Darwin L. Thunder Jr.

Darwin Lee Thunder Jr., 1, of Keshena, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, June 28, 2016.

Darwin was born on Feb. 11, 2015, in Shawano, the son of Darwin L. Thunder Sr. and Onawa Wahsquonaikezhik. He was an outgoing little boy who was always smiling. He loved being outdoors, playing in the water and playing peek-a-boo with his family.

Darwin is survived by his mom and dad, Onawa Wahsquonaikezhik and Darwin L. Thunder Sr.; two sisters, Harmony Wahsquonaikezhik and KayceeLouise Thunder; his maternal grandparents, Ernest and Annette Wahsquonaikezhik; his paternal grandmother, Donna Thunder; his aunts and uncles, Cheyenne (John Miller Jr.) Wahsquonaikezhik, Shakoka (Phillip) Waupoose, Ramon Wahsquonaikezhik, Jesse (Caitlyn) Wahsquonaikezhik, Ernest (Taylor Chevalier) Wahsquonaikezhik, Kyle Thunder and Thomas Thunder.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Dewey Thunder Jr., and his uncle, Shawahossoway Wahsquonaikezhik.

Traditional services will be continue at the Zoar Ceremonial Building until the procession leaves for Zoar Burial Grounds on Friday, July 1, 2016. Martin Thunder and Marwin “Pete” Wynos will be the officiants.

Swedberg Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.