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Kobe J. Hiwalker-Killsnight “Hohnoka” Contrary was taken home Jan. 4, 2019 into the loving arms of his mother who he missed very much. Born Sept. 14, 2001 to the late Naomi Killsnight and Terry Hiwalker. He grew up in the Lame Deer area and loved to play video games and hang out with friends. Kobe was recently going to follow his mom’s footsteps and attend the Montana Youth Challenge Program. He was looking forward to this adventure. Kobe is a direct descendent of Chief Killsnight, Chief Little Wolf and Chief Dull Knife. In Kobe’s younger years he was a very hyper and crazy kid that was always getting into mischief. As he got older he became a very respectful and helpful young man. Always greeted with a “What’s up” or “What up Doe” he really missed his mother and often cried for her; now he is in her loving arms. His aunties, uncles and grandpas loved to tease and laugh with Kobe on a regular basis. Kobe enjoyed cruising the hills and loved the game of basketball. He loved hanging out with his bros. In his final months of his life he loved to spend time with his girlfriend Shaneka Bixby who he adored and loved very much.

Proceeding in death: Mother Naomi Killsnight; Grandpa Martin Killsnight; Grandmas: Hazel Killsnight, Dolly Hiwalker, Claudine Cano, Colleen Killsnight, Valinda Pine, Roberta Pine; Uncles: MJ Killsnight, Marko Lopez, Amos Whiteman Conja Whiteman; Aunties: Julia Stump.

Survived By: Father Terry Hiwalker; Brothers: Koda, Klyde and Kloudyn Hiwalker; Sister: Karlene Hiwalker; Adopted Brother: Cyrell Whitewolf; Adopted Sister: Tamia Two Moons; Grandparents: Marvin Killsnight Sr and Laretha Pine, Max and Lavanda Hiwalker III, Eric Killsnight Sr. Nadine Yellowhair, Event Lopez, Alan and Rebekah Blackwolf, Kim Hiwalker, Larry Hiwalker, Carlene and Lew Headswift, Almeda Stretches, Charlene Knight; Great-Grandparents: Max Hiwalker Jr. Germaine Brady; Uncles: Emmanual Pine, Marvin Jr, Andrew Quiroz, Dennis Killsnight, Durran, Darren, Devin Yellowhair, Eric Jr, Delane Killsnight, Keimo, Eli Lopez, Devon (Victoria) Redcloud, Alonzo, Alan Blackwolf Jr, Josiah, Lupe Cano., Max IV (Katrina), Jeremy Sr., Chontay, Kris, Mahayol Hiwalker, Brett, Shawn Jones, Gareth Headswift; Aunties: Lashawna, Marlee, Cheyenne Killsnight, Alannah, Nia Blackwolf, Darian, Darcia and Dezirae Yellowhair, Consuelo Lopez, Heather, Maria, Tara Killsnight, Alicia, Chenona Cano. Tish (Eric Jr), Koko (Larry), Trudee (Jeremy Killsnight), OnnaBelle, Ky, Sheila, Crystal, Leshawnda, Justea Hiwalker, Desarae Little Coyote, Shanyell Headswift, Thomasine Hardground, Chas Bryant; Mother In-Law Reanna Two Moons; Grandmother-In-Law Tiny (Wilma) Two Moons; and Cousins, too numerous to name but he loved each and every one of them; Girlfriend Shaneka Bixby.

Bros: Cyrell, Kris, Joey, Montana, Tandon, Tanyon, Brandon, Eli, Jayshaun, Alijah, Shawna, James, Roy, Tamia, Gage, Isaac, Thomas G, Thomas W, Emellio, Darren YH, Darren A, Preston, Robert, Jalen, Terrel, Jeffery, Kymani, Quincy, Kaisha, Tashia.

A Traditional Wake will be Friday, Jan. 11, 2019 at 7 p.m., at the Lame Deer Mennonite Church. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019 at the Allen Rowland Gymnasium in Lame Deer. Burial will follow in the Killsnight Family Cemetery in Lame Deer. Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home have been entrusted with the arrangements. To leave condolences for the family, visit our website at

We’re all going to miss you, Kobe J. Killsnight fly high and be happy with your Mom now. Dad will always love you. Watch over us and your brothers and sister.

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