Myron Astsosie Begay Sr.


Myron Astsosie Begay Sr.
Born November 16, 1960
Died July 16, 2013

Myron was an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation and grew up in New Mexico, attended Haskell Indian College where he met Jo Ann Patrick, after college they married and started a family; they were married for 26 years.

Myron worked in the Tulalip Poker room for many years.
Myron passed away unexpectedly at his Tulalip home, he leaves behind his wife, Jo Ann; two aunts, Leta and Mary; brothers, Anthony Smith, Mike Smith, Robin Smith, Bernie Williams III and Francis Williams, Sr.; two sisters, Debbie and Carmelita; and his sons, Myron Begay, Jr., Nathan Begay, Daniel Begay, Sundance Begay, Eagle Begay. Myron and JoAnn opened their home to many of their sons’ friends, many they considered their kids as well.

Myron and JoAnn have two granddaughters, Dorothy Williams and Patricia Alice Begay Contraro.

Services will be held at Schaefer Shipman funeral home. A Viewing will be held Thursday, July 18, 2013 at 6 p.m. with Services on Friday, July 19, 2013 at 8 a.m. Final resting place at Tulalip cemetery.