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Melissa Littlethunder

Melissa Littlethunder

Dec 25, 1964 - Jan 21, 2022
Graveside services for lifelong Wind River Indian Reservation resident, Melissa Candace Littlethunder, 57, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, January 28, 2022 at the Arapaho Catholic Cemetery. A Wake will be held at 5 p.m., Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at 390 Trout Creek Road. She passed away on January 21, 2022 at SageWest Hospital in Riverton, Wyoming.

Melissa was born on December 25, 1964, daughter of Dwight M. and Estelle M. (Duran) SunRhodes in Riverton, Wyoming. She attended the Arapaho School and worked as a CNA. She was active in the Northern Arapaho Sundance.

On April 4, 1981, Melissa married George Littlethunder.

Mrs. Littlethunder is survived by her sons, Thunder Littlethunder, Sr., George Littlethunder, III and Clifton Littlethunder; daughter, Estelle Ida Littlethunder; brothers, Damon Joseph SunRhodes and Gaylen Littleshield; sisters, Mary Ellen Pingree and Vianna Behan; 23 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, George Littlethunder, Jr.; Cheryl Eagle, Raymond Littlethunder, Thunder Littlethunder, Jr., Dwight Moody SunRhodes and Estelle Marie Duran-SunRhodes.

On-line condolences may be made to the family at

Arrangements under the direction of Davis Funeral Home.