Aug 20, 2014 - StaffConnie Frances Big Medicine-Oldman died Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, in Geary, Okla. She was 54 years old.
A rosary and wake will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, at the Antelope residence, 120 Gas Hills Road in Riverton. A funeral mass will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 22, also at the Antelope residence, followed by burial at the Arapaho Catholic Cemetery. A feast at the family home will follow the burial.
Connie Frances Big Medicine was born Sept. 9, 1959, in Riverton, the daughter of Archie and Agnes (White Antelope) Big Medicine Sr.
She resided in Watonga, Okla., El Reno, Okla., and Geary, Okla., and the Wind River Indian Reservation.
She married Irvin Oldman, and together they raised Leslie Geboe, Elizabeth Oldman, Jeanette Oldman and Floyd Oldman.
She is survived by her children; brothers Hiram Big Medicine of Thomas, Okla., Horace Big Medicine Sr. of Watonga, Okla., Archie Big Medicine Sr. of Ethete, Franklin Antelope Jr., Wesley Antelope Sr. and Jerry Antelope Sr. all of Riverton, Rodney Willow, Ruben Willow and Wesley Willow all of Ethete, Darren Antelope and Dana Antelope of Wapota, Wash., and Darrold Antelope and Loren Antelope of Ethete; and sisters Mary Fighting Bear, Etta Pine, Kay Davis and Alfreda Antelope all of Riverton, Teresa Bell, Terra Bell, Janis Moss, Vicky Moss and Frances Black Bear all of Ethete, Michelle Antelope of Wapato, Wash., Wilma Little Voice of El Reno, Okla., and Jolene Antelope of Tacoma, Wash.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Archie and Agnes Big Medicine Sr.; grandparents Horace and Florence Big Medicine and Ralph and Mary White Antelope; sisters Roberta Lambert, Brenda Antelope, Deanna Antelope and Ruby Killsree; brothers Raymond Antelope Sr., Tommy Antelope, Jamie Antelope, David Willow and Roger Smith; and aunts and uncles Franklin Antelope Sr., Wayne Antelope, Robert Antelope, Floyd Antelope, Louella Bell, Glorietta Big Medicine and Raymond Antelope.
Arrangements are under the direction of Davis Funeral Home of Riverton. Online condolences may be left at www.thedavisfuneralhome.com.
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