Prayer service for Junior Shendo, 63, of Mescalero was held Monday, September 16, at 6:00 P.M. in the Mescalero Reformed Church where the funeral service was held on Tuesday, September 17, at 11:00 AM. Burial followed at the Shendo Family Cemetery.
Junior passed away Thursday, September 12, 2013 at Mescalero, he was born April 21, 1950 at Mescalero and had lived there all of his life. He had been Educational Director for the Mescalero Apache Tribe. He married Pansy Cansler on April 18, 1970 at Mescalero.
He is survived by his wife, Pansy; children, Gabriel Joseph Shendo, Jennifer Shendo Baker, Rhiannon Shendo Skaggs, Cassie Shendo Frizzell, and Bryan Joseph Shendo; brother, Jess C. Shendo; sister, Lenora M. Shendo; 10 grandchildren, and 4 great grandchildren.
Condolences be sent to the family at www.lagroneruidoso.com.