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Lynell L. Addison

Lynell L. Addison

Sep 3, 1955 - Feb 4, 2012
Lynell L. Addison of Casper died at the Central Wyoming Hospice in Casper on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012. She was 56.

Funeral services are at Blue Sky Hall at Ethete at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 9, Episcopal clergy will officiate. Burial follows at the Friday Cemetery.

There will be a prayer service and wake at Blue Sky Hall at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 8.

Lynell Lois Addison was born in Lander on Sat., Sept. 3, 1955, the daughter of George W. Groesbeck and Estelle (Friday) Dodge. She was a member of the Northern Arapaho Tribe.

She grew up on the Wind River Indian Reservation, attending Flandreau Indian High School in South Dakota. She received her Associate of Science degree in social work from Casper College and was working on her Bachelor's degree in social work through the University of Wyoming at Casper College. She also attended Weber State for a year taking general studies courses.

She married William M. Addison on Nov. 18, 1997, in Riverton, and had lived in Casper for the past 10 years.

Mrs. Addison was a childcare facilitator.

She attended the Episcopal Church.

Her family said Mrs. Addison enjoyed traveling round the state, going to basketball games, watching her son run cross country, riding horses, being around her grandchildren, going to the pow-wows, and sundances.

Survivors include her husband of fourteen years, Bill of Casper; sons, Michael G. Hatt, Sr., and Shawn M. Brown; daughter, Kayla Seminole; grandchildren whom she raised from infancy, Talea Addison and Michael Hatt, Jr.; brothers, George J. Groesbeck and Albert Dodge, Jr.; sisters, Rose Dodge, Winnie Dodge, Cora Lamebear, and Huberta Dodge; grandchildren, Emil Posey, Avery Posey, Aven Posey, Camellia Brown, Daiya Brown, Salem Ynostrosa; aunts, Catherine Loneman, Linda Hurtado, and Zette Underwood; uncles, Bruce Groesbeck, Jr., Felix Groesbeck, Sr., Hubert N. Friday, and Duane Friday; grandparents, Verna Thunder, Caroline Goggles, Alvena Friday, Julia Whiteman, and LaVerne Hutchinson.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Estelle (Friday) Dodge; father, George W. Groesbeck, Sr.; sister, Kristi Dodge; brother, Dean Alan Friday; aunts, Irene Friday Mountain Sheep, Corrine Revere, Elaine Hill and Wilma Bearing; maternal grandparents, Chester Friday, Sr., and Winnie Effie (Trosper) Friday; paternal grandparents, Bruce Groesbeck, Sr., Mattie (Amos) Groesbeck, and Martha Groesbeck; great grandparents, Returns to War and Blind Woman; Maggie (Richards) Friday and Alison Trosper, Herry and Elizabeth (Owl) Friday; uncles, Chester Friday, Jr., Harry Friday, and Hiram Armajo, Sr., Arlen Groesbeck; aunts, Maggie Friday, and Theresa Friday; mothers-in-law, Stella Addison and Marybelle Armajo.

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Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.