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Apr 8, 2012 - Staff
Irene Pingree, a resident of Morning Star Manor at Fort
Washakie, died Sunday, March 25, 2012, at Lander Regional Hospital.
She was 80 years old.
Traditional American Indian services were Tuesday, March 27, at her home on Trout Creek, with Darwin Niedo officiating.
Interment was Wednesday, March 28, at Sacajawea Cemetery.
Irene Hill was born Sept. 11, 1931, in Fort Washakie, the daughter of Hunting and Viola (Barney) Hill.
She is survived by a daughter, Adrienne Dunlap and husband Thomas and their daughters, Tetona Dunlap, Michelle Dunlap and Juniper Dunlap; son Chester Pingree Jr., and his companion Vicky Giles and his son Antonie Pingree, Robert Pingree, Ross Giles, James Pingree and his wife Mary Ellen, their sons, Willow, Uziel, Joseph, their daughter, Kelly; son John Pingree and wife Kelly, their sons, Austin, Aaron their daughters Amber Cochran, Alyla Pingree, his daughter Trish Aragon and her husband Dwayne; nine great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; brothers Williard Ballard and his wife Vida; sisters Mildred Weeks, Pansy St. Clair, Katherine Shake-speare and Zethel Nephi; numerous great-grandnieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter Antoinette Pingree; grandson John Pingree Jr.; brothers Ernest Hill, Herman Hill, Wayne Hill, Frank Hill and Alfredean Hill.