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William H. 'Booey' Thunder

William H. "Booey" Thunder

Feb 19, 1978 - Dec 26, 2011
Funeral services for William H. "Booey" Thunder are at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 31, at Blue Sky Hall at Ethete. Bishop Kinner officiates. Interment follows at the Friday Cemetery west of Ethete.

A viewing will begin at 4 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 30, at Blue Sky Hall.

Mr. Thunder died at his home at Ethete on Monday, Dec. 26, 2011, at the age of 33.

William Huston Thunder was born at Ethete on Sunday, Feb. 19, 1978, the son of Elmer Sorrels, Jr., and Clara Thayer (Thunder.)

He married Andrea Willow on October 24, 2000.

Mr. Thunder was a life-long resident of the Wind River Indian Reservation.

He was of the Angelica Episcopal faith.

He worked in maintenance at the Lander Regional Hospital had worked at the Pizza Hut in Gillette.

His family said he enjoyed fixing electronics, fishing, cooking, barbequing, and spending time with his family and friends.

Survivors include his mother, Clara Louise Thunder; his companion, Marion Brown; his wife, Andrea Willow; his children, Gabriella Thunder, Asiah Bell, Antonio Willow, Billie Thunder, and Breanna Brown; brothers, Travis Thayer and his companion Lesa Trosper, Chief Thunder, Tremayne Thunder Sr. and his wife, Annette; special nephews, Dunnie Pongah and Jay Bell; sisters, Starla Sorrels, Tammi Pongah and her companion Hayes Goggles, Sherri C'Bearing and her husband Butch, Lisa Orpeza, and Missy Hill; nieces, Raine Hill, Muriel Friday, Christina Lott, Chasity Washington, LaTasha Smith, Nikki Perry, Jade Antelope, Shanece Thunder, Cleone Guina, Chanda Hill, and Stanleda Hill; nephews, Rondell Guina , Preston Schamp, Devin Schamp, WaKiza Thayen, Toorey and Crowchief Hill, Aaron Brannan, Ryan Thunder, Tremayne Thunder Jr., Sage Thunder, and Kent Carpenter Jr.; aunts, Valene Rever and Verna Thunder; uncle, Richard Thunder; numerous other nieces, nephews, cousins and grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Cleone Iron Thunder; aunt, Grace Schamp; uncle, Bill Thunder Jr.; brothers, Thane Thunder, Tony Brannan, and William Thunder III; grandfather, Bill Thunder Sr.

On-line condolences may be made at:

Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.