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Enrique M. Chavez Sr.

Aug 22, 2012 Staff

Enrique M. Chavez Sr. died Aug. 17, 2012, at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. He was 19 years old.

Evening services will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, at the family home at 63 Ethete Road, with a wake to follow. Traditional funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 24, at the family home, 63 Ethete Road, with burial at the Sacajawea Cemetery.

Enrique Macario Chavez was born Jan. 4, 1993, in Lander to Yolonda Chavez Posey and Christopher Posey Sr.

Mr. Chavez attended Fort Washakie School, Wyoming Boys School and Lander Valley High School.

His family said he enjoyed riding his dirt bike, traveling with friends, listening to music, playing video games and being with friends and family.

He is survived by his parents, Yolonda and Christopher Posey Sr.; son Enrique M Chavez Jr.; brothers Christian and Christopher Posey Jr.; sisters Natasha Posey and Russellina Ridgley; great-grandmothers Velma Chavez and Zella Guina; grandmothers June Sequints and Pauline Posey; grandfather Wilson Atkins; uncles Tadd Chavez, Justin Revere, Waylon, Orrin, Nolan and Terrence Atkins; aunts Chloeanne Guina, Rashelle Nagashoa, Virginia Posey, Jolee Redcherries and JennyChavez; and numerous family members of the Chavez, Posey, Guina, St. Clair, Littlebird, Siers, LeBeau, LaJeunesse, Washakie, Foote, Oberly, LeClair and Atkins families.

He was preceded in death by grandparents Erno Chavez Sr. and Estalene Guina; uncles Erno Chavez Jr., Brent Guina and Blaine Revere; great-grandfathers Louis Chavez Sr., John Guina Sr., Ernest Posey II and Baxter Atkins; grandfathers Louis Chavez Jr., Roderick "Skinner" Guina, Uriah "Quail" Guina, Michael Posey Sr., Daniel Posey, Dansyl Posey Sr. and Maynard Posey Sr.; great-grandmothers Rose Redcherries Posey and Rachel Atkins; grandmothers Nola Sitting Eagle and Leota LaJeunesse; Monique Guina; and numerous family members.

The family apologizes if they missed any other family members.

Services are under the direction of the Hudson's Funeral Home of Lander. An online guest book is available at

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