Karen A. NoonJun 17, 2012 Staff
Karen A. Noon, 54, died Saturday, June 2, 2012, at the family home on the Wind River Indian Reservation.
Funeral services were Tuesday, June 5, at Blue Sky Hall at Ethete.
Interment followed at the Yellow Calf Cemetery.
An evening service was Monday at Blue Sky Hall with a wake following at the family residence, No. 230 Willow Street, Ethete.
Karen Alice Noon was born Nov. 23, 1957, in Riverton, the daughter of Henry and Salina C'Bearing. She was a lifelong resident of the Wind River Indian Reservation, attending Arapahoe Elementary, Wyoming Indian High School, American Indian Bible College, Haskell Indian Junior College and schools in Rigby, Idaho.
Before her illness, she was a CNA.
Her family said she was active in sports in her younger years and enjoyed cooking, laughing, texting, attending pow-wows, fishing and spending time with her family and friends.
Mrs. Noon is survived by her husband, Terry Noon Sr.; children Mardell C'Bearing, Sarah Wylie and Terry Noon Jr.; grandchildren Aleigha, Eric and Ariel C'Bearing, Joshua, Joseph, Julian Jaela, Alyanah Noon and numerous other grandchildren; sisters Gloria C'Bearing, Charolette Goggles and her husband Patrick, and Salina "Kissie" Quiver; brother Marcus Willow; aunts and uncles Dorothy Gambler, Al Willow Sr. and Beatrice Weasel Bear; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Salina C'Bearing; sisters Emma Armour and Henrietta Crispin; brothers Patrick C'Bearing, Valentine Bearing and Francis Bell Sr.; nieces and nephews Julianna, Patricia and LaWayne C'Bearing; Cyndee Underwood, Amber Iron Eyes, Francis Goggles, J. Mike Crispin and Baudelio Gutierrez; in-laws Josephine Amos, Jimmy and Shelly Noon.
Services were provided by Wind Dancer Funeral Home of Fort Washakie.