June Faye Bear “KiWeTa”, 72

June Faye Bear “KiWeTa”, 72, of Tama, passed away Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at Sunny Hill Care Center in Tama. A Traditional Graveside Service will be held Friday, August 9, 2019 at 2:00 PM at the Meskwaki Cemetery on the Meskwaki Settlement with Larry Lasley Sr. as speaker. A Traditional Wake will be held Thursday evening, August 8, 2019 at the Eagle Clan Ceremonial Building on the settlement.

Survivors include her sons, Ralph Sanchez of Texas, Ty (LaVonne) Bear and Tyson (Lanie) Bear of Tama; step-daughters, Tonya Bear of Montour and Gayle Walker of Tama; step-sons, Leon M Bear Jr., Sean Bear, Jay Bear Sr. all of Montour; sister, Leona Davenport of Wright City, MO and 5 grandchildren and nieces and nephews, her traditionally adopted daughter, Candice Sanache of Tama; and many more family members and friends.

Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home, Tama-Toledo is assisting the family with the arrangements.