Rev. Wallace Ahkeah passed away January 1, 2021 at the Shiprock Hospital.
He is survived by his daughters Verna Lopez of Towaoc, CO and Vanessa Martinez of Cortez, CO; grandchildren, Chelsea HighElk, Cortez, Kelsea (Birdy) Jacket, Towaoc, and Wallace Summa, Towaoc; and 8 great-grandchildren.
Surviving siblings include brothers, Arnold Ahkeah, Grand Junction, CO, Sammy Ahkeah, Shiprock NM, and Roger Ahkeah, Shiprock NM; and sisters, Rita Cornfield, Cortez, CO and Arlene Lee of Shiprock. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his wife Annie Ahkeah; parents Father Willie Ahkeah and mother Eula Ahkeah; brothers, Curtis Scott, David Scott and Donald Ahkeah; and sister Mary Ann Yazzie.
Services were handled through Desert View Funeral Home in Shiprock.
Published in The Journal on Jan. 7, 2021.