Apr 11, 1949 - Sep 14, 2016
Funeral services for Eileen Sharon Groesbeck Addison, 67, will be held 10:00 a.m., Monday, September 18, 2016 at Blue Sky Hall with Reverend Rawlin Friday, Sr. officiating. Interment will follow at St. Michaels Mission Cemetery. A Prayer Service will be held 7:00 p.m., Saturday, September 17th at Davis Funeral Home. A second Prayer Service will be held 7:00 p.m., Sunday, September 18th at Blue Sky Hall with a wake to follow at the Groesbeck residence, #7 Farm Station Road in Ethete.
Mrs. Addison died on September 14, 2016 at her home in Riverton, surrounded by her family.
She was born on April 11, 1949 in Fort Washakie, daughter of Felix Orlo Groesbeck, Sr. and Ruth Eunice Shotgun. Eileen grew up in Ethete and attended Millcreek Elementary and graduated from Flandreau Indian High School in 1968.
On October 9, 1982, Eileen married Anthony A. Addison, Sr. in Rawlins, Wyoming.
She worked at Family Services and also VOC Rehab while living in Rawlins, Wyoming from 1968 until 1982. She and her husband then moved to Rapid City, South Dakota and remained there until 1990 when they moved to Riverton.
Eileen enjoyed traveling, her family time and attending Native American Ceremonies. She was a member of the Episcopal Faith and Native American Culture.
Survivors include her husband, Step-mother, Irma Groesbeck; sons, Telano Montoya Returns to War (wife, Danelle), Daniel J. Oldman and Bryan Steven Groesbeck; step sons, Anthony Addison, Jr. and Ashley Addison; adopted sons, Shane Pingree, Darwin Smith Perea, Lynn Brown, Sr., and Richard Culbert; daughters, Karen Garrison Marsh (husband, Greg), Sheri Lynn Groesbeck, and Dawn C. Oldman; adopted daughter, Michaela Sisneros; brothers, Brian Groesbeck, Arleigh Armajo, George Leonard, Darrell O’Neal, Sr., Floyd Hand, Bob C’Bearing and Darrell Hutchinson; sisters, Ramelda K. Panzetanga, Kenzie K. Lopez, Eleanor Brown, Karen Returns to War, Helen Faye Brown, Janie Brown, Cheryle L. Rouillard, Charlene O'Neal, Jenny Brown, Eva Magnan, Cara Moon, Ardena Spoonhunter, Reva Hill, Eunice Mae McAdams, Gladys S. Chingman, Gwen C’Bearing, Vitilia Hall, Lori Jaramillo, Eva Sanchez, Rose Muniz, Patsy Montoya, Shirley Johanson; and numerous aunts and uncles; extended families, O’Neals', Armajos', Shotguns', Goulds', Amos', Fridays', and Goggles'.
She was preceded in death by her parents, brother, Felix Shorty Groesbeck, Jr. and daughter, Vitilia Groesbeck-Montoya.
On-line condolences for the family may be made at theDavisFuneralHome.com.
Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home.