Sep 1, 1946 - Jul 28, 2012
Margaret Bushyhead-Washington, 65, of Arapahoe, died Saturday, July 28, 2012, at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper.
A rosary will be held on Friday, August 3, 2012 at 7:00 pm at St. Stephens Catholic Church with a wake to follow at 1503 Elmwood Dr. Funeral services will be on Saturday, August 4, 2012 at 10:00 am with burial to follow at the Bushyhead Cemetery.
Margaret Ann Bushyhead was born on September 1, 1946, in Riverton, WY, to James Joseph Bushyhead and Theresa Marie (Goodman) Bushyhead. She was raised on the Wind River Reservation and lived there her entire life, except when she went to Fort Sill Boarding School.
Margaret married Francis J Washington in Riverton, WY. She was a homemaker. Margaret was Catholic and was a member of the Native American Church faith.
She enjoyed being with family and friends, watching LMN, traveling and playing bingo.
Survivors include her husband, sons, Mitchell Stacey, James Gardner, Sr., and Marcus Gardner, Sr., Mathew Charging Crow, Jude Charging Crow; daughter, Serena Gardner; grandchildren, Selesia Stacey, Michelle Stacey-Bruce, Anna Stacey, Latasha Stacey, Marlise Stacey, Denett Jimmie, James Gardener, Jr., Autumn Behan, Angel Gardner, Shanoah Gardner, McCain Gardner, Marcinda Gardner, Marcus Garner, Jr., Tristan Gardner, Maurice Gardner, Sonay Brown, Aspen Bell, Shawn Gardner, and Tashalia Nez; 20 great grandchildren, brothers, John M., Mervin, Joseph, Peter and Stanford Bushyhead and Jude Charging Crow, Sr., and John “Slugo” Addison; sisters, Francis Dewey, Madeline Spoonhunter, Helen Talks Different, Barbara Pereah, Sarah Black, and Ruth Biglake; aunt, Helen Hanway; nieces, Theresa Bushyhead, Kristina Bushyhead, Anna Whiteplume, Cynthia Littleshield, Samantha Littleshield, Michelle Littleshield, Jonetta Seminole, Suzette Seminole, Elizabeth Goodman, Arlene Goodman, and Brenda Goodman; nephews, Thomas Bushyhead, John Bushyhead, Jr., Charles Bushyhead, Stanford Bushyhead, Jr., Steven Bushyhead, Melvin Littleshield, Jr., Darrel Goodman, James Goodman, Sr., Steven Seminole, and Burdick Seminole, Sr.
She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers, Joseph and Peter Bushyhead, John, George, Robert, Linus, Rosemary, Lucilla Dewey, John Goodman, Margaret Mary Littleshield, Michael Bushyhead, Saraka Bushyhead (Jenkins), Margaret Goodman (Friday), Joann Birdshead, Flora Dewey, Elizabeth C’Bearing, Susie Addison, Charles Goodman, Michael Stacey, Eluxis Gardner, Joelene Bushyhead, and Michael Bushyhead.
Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.
On-line condolences for the family may be made at: theDavisFuneralHome.com.