Karen Ann Trumbull
Sep 16, 1988 - Dec 19, 2010
Karen Ann Trumbull passed away suddenly on December 19th 2010 in Lander, Wyoming. She was born in Riverton to Vonda Crispin and Clark Trumbull, III on September 16th, 1988. A service will be held Thursday, December 23rd at 10:00 a.m. at Blue Sky Hall. A wake will be held Wednesday at 7:00 p.m., December 22nd at the Ida Brown residence.
She attended schools in Ethete, Child Project, Cherokee Elementary School, Cherokee, North Carolina, Wyoming Indian Elementary School, West Valley Elementary School, West Valley City, Utah, Davis Elementary in Evanston, WY, Starrett Jr. High School. She graduated from the 8th grade at Fort Washakie School. She attended Lander Valley High School and went on to Kicking Horse Job Corps in Ronan, Montana where she met her companion William Buck Smith, Sr.
Karen enjoyed the computer and internet and texting family and friends. She participated in Sweat and believed strongly in the Northern Arapaho Sundance. She enjoyed taking long walks, camping, hiking, and her two children.
She is survived by her daughter Bria Laine Smith and son William Buck Smith, Jr,; parents Vonda Crispin of Lander, Clark Trumbull, III of Arapahoe; adopted parents Vicki and Mitch C’Hair, Sr. of Riverton; uncles and aunts Aline and David Kitchin of Boulder Flats, John Crispin, Jr. of Ethete, Allen Sun Rhodes of Riverton, Felisha Bearing and family, Claudean Sun Rhodes, Mick & Chick Spoonhunter; sister Tianna Kay, Tyla Fawn Trumbull, Lexi Richelle Coando, LaRae Shakespeare, Kandy K. Shoyo, Brandi Revere, MaKayla C’Hair; brothers Bub and Rocky Shoyo, Blaze Revere, Jonathan C’Hair, Jaydee Roberts, Brian, Cory, Guy, Horace, and Saul SunRhodes, Richie, Lil’ Ben, Dudley and Brent Bearing, Austin, and Kobee Kitchin; special friends, Raymond Antelope, Rudolph Noyse, Jr. of Arapaho, Mike Beck, who is serving in the U.S. Army out of Fort Carson, stationed in South Korea; grandparents Ida & Charles Brown of Lander, Georgette Crispin; aunts, Amelia Shakespeare, Laura Brown, Catherine, Carol Trumbull, Donna and Rose Potter, Christine Addison; niece and nephew Ariah and Randy Clark Addison; family members Thomas Crispin and family, Mitchell C’Hair and family, Christopher C’Hair and family, Martina and Aurdillo Garcia, Pam and Sherman Hereford, the Tarness, Teton and Spoonhunter families