FORT HALL â€“ Keniliah Eldean Lou Morning Star Tindore went on her little journey into the spirit world on Thursday, April 4, 2013.
She was born to Regina Thorpe and Dylan Ross Tindore on April 4, 2013.
Although her time was very short here on this earth, she brought into our lives such love and joy. She touched our hearts dearly. We know the Creator will lovingly take care of her for us.
She is survived by her parents and maternal grandparents, Dessie Neaman Fonohema and Reginald Thorpe; paternal grandparents, LilliAnn Tindore-Wellington and Fred Nielson; great-grandparents; Eldean Pizoka Nielson, San Jose Calif. and Evelyn Dixey Surdam, Allen and Donna Tindore and Ramona Tindore Whitworth. She also leaves behind her brothers, Shone Ruben Wamblee and Tylan Dean Hoksila Tindore, twins Koby and Ashoni Thorpe; her sisters; Jordan, Micah, Jaykota Timbana. Other paternal grandparents include Allen â€śWinksâ€ť Tindore Jr., Debra Tindore, and Lisa Tindore Tacunan; uncles Storm Walker (Andreana) Tindore and Matthew, Hunter, Zander, and Stoney Nielson; aunt; RoseMary (Hal) Surdam. She is also survived by numerous aunts and uncles, cousins and other relatives.
Preceding Keniliah in death were her brother Jolon Reggie Thorpe; uncle Slade Friday Tindore; maternal great-grandparents, Joseph Frank and Myrtle Thorpe and Linford and Margaret Perdash Neaman; paternal great-grandparents, Alan Richard Tindore Sr., Fredrick Nielson, Donald Ed Surdam, William Tindore and Lillian Graham and Edison Dixey and Florence Kate Osborne. Baby Keniliah is also a descendant of R.W. Dixey and Hevadore Tindore.
A Native traditional tipi viewing and visitation were at the home of the great parents Allen and Donna Tindore, on Rio Vista Road, Sunday, April 7, 2013 with Darrell Tendoy conducting a prayer service.
On Monday, April 8, 2013, at 1 p.m., Franklin Devinney Jr. will conduct a family prayer in the tipi and also will do graveside services. Burial will be at 2 p.m. in the Cedars Cemetery on West Reservation Road, Fort Hall Reservation.
All home funeral arrangements are under the love and care of Keniliahâ€™s family.