(Note: This obituary was corrected, for the second time, by Long House Funeral Home on Friday, July 18.)
Valeria Ann Saunooke, 71, of Cherokee passed away on July 14, 2014. Valeria is the daughter of the late Anderson Saunooke and Stacey Powell Saunooke. Valeria is also preceded in death by brothers, Robert and Joesph Saunooke.
Valeria is survived by her children, Sherry Young, Robert “Bob” Price, Sophia Lequire and husband Bill, Stacey Washington and husband Josh all of Cherokee; brother, James “Jim” Saunooke; sister, Edna Goshorn; special friends, Mary McCoy and George Oocumma; Aunt, Sarah Bradley; grandchildren, Thomas (T.W.) Saunooke, Harley Young, Ashley Saunooke, Amanda Washington, Amber Price, Devan Price and Michelle Lequire; very special grandchildren, Loki “Abe” Raya and Jellen Bradley; great grandchildren, Tristan Blake, Breece Saunooke, Ceanna Saunooke, Tivan Saunooke, Walika Sexton and Zoe Phillips.
A visitation was held at the Cherokee Baptist Church on Thursday, July 17 until the hour of service on Friday, July18. Burial followed at the Saunooke Family Cemetery.