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Ty Wolfname

Ty Wolfname

Mar 31, 1988 - Aug 31, 2019
Ty. Wolfname,”Nei’iiNo’Wut B’enoo” (Swimming Turtle) 31, of Riverton passed away on Saturday, August 31, 2019, in Lander. A rosary will be recited at 7:00 pm on Thursday, September 5, 2019, at Davis Funeral Home. A rosary and wake will be held on Friday, September 6, 2019, at 1527 Elmwood Drive starting at 7:00 pm. The funeral service will be at 10:00 am on Saturday, September 7, 2019, at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church with burial at Blackburn Cemetery.

Ty Wil Wolfname was born on March 31, 1988 in Riverton, WY to Mona Deidre Blackburn and Gary Wolfname He was an enrolled member of the Northern Arapaho Tribe and Northern Cheyenne and was a descendant of Chief Dull Knife and the Native American Church.

He lived in many different areas including, Laramie, Fremont, CA, Phoenix, AZ, Rapid City, SD, Pennsylvania, and Riverton, WY.

Ty was talented as an artist and writing music. He loved to draw, read, keep up on Facebook, being adventurous, and running, which he was very fast. His family said he was smooth with the ladies, another talent he had. He was lost without his phone. Always had the house phone before cell phones existed.

He is survived by his mother, Mona Blackburn; grandmother, Ruby Blackburn; ;brothers, Jakota Wolfname, Sterling Wolfname, and Garrett Blackburn; sister, Dawn Buffalo; and numerous other members of the Blackburn family and Wolfname family.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Edward and Shirley Blackburn; grandparents, Martha and Wilbur Wolfname;aunts and uncles, Gary Blackburn, Perry Blackburn, and Yvette Blackburn.

On-line condolences may be made to the family at

Services under the direction of Davis Funeral Home.