Alice P Molash
Feb 24, 1939 - Jan 29, 2014
Alice P. Molash, 74 of Riverton, died at her home on Wednesday, January 29, 2014.
A rosary and wake will be held on Friday, January 31, 2014, at 7:00 pm at 100 C’Hair Lane. A funeral mass will be on Saturday, February 1, 2014, at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church at 10:00 am with burial to follow at the Arapaho Catholic Cemetery.
Alice Patricia Addison was born on February 24, 1939 in St. Stephens, WY to Joseph Addison and Susan Grace (Sitting Eagle) Blackburn. She attended school in St. Stephens and graduated from St. Stephen’s High School. She then went to school in Bismarck, ND where she earned her L.P.N.
After earning her L.P.N. she was employed by I.H.S. for more than forty years. In her younger days, while raising her family, she traveled for I.H.S. from one reservation to another all over the western states, stretching from Alaska to Oklahoma. She always came back to the Wind River Reservation. The last job before she retired was with Morning Star Manor at Fort Washakie, WY.
She was a devoted Catholic, who did rosary daily, and also a strong member of The Native American Church. Her Indian name is “Gros Ventre Woman”
In 1981 she married Gilbert Chavez, they were married for 20 years before divorcing, but remained close friends.
Her family said that she loved playing solitaire and other computer games, was always watching the W.W.E. on T.V., but above all she loved her grandchildren and being around them.
She is survived by daughter, Lisa Ann Molash of Riverton; her son, Bart M. Molash of Arapahoe; her daughter, Susan Marie Cummings of Denver and; her five grandchildren, Alicia Moore, Aleta Molash, James Molash, Matthew Warren, and Cecilia Warren; and her 10 great grandchildren, Orlando Sigala, Tylar Ross, Elias Sigala, Lorenzo Pacheco, Joetta Pacheco, Marya Moore, Trevor Moore, Alonzo Sigala, Rayella Rios, and RaNiyah Rios.
Also surviving are her brothers and sisters, Bernice Emarthle, Kenneth Blackburn, Patricia Snook and Joanne Blackburn; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Joseph Addison and Susan Blackburn; her son, Patrick Thomas Blackburn; her sisters, Josephine Duran Lynch ,Cecilia Tyler Red Cloud, Joy Hurley and Angela Skomer; and her brothers, Charles Blackburn, Linus Blackburn, Thomas Blackburn and Howard Blackburn
On-line condolences for the family may be made at www.TheDavisFuneralHome.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home.