Melanie Marie Lonetree

Melanie Marie Lonetree

Melanie Lonetree, age 24, of Gallup, New Mexico, walked on, Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at her home.

Funeral services were held on Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 1:00 P.M. at the Native American Church in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin. Burial was held at Spring Grove Cemetery in Wisconsin Dells.

There will be a Lantern Ceremony in Honor of Melanie, held on Saturday, January, 20, 2018 at the Gallup Catholic School a 6:00 p.m. A reception will be held prior to the Lantern Ceremony.

Melanie was born October 21, 1993 in Fort Defiance, AZ, the daughter of Vincent and Doracita (Dineyazhe) Lonetree. She attended Gallup Catholic School and Central High School in Gallup. She looked forward to attending UNM Gallop Branch. She loved spending time with her friends, especially her nephew, Ryley. She enjoyed cooking and was an exceptional cook. She also enjoyed watching Netflix movies, traveling, hunting and fishing.

Melanie is survived by her mother, Doracita Lonetree; brothers, Ryan Lonetree and Drew Lonetree; nephew, Ryley Vincent Lonetree; sister, Melissa Lonetree and her favorite aunt, Elizabeth Isaac, whom she loved very much. She was preceded in death by her father, Vincent Lonetree; her maternal grandparents, Johnny Sr. and Sallie Dineyazhe and her paternal grandmother, Noral Lonetree.