SHIPROCK, NM- The family of Sam Valdez a Veteran of US Army is requesting for a funeral escort. Valdez served in the Army during WWII, 31st Division. Recipient of the Asiatic/ Pacific Campaign Medal. He was patriotic and proudly served his Country and Dine people.
Sam was the last elder Veteran in Blanco Canyon where he lived. Sam was a well known rancher in the surrounding communities and he loved his tractor and being out amongst his animals.
Funeral Date: Saturday, January 13, 2018
Staging Location: Desert View Funeral Home Shiprock, NM at 7:30AM
KSU: Promptly at 8:00AM
Destination: OASIS CHURCH, 1601 N. Dustin Ave., Farmington, NM
Route: Hwy 64 to Farmington – Apache Street to Auburn Street them onto Oasis Church.
On behalf of Navajo Hopi Honor Riders we send our sincerest condolences to the family during this difficult time. Thank you for your service sir and God speed.