Tommy Ray Kuebler

Funeral services for Towaoc resident Tommy Ray Kuebler will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 18, at Ertel Memorial Chapel with Pastor Fred Smith officiating. Interment will follow at Cortez Cemetery.

Visitation was Monday afternoon at the Ertel Chapel.

Tommy was born April 21, 1972, in Towaoc to Raymond Wells Kuebler and Angela Wing. Tommy was raised by Thomas and Nedra (Wells) Kuebler. He passed away at Northern Navajo Medical Center in Shiprock, N.M. on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, at the age of 40.

Quiet and unassuming, Tommy was known to be a gentle, nice man who got along with everyone. He was particularly fond of cats and dogs.

Surviving Tommy are his father, Raymond Kuebler of Towaoc; his mother, Angela Wing of Towaoc; his siblings, Amanda Mahkewe and husband Burt of Fort Duchesne, Utah, Raymond Kuebler Jr. and Brian McCook both of Towaoc, Kerri Sarracino and husband Arnold of Cortez, and Raelina Kuebler of Towaoc. Also surviving Tommy are his aunts, Glenda Whiteskunk of Towaoc, Ella McCook of Ignacio, Colo., Norine Silas of Towaoc, and Juanita Plentyholes of Towaoc; and two uncles, Donald Kuebler of Ignacio, and Rick Wells of Towaoc.

Services are under the direction of Ertel Funeral Home. For further information or to send condolences, log on to and click on the obituary section.