Lucy Spotted Eagle, 67, passed away on September 11, 2021 in Las Vegas, NV. Lucy was born on May 11, 1954 in Texas to Martin Ibanez and Paula Villareal. She married Leroy Spotted Eagle on February 9, 1971 in Las Vegas, NV.
Lucy loved her grandchildren and was their biggest supporter, often attending their sport games and other interests. She assisted her husband in coaching football and cheerleading for many years. She also loved passing on the traditions of her culture, and taking her family to PowWows and the Native American Church. She was very talented and loved doing beadwork. She was involved in working with the Southern Paiute Veteran’s Association. She was known for her positive attitude and was “real as heck”.
Lucy is survived by her son, Chris Spotted Eagle and Lance (Jamie) Anderson; her grandchildren, Breanna, Sidnee, Jerzi, Tobyas, Tyelar, Stowick, and Lennox; her great-grandson, Kaias; her sisters, Diane Hovietz, Maria Mason, and Melba Anderson; her brother-in-laws, Lamar Anderson and Greg Anderson; her sister-in-law, Linda Linero, and a large extended family.
Viewing services will be held on Saturday, September 18, 2021 at 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. at the Moapa Band of Paiutes Tribal Center on 1 Lincoln, Moapa, NV, with Funeral Services to start at 2:00 p.m., and a Traditional Sing at sundown. Interment will follow at sunrise at the Moapa Tribal Cemetery. The Funeral will be live-streamed at 2:00 p.m. at Lucy Spotted Eagle Memorial Facebook Group. The family invites you to leave a message or memory in their Guest Book at www.moapavalleymortuary.com.
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