Rotisha Rose Herrald, Kimimila Was’te Wi “Good Butterfly Woman,” age 30, of Vernal, passed away September 19, 2022, in Denver, Colorado.
She was born October 1, 1991, in Roosevelt, to Andrew Wade Herrald and June Marie Gardner.
Rotisha was an outgoing and always smiling person who enjoyed attending Pow Wows, taking selfies, cooking and playing sports. She was an avid Denver Broncos fan. She loved her family and her dog, Sugar Bear.
Rotisha is survived by her son, Aldred Herrald; her father, Andrew Herrald; mother, June Gardner; siblings, Jerret Manning, Andrew Manning, ShaLeen & Shareen Herrald; grandparents, Gilbert Gardner, Julia Morrison, Maxine LaRose, Patricia Shoyo, Evalita Shoyo, Marita Stacey, Melvin Redcap, Sr., Robert (Michelle) Redcap, Sr., Aradonna Haman; aunts and uncles, Mary Gardner Villegas, Leana Copperfield, Jennifer Cesspooch, Laurie Patterson, Vance (Marie) Gardner, Todd Large, Latisha Keyaanie, Doreen Colorow, JoAnna & Cesar Rodriguez, Drew Herrald, Samantha Herrald, Allison Herrald, Vickie Kimble, Jim Bob Morrison; cousins, Demetrious Johnson, Jearmy Johnson, Alysha & Autumn Martinez, Efrain Morrison, Israel & Alejandro Rodriguez, AlyAuna, Rhealena, Juliaesa, & Genavie Rodriguez and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by grandparents, Cheryl Redcap, Victor Herrald Sr., Yvonne Curry, Estina Sanchez, Lenore Shoyo, Linda Shoyo, Joann Hurtado, Carmalita Jack, Alta Appenay, Katherine Redcap, Vicky Gardner, Alvin Longhair, Robert Jack, Sr., Isabelle Chapoose; Willard Gardner Sr., Carver Redcap, Andrew Shoyo, Chuck Shoyo, Frank Shoyo; brother, Terix Manning; sister, Shayla Manning; great-grandparents, Lottie Shoyo, Victor Gardner, Sr.; aunts and uncles, April Gardner, Michael “Tiny” Gardner, Lucas Gardner, Jessie James Morrison, Victor Herrald, Jr., Victor Large, Lester “Chachee” Chapoose, Michelle Gardner, Mathew McGill, Antonia Carlos; and many other relatives.
Traditional services will be held on October 1, 2022, at Gilbert Gardner's residence on Whiterocks Road from sunrise to 12:00 noon with viewing and lunch beginning at 10:00 a.m. There will be a wake at Gilbert's home after 4:00 p.m. on Friday.
Burial will be in the John Harmes Cemetery in Whiterocks.