Obituary: Tamsye M. O’Dell Of Nambe Pueblo


Obituary: Tamsye M. O’Dell Of Nambe Pueblo

Tamsye M. O’Dell, 78, a resident of Nambe Pueblo, passed away peacefully following a short battle with cancer on Sunday, December 27, 2015. She was preceded in death by her sister, Ruth Cantrell; grandson, Roland Kaskalla.

Tamsye is survived by her children, Lela Kaskalla and husband Roderick, Mary “Roni” Romero, Diana Martinez and husband Andrew, Eddie “Edo” Romero, Steven Romero and wife Josephine; sisters, Iwannah Bonnaha, Anna Lea Duncan; brothers, Fred Green Jr., and Floyd Paul “Bobby” Green; grandchildren, Kayla, Taya, Leah, Ryan, Anthony, Alicia, Amanda, Armando, Justin, Isabella, Vincent, and Donovan; great-grandchildren, Marcus, Carlos, Alex, Matthew, Oliver, Mia, Jackson, Joseph and Germaine; special friend, Ida Ballou and numerous other relatives and friends.

Memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 2, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. in the Sangre de Cristo Chapel of DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory. “She will forever live in the hearts of her children and grandchildren”.

Reception to follow Memorial Service at Nambe Pueblo Senior Center. Any food donations can to be taken to the Senior Center prior to service.


The family of Tamsye M. O’Dell has entrusted the care of their loved one to the DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Española Valley.