Constance Shotgun; aunts Eileen Addison and Sally Marquez; uncles Robert Maes, Teddy Maes and John Shotgun Sr.; Jeffrey (JC) Brown; and niece, Acacia Shaveheard.
Online condolences may be made to the family at TheDavisFuneralHome.com.
Services are under the direction of Davis Funeral Home.
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