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Loren "Zindo" Dale Burke
Aug. 24, 1990-March 13, 2013
Loren "Zindo" Dale Burke, 22, of Shiprock, passed from this life on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 in Shiprock. He was born Aug. 24, 1990 in Shiprock.
Loren is survived by his children, Loren Raymond Dale Burke and Lorena Irene Marie Burke (Ashley Nockai); parents, Sheldon Dale and Norma Jean Burke; James and Vada Johnson; sisters, Sheila Denise Burke (John B. Lowe) and Stacy Dora Burke (Gabriel Begay Sr.); brother, Elijah Genesis Burke; aunties, Nellie John, of Kirtland, Lorraine Santistevan (Robbin), of Ignacio, Colo., Colleen Washington (Dale Sr.), of Mesa, Ariz., Earlinda Keeswood (James), of Shiprock and Berinda Rininger (Erick), of Mesa, Ariz.; uncles, Norman Hunt (Lula), of Shiprock, Marvin Hunt, of Shiprock, Raphael Sherman, of Shiprock, Michael Sherman (Virginia), of Upper Fruitland, Earl Burke and Alden Mescal, of Shiprock; nephews, Daniel, John and Gabriel; niece, Abbrielle Norene and numerous cousins and friends who all dearly loved him.
He was preceded in death by his cheii, Hoskie Hunt (maternal grandfather); Bernita Mescal (paternal grandmother); Marilyn Levi (Maternal Grandmother); Ronald Wilson (Uncle); Renita Etsitty, Darrell Shorthair, Jarrad Keeswood and Dale Washington Jr. (cousins).
Loren loved spending time with his children-Oonie and Princess. He enjoyed playing extreme paintballing and grilling-Barbequing with his family. He worked closely with his father and family as a drywaller. His favorite football team was the Oakland Raiders and Arizona Cardinals. Loren's humor and simplicity of life will be greatly missed.
A celebration of Loren's life will be 10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 19, at the Dineh Christian Center in Shiprock, with Pastor Freddy Hall officiating.
He will then be laid to rest in Shiprock Community Cemetery. Reception will follow.
Pallbearers are Elijah Burke, Marvin Hunt, Diego Mark, Lawrence Santistevan, Nicholas Santistevan, Vladimir Keeswood, Alden Mescal and Shain Mark.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Alister Keeswood Marcus (Quezz) Taylor, Darin (Bozz) Light, Brian Begaye, Joshua Jim Johnson, Austin Begay and all his close friends and family who loved him dearly.
Loren is in the care of Desert View Funeral Home, N. US Hwy 491 in Shiprock 505-368-4607.
Desert View Funeral Home of Shiprock
North U.S. Highway 491 Shiprock, NM 87420
Published in Farmington Daily Times from Mar. 16 to Mar. 23, 2013