Obituary of Tyler Roy Gilpin
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Tyler Roy Gilpin, age 30 of Santee, NE passed away unexpectedly at his home on Saturday, February 16, 2013. Funeral services will be 1:00 PM, Saturday, February 23, 2013 at the Oyate Oyanke Community Center, Santee, NE with Rev. Patricia White Horse Carda and Walter Cutts officiating. Burial will be in the Ponca Native Cemetery, Ponca Agency, rural Niobrara, NE. Visitations will begin at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, February 19, 2013 and continue until the time of service on Saturday. A prayer service will be held at 7:00 PM Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday evenings at the Oyate Oyanke Community Center, Santee. Opsahl-Kostel Funeral and Crematory, Yankton is in care of Tyler's arrangements. Tyler was born March 29, 1982 to Nathaniel and JoAnne (Red Owl) Gilpin in Creighton, NE. Tyler attended Santee Community School up to his senior year in 2000. He enjoyed his X Box, strategy games, shooting pool, and art (ex: lyrics of music he could recite many and reading poetry). He loved hanging out with his family and friends. He was a kind and loving person, especially when it came to his nieces and nephews. Tyler loved cooking and when it came to his nieces and nephews he always cooked for them. Those who will cherish his memory forever are his mom, JoAnne Gilpin of Santee, NE; his sisters: Nadine (Virgil) LaPointe of Columbus, NE, Michelle (Eugene) Saul, Jr. of Santee, NE, Tiffany Gilpin and her children of Santee, NE, and Josephine Gilpin and her children of Wisconsin; his brothers: Thomas (Trooper) (Deana) James, Jr., of Santee, NE, Travis Gilpin of Santee, NE, and Nathaniel (Nate) (Teresa) Gilpin, Jr. of Wisconsin; many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Tyler Gilpin, please visit Tribute Store
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