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Family members of 64-year-old Ying Yang, a member of the Hmong community mourn her death during a Shaman funeral service held at Horan & McCarty Funeral Home in Thornton, Colo., on Friday, May 20, 2005. Yang, of Westminster, was murdered while collecting aluminum cans at an apartment complex near I-70 and Pecos last Friday. The Shaman funeral will be conducted everyday throughout the weekend concluding Monday with an oral history of Yang's life and the playing of ritual instruments by Shaman musicians Txiv Qeej. The Txiv Qeej musicians play a series of ritual songs intent on leading the spirit to the after life. (RODOLFO GONZALEZ/ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS) **

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