FORT HALL — Kyle Davis Dixey, 27, of Fort Hall, Idaho, began his spiritual journey, Thursday, July 12, 2018, due to a sudden illness in Pocatello, Idaho.
He was born February 1, 1991 to Julie Johnnie Edmo and Dennis Dixey in Blackfoot, Idaho.
Kyle spent most of his life in Fort Hall where he attended the following schools: Fort Hall Head Start, Donald D. Stalker Elementary, Blackfoot Sixth Grade School, Mountain View Middle School, Blackfoot High School, he later obtained his GED from Idaho State University.
Kyle had various jobs through GEM State Staffing where he worked as a landscaper and various other labor positions. He also was on camp crew for wildland firefighting.
Kyle enjoyed several hobbies consisting of drawing, watching T.V., playing video games, hanging out with family and friends and listening to music. He also went salmon fishing with family. Growing up his nickname was “Izee” a name given to him by his brother, Dallon.
Kyle was preceded in death by his companion of 11 years Tonya Anderson; maternal great grandparents, Willie Frank & Laura Mae Bill Johnnie, Eugene Pohipe & Annie Sadegant Pohipe; maternal grandfather, Wilford W. Johnnie Sr.; paternal great grandparents, Charlie & Marie Washakie Teton, Richard B. & Mary Edmo Dixey; paternal grandmother, Norma Faye Teton and grandmother Audrey Harrison; Uncles, Freddy Johnnie, Wilford “Porkie” Johnnie Jr., Tony Ynostrosa; Aunt Zedora Galvan, and brother, Dallon Dixey.
Kyle is survived by his parents, Dennis Dixey and Julie Johnnie (Will) Edmo of Blackfoot, Idaho; his brother, Johnny (Davina) Shay of Fort Hall; his sisters, Wyola Dixey and Vashni Weiser both of Fort Hall, Idaho, Chrissy Hill of Blackfoot, Idaho, and Alena Dixey of San Diego, Calif.; Dallon’s daughter, Natalie Dixey of Blackfoot, Idaho; paternal grandfather, Richard Dickie Dixey; maternal grandmother, Rosalean Pohipe Johnnie of Blackfoot, Idaho, along with numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Kyle was taken to his mother Julie Johnnie Edmo’s residence on Blackhawk Road, Blackfoot, Idaho Saturday, July 14, 2018, for viewing until time of burial. Prayer services were at her residence Sunday, July 15, 2018 at 6 p.m. Traditional burial services were Monday, July 16, 2018 at 2 p.m. where he was laid to rest at the Sand Hill Cemetery, Fort Hall, Idaho.
Kyle’s family is under the care of the Hawker Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.hawkerfuneralhome.com.
Elaine Ramsey McKean
BANNOCK CREEK — Elaine Eloise Ramsey McKean, 67, passed on July 10, 2018 in Pocatello, Idaho because of an extended illness.
She was born October 30, 1950 in Bannock Creek where she has been residing. She was married but later divorced to Whitney McKean Jr.
She went to American Falls schools and in 1965; she joined Job Corps and went to Excelsior Springs, Missouri. She also attended UTTC in Bismarck, North Dakota where she graduated in office work. She enjoyed beadwork and her church was Native American Church. She also was a foster parent she retired herself.
She enjoyed handgames all over, Utah, Colorado, Washington, Oregon, Montana, Wyoming and Canada (where she enjoyed the Northern Lights at Frog Lake). She made a lot of friends, while in her travels, some called her mom, auntie and grandma, which left her with a smile. She enjoyed traveling until she got too sick to travel as much as she used to. Another habit was bingo and the casino. If you couldn’t find her anywhere, you’re sure to find her in the casino saying, “damn or one more time!!”
The ones who always gave her a hug and acknowledge her are: Amanda, Evan and Justin Jackson, Delvin Tom, Darnel Browning, Tommy Jay, Richmond Pohipe, Shohn Dunn, Mitch Piper, Nolan Yupe, Jacob Yupe, Eric Wahtomy, Virgil Trujillo, Gabby Wahtomy, Sherman Poog, Lee Juan Tyler, Layla Tyler, Kelston, Sheldon and Devin Buckskin, Julius and Carmella Wildcat.
Elaine is survived by her children, Brandon McKean and Brenda McKean, adopted daughter Wanda McKean while she was an infant. She is survived by her grandchildren Montehausen, Ambrea, Jackelyn, Finlyn, Cassie, Mary, Ollyanna (Lollipop), Isaac and Olyvr Pongah, Dallas, Logan, K’Sean, Calvin. Sister Lillian Jackson and cousin Rose Johnnie. She had numerous nieces and nephews and grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her daughter Wineva McKean, mother Bertha Tom, McDermitt, Nevada, and father Frank Ramsey. Maternal side-Annie Humpy and Charlie Tom. Paternal side-Jimmy and Tazerika Sadigant. Brothers-Calvin Ramsey, Finley Ramsey, Vernal Ramsey and Baby Ramsey. Sisters-Ethelyn Ramsey and Mabeline Ramsey.
Funeral services were Saturday on July 14, 2018 at the Bannock Creek Cemetery. Thanks to Darnel Browning, Delvin Tom and Dude Perry for all you have done for our Mom, Grandmother and Aunt.