Jessica Mae Stump
December 17, 1984 – November 13, 2015
FORT HALL — "Earth Woman," age 30, of Fort Hall, Idaho, passed away following an auto accident on Friday, November 13, 2015.
She was born on December 17, 1984 in Pocatello, Idaho to Calvin Jesse and Roanna (Buckskin) Stump.
Jessica began school at Tyhee Elementary and then went to Hawthorne Jr. High and then graduated from Highland High School. Due to her health issues, Jessica was not expected to be able to have children, however, she was blessed to have a son, Kylen Anthony Stump. She dearly loved her son and her life partner, Garrett Osborne.
Jessica was more than life, always cheerful and loved to talk. She loved life. Her most happy time in her life was when her son began to sing traditional round dance songs with his uncles and the drum group, Ghost Canyon Singers. She was so proud of the boys and her son for being able to be a part of the group. She loved being around the elders. She enjoyed helping them. She was a member of the Native American Church.
Jessica passed away with Garrett who was in the same accident. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Flora and Presley Buckskin and Alvin Buckskin; uncles, Gardell Buckskin and Tyson Stump; aunts, Cheryl Stump and Irenice Buckskin; great grandparents, Florence Denny Standingrock and Pat Stump, Edith Chief Goesout and Charles Writingbird; Charles and Grace Ponzo Buckskin, Nannie and Emily Miller Chedehop. Jessica was a direct descendant of Chief Taghee who signed the treaty for the Shoshone Bannock Tribe and Chief Bigbear who was the Chief of the Cree Nation.
Jessica is survived by her parents, Roanna and Calvin Stump; son, Kylen; brother, Noah Fred (Joann); nephew, Cedar Stump; her other mother, JoElla Tindore; grandparents, Videl and Ruby Stump; uncles, Clifford Buckskin (Angie), Douglas Buckskin, Wayland Buckskin, Aaron Buckskin (Julie), Videl Stump Jr., Ruben Stump, Anthony Standingrock, Victor Nomee (Fray); aunts, Loreen Chavez, Vidella Corcoran, Dawn Stump, Florencine Stump (Arnold), Marva Sunchild (Darrin), Marlow Stump and many other loving family members; as well as other grandparents Delthea Smith, Aurelia Moemberg, Wilma Amboh, Denise Peshlakai, Lenora Hall (Fernando) and Kilburn Buckskin.
A viewing was Saturday, November 14 beginning at 2 p.m. at her home on North Hawthorne Rd. Burial was Monday, November 16 at 1 p.m. at the Gibson Cemetery. She was buried next to her grandmother, Flora Buckskin.
Arrangements were under the care of Downard Funeral Home, 241 North Garfield Ave., Pocatello, Idaho.
Garrett L. Osborne
FORT HALL — Garrett L. Osborne, 25, passed away, Friday, November 13, 2015 from injuries in a vehicle accident.
Garrett was an enrolled member of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of the Fort Hall Indian Reservation. He was born January 13, 1990 in Pocatello, Idaho to Gifferd Osborne and Michelle Siow.
He lived on the Fort Hall Reservation all his life. He attended Fort Hall Elementary in his early years and graduated from Highland High School.
He worked for the Buffalo Horn Grill for two years as a cook and was promoted to supervisor.
Garrett sang with his brothers and family with the Ghost Canyon drum group and loved to travel on the powwow trail.
Garrett and his companion Jessica Stump passed away in the same vehicle accident. He helped raised her child, Kylen Stump.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Jameslynn Osborne, his grandfather, James Osborne Jr., great-grandfather Leonard Edmo, great grandmother Faye Tindore Edmo, cousin, Kristen Menta; and paternal grandfather, Vernon Siow.
He is survived by his parents, Gifferd (Rachel) Osborne, his mother, Michelle Siow, brother Simon L. Osborne, Fort Hall; sisters Page L. Osborne Owyhee, Nevada, Jessica Schmidt of Blackfoot and Tay’a Osborne of Fort Hall; nephew, James Glenn Osborne; paternal grandmother, Norma Osborne and maternal grandmother, Elizabeth Siow, aunt, Kimberly Osborne, cousins Lou Osborne, Clyde Osborne, niece Wappii Osborne all of Fort Hall.
Garrett was taken to Norma Osborne’s residence on Ellsworth Road, November 14, 2015, in Fort Hall, Idaho and remained there until traditional burial services at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at Gibson Cemetery.
Arrangements are under the direction of the family.