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Sixkiller, Jess Allen
Jess Allen Sixkiller, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, passed away September 25, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. He was 78 years old. Jess was the first American Indian detective with the Chicago Police Dept. and has spent his life as a Warrior advocating for the rights of Urban Indians. He is the beloved husband of Tammy Sixkiller, and father to Ellen Sixkiller (deceased), Janell Sixkiller, Jess Sixkiller Jr., and Sue Sixkiller. He has 6 grandchildren, Shannon, Thunder, Shaundeen, Tsali, Sampson and Scott and 1 great-grandchild, Raine. A wake will be held Friday, Oct. 2, 2015 from 6-10 PM at the Heard Museum, 2301 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004. Graveside services and interment will be Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015 at 7 AM at the Squawbush Cemetery, District 1, Blackwater, Gila River Indian Community. Arrangements by Bunker's Garden Chapel.

Published in The Arizona Republic on Oct. 2, 2015
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