Ashley 'Ash' Norse

May 2, 2013 Staff

Ashley "Ash" Norse, of Riverton, died Monday, April 29, 2013, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. She was 24 years old.

A rosary will be at 7 p.m. Friday, May 3, at St. Stephen's Catholic Church followed by a wake at 795 17 Mile Road. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 4, at St. Stephen's Catholic Church, officiated by Father Ray Price. Interment will be at Arapaho Catholic Cemetery.

Ashley Lynn Norse was born March 22, 1989, in Riverton, the daughter of Carol Elizabeth Norse. She attended schools on the Wind River Indian Reservation where she spent her life.

She was of the Catholic faith and also a member of the Native American Church. She attended sweats and camping at the Sun Dance.

Her family said she was a fancy dancer at the powwows and enjoyed going to the casino, traveling, cruising around with her friends, taking pictures, going for long walks, bike riding, horseback riding, writing in calligraphy and swimming at the lake or river. Her passion was taking care of her children, companion and her mother, and they said she loved every minute of it.

She is survived by her companion, Clayton Wallowingbull Sr.; sons Devin Dewayne Wallowingbull, Clayton Gabriel Wallowingbull and Good Lance Martin Lonebear; daughters Davonna Elizabeth Wallowingbull, Amaya Lonebear and Mila Erin Norse; parents Carol Elizabeth Norse and Dominic (Monica) Norse; great-grandfather Henry Lee Tyler; grandparents Arlene Tyler, Mona (Leo) Cesspooch, Joanne Tucker, Alberta (Don) Little, John Tyler and Burton (Joyce) Hutchinson; godparents Leo Headley Jr. and Erma Bigcrow; brothers Sterling Spoonhunter, Alfred "Bliss" (Ophie) Spoonhunter, Wayne "Bub" (Janelle) Norse Jr., Leo Headley III, Leroy (Roxanne) Norse, Vincent Underwood, Ambrose Underwood, Tristan Underwood, Aaron Underwood, Brandon Underwood, Cyro Littlebird, Dalen Littlebird, Stephen Headley Jr., Cody Headley, Collins Little Whiteman, J.D. Whiteman, Dexter Jordan Duran, Byron Lawrence C'Hair, Raymond "Boom" C'Hair, Brandon Quin C'Hair, Ambrose C'Hair Jr. and Delmar (Rosa) Duran Jr.; sisters Brittany K. (Chiefy) Spoonhunter, Arvy Moon, LaNiecho Norse, LaZhonna Norse, Susan Raye Smalls, Whitney Headley, Roselyn Headley, Michelle Iceman, Tamara Duran, Rocky Whiteman, Darnelle C'Hair, Heather C'Hair, Shanelle Quiver, Jade Friday, Ashley Underwood, Jennifer York, Tiffany Day, Melissa Redman, Marcinda Gardner, Jessica (Preston) Moss, Naomi C'Hair, Bobbie Ann C'Hair, Claudette (Ernest) C'Bearing, Chalice (Tom) Shakespeare, Stephanie (Terrance) McRay and Charmayne C'Hair; nephew Blayden Norse; nieces Layla Norse, Jalen Norse and Sinoria Norse; Wayne (Gloria) Norse Sr., Matthew Norse, Leo (Rhonda) Headley Sr., Forest Headley, Wally Oldman, David Brown, Icky John (Pauline) C'Hair, Wayne C'Hair, Tyrone C'Hair, Raymond C'Hair, Ambrose (Audrey) C'Hair Jr., Porky C'Hair, David C'Hair, Kenny (Marcie) C'Hair, Daniel (Karen) C'Hair, Daryl (Florine) Hutchinson and Delmer Duran Sr.; aunts Carolyn "June" Norse, Lori (Alfred) Spoonhunter, Matilda C'Hair, Julia Whiteman, Rose (J.R. "Homie") C'Hair, Mary Ann Duran, Louise C'Hair and Mary (Tony) K. Underwood; and the families of Yellowbear, Black, Brown, Norse and Willow.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Julia Brown-Norse and Edwin Martin Norse; great-grandparents Andrew and Alta Brown; brother Christopher Jordan Headley; and sisters Jennifer Rose Headley, Lynn Wilson Norse and Milred "Black" Norse.

Arrangements are under the direction of Davis Funeral Home of Riverton. Online condolences may be left at

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