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Ervin Peshlakai

November 21, 1935 — September 12, 2017

Funeral Services for Ervin Peshlakai, Sr. 81 of Crownpoint, New Mexico will be held on Saturday-September 16, 2017-10:00 AM at St. Paul's Catholic Parish. Burial will follow at the Crownpoint Community Cemetery. Pastor Darryl McCullough will officiate.



Ervin was born on November 21, 1935 in Crownpoint, New Mexico and he passed away on September 12, 2017 in Crownpoint, New Mexico.



He lived in Crownpoint all of his life and attended public school in Crownpoint and Rehoboth Mission School.



He was a loving brother, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He dedicated 36 years working as a Realty Specialist in Easter Navajo BIA Agency, in the Crownpoint and Window Rock Offices. He was awarded an Achievement Award for his services as a Reality Specialist.



He enlisted in the US Navy on November 16, 1953 and served on the U.S.S. Hopewell Destroyer during the Korean Conflict, operating with Korean and Nationalist Chinese Ships. He was given and Honorable Discharge.



He leaves behind his companion: Lucille Dyer; Daughters: Teresa Morgan of Crownoint, NM, Barbara A. Naise of Rocksprings, NM and Kim Peshlakai of Farmington, NM; Sons: Eugene Peshlakai of Pagosa Springs, Co. Gabriel Peshlakai of Mesa, AZ, Samuel Peshlakai of Denver, Co and Ervin Peshlakai, Jr. of Crownpoint, NM; Brother: Emerson Peshlakai of Mesa, AZ and Sister: Bea Woodward of Continental Divide, NM; 22 Grandchildren and 21 Great Grandchildren.



He is preceded in death by his Parents: Sue (Sandoval) Peshlakai and Sam Peshlakai; Brothers: Hugh Peshlakai, Herman Peshlakai, Steven Peshlakai and Harold Cayaditto.



Pallbearers will be: Eugene Peshlakai, Gabriel Peshlakai, Samuel Peshlakai, Ervin Peshlakai, Jr., Shannon Peshlakai and Byron Charlee.



A reception will be held after the burial at the St. Pauls Catholic Church Hall.
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