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Brenda Joyce Tidzump Romero Oldman

Mar 15, 2013 Staff

Traditional services services for Brenda Joyce Tidzump Romero Oldman are to be held at noon on Monday March 18, at Rocky Mountain Hall. A wake will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday, March 17, 2013, at Rocky Mountain Hall. Services will continue throughout the night at her home at 31 Sand Hills Road.

Hudson's Funeral Home of Lander is in charge of the arrangements.

She died with family by her side on Wednesday March 13, 2013 at Lander Regional Hospital after a lengthy illness. She was born December 28, 1943, in Fort Washakie to Dick Luke and Bessie (Hebah) Tidzump. She was the sixth of 10 children.

She married Arthur P. "Taddy" Romero; from this union she had four children: Mani, Karen Renee, Tina Louise, and Stephanie Joyce Romero. Following the death of Taddy, she married Duane Josiah Oldman. From this union she had two children, Gretta Ann and Duane Josiah Oldman Jr.

She was a strong believer in the American Indian ways. She attended many powwows and sundances. She enjoyed being around her grandchildren and family, beading, and driving around.

She is survived by her children Mani (Deanna) Romero, of Johnstown Valley; Karen Romero of Seattle; Tina Romero of Gillette; Stephanie Romero of Seattle; Gretta Oldman of Boulder Flats; Duane "DJ" (Dawn) Oldman Jr. of Lander; Arlene Oldman of Ethete; and their families. She also is survived by sisters Delores Tidzump, Delane Gould, and Donna Wesaw of Fort Washakie, Theresa Whiteman of Boulder Flats, and Norma Medina of Thornton, Colo.; sister-in-Law Iris Oldman of Arapaho; brother Wesley Tidzump of Fort Washakie; aunts Mildred Weeles, Pansy St. Clair, Katherine Shakespeare, and Zethel Hill of Fort Washakie; and numerous grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husbands Taddy Tidzump and Duane Oldman; brothers Walter Tidzump Sr., James Bramley and Ivan Tidzump; grandparents Thad Tidzump and Annie Washakie Tidzump, Dolly Timbana Hebah and Walter Wallace Hebah; great-grandparents Chief Washakie and Crow Woman, John Timbana and Maggie McAdams Timbana, John Hebah, Robert Hebah and John Tidzump; and aunts Marjorie Tillman and Lizzie Panzetanga.

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