Elliott Wayne ScabbyRobe, Sr., age 58, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, at the Browning hospital in Browning, Mont. Services were held at the family home.
Elliott was born Dec. 18, 1961, in Browning to the late Joseph ScabbyRobe and Audrey Whitegrass. Elliott graduated from Chemawa Indian School in 1981. He became a father at a young age and welcomed his daughter Amy in 1983. He was traveling from pow wow to pow wows, doing what he loved.
In his young life in Browning, Elliott played basketball, rode horses at Starr School with his cousins rounding up cattle and enjoyed rodeos. He enjoyed attending pow wows, traveling with Blacklodge and being with relatives every summer. Elliott began to firefight after he got out of high school. He met a lot of people throughout Indian country, while hitch hiking.
He found his wife Kathy ScabbyRobe in the summer of 1991 and the two got married in 1992. Soon after they got married, they welcomed their son Elliott Wayne ScabbyRobe, Jr. in 1994, and daughters Jonae Vesta in 1996 and the baby Antonice Zizi in 2002. Elliott and Kathy made their lives in Lapwai, Idaho.
Elliott is survived by his siblings Kenny ScabbyRobe, JoeSam ScabbyRobe, Toolee Kickingwoman, Wanda Frank, Lucky Whitegrass; Amy ScabbyRobe, daughter; Elliott ScabbyRobe Jr., son; Jonae ScabbyRobe and Antonice ScabbyRobe, daughters; along with numerous nieces, nephews, and his grandkids. Elliott was so proud of all his kids. Anyone who knew him, knew he would always talk about his kids.
He was preceded in death by his siblings Dilly Whitegrass, Michael ScabbyRobe, Holly ScabbyRobe. Emily ScabbyRobe and Darryl Homegun.
Happy Birthday Elliott.