Velma Jane Sireech

August 10, 1946 — January 20, 2019

Velma Jane Sireech

    Velma Jane Colorow Sireech, age 72, of Myton, passed away January 20, 2019 at her home.
    Velma was born August 10, 1946 in Ft. Duchesne to Everett Hewitt and Melba Rita Accawanna Colorow.  She married Linwood Valentino Sireech on July 26, 1963.  He died October 16, 1993.
    Velma was a very talented, her sewing, beading, and fry bread was made to perfection.  She loved her family and delighted in all of them, but especially her grandchildren.   She was a member of the Native American Church, was a traditional Bear Dancer, and loved attending the Pow Wow.  
    She was a loving mother and homemaker, Velma was a remarkable cook and enjoyed preparing meals for her family and friends, most especially fry bread, tortillas and biscuits.  For many years leading up to her passing, she was a member of the Presbyterian Church and an active member in the Myton Ute Community.  
    She is survived by her children, Nonie Rose Sireech, Valentina Rita (Arnold Morris) Sireech, Judd V. (Rena Primo) Sireech, grandchildren that she raised, Victoria (Julian Marquez) McCook, Raven Snowman, Lyndsey (Sy Collins) Serawop, other special grandchildren, Grizzly Arnold, Wolfgang Arnold Morris, Isabella Marquez, Gabriella Marquez and one more on the way.  She is also survived by her siblings, Everett (Mary) Colorow, Loretta (Duane) Burchick, Eloise (Clint) Ledbetter, Freda (Roderick) Groves, Robert Colorow, Camille (Albert Warren) Appawora, Lynn Appawora, and Henry Appawora.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Linwood, daughter, Suzette Sireech, grandson, Anthony Chavez, brothers, Nelson Colorow, and Arbin Colorow.
    Funeral services held Friday, January 25, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the Myton Community Building.  A wake will be held after 4:00 p.m. on Thursday at her
    Burial in the Myton Cemetery.
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