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Gallup Independent 12-07-01
Dinah M. Yazza
SAWMILL, Ariz. - Services for Dinah Yazza
, 61, will be held at 1 p.m., Monday, Dec. 3 at the Good Shepherd Church
, Fort Defiance, Ariz.
died Nov. 29 in Fort Defiance.She
was born Aug. 18, 1940 in Sawmill into the Edge of Water for the Tobacco People Red Running into the Water. Yazza
attended Sawmill Day School Primary and Elementary
, Fort Wingate Junior High, high school in Anadarko, Okla. and St. Joseph College, Albuquerque
was employed as Dorm Attendent at the Tohatchi BIA School
and as a Community Development worker for Sawmill, Ariz.She worked for General Dynamics and later as a telephone operator for Navajo
Communications, where she
retired from.She was a council member for the ECN Council for the Episcopal Church,
hobbies included sewing, baking and puzzles.
Survivors include her
son, Melvin S. Yazza of Tempe, Ariz.; daughters, Lynnette R. Etsitty of Fort Defiance, Ariz., Lisa H.