CROW AGENCY - Kathy Lynn Old Horn Arcoren IshbaalahkÃ¡ peitchish "Good Cedar Smoke" quietly passed away in her sleep and went to the Other Side Camp on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2008. She was the daughter of Lloyd Allen Old Coyote and Brenda Bull Shows Fighter.
Miss Lynn, as she was affectionately known to her family, lived an unsurpassing and humble life. She was deeply loved by her grandchildren, and by all of her family - both immediate and extended, because she was so supportive of all of their activities. Kathy attended Hardin High School and United Tribes Technical College. She traveled many miles to support her brothers, sisters and their children as they played in interscholastic sports. She was very proud of all of them. Her son, Marv, made her equally proud as he excelled in basketball and football. Kathy loved to cook for anyone who came through her door. She was known for her ability to cook for large family gatherings, and always offered to take food wherever she went. She spent hours getting her brothers and children outfitted so they could play in the Crow hand game tournaments. As a young girl, she danced at pow wow to honor her paternal grandparents. But above it all the center of her world was her grandchildren.
She is survived by her children, Bezeleel Bull Shows, Toni Lynn Arcoren, Kendra Dale Arcoren, Asa Hawkins, Marv Old Horn Sr., and William Zackary Gardner; parents, Rick Fighter Sr., and Brenda Bull Shows Fighter; brothers, Kendall Old Horn Sr., Ertis Ricky Fighter Jr., Zackary Fighter and Terrance Covers Up; sisters, Alicia Big Hair, Desiree Old Coyote, Dora Kay Falls Down, Trivian Horn, Carrie McCleary and Melvina Dawes; grandchildren, Hannnah Mae Victoria Shane, Kendall J' Zack and Kayoe Timothy Russell, Marv Old Horn Jr., Aiden McKensey, Andrew Jon, and Kyle Curt Jr. Little Light, Uriah LeGrand Pisano, Zoey Helen Leigh Shane, Micah Neimiah Paul Dawes, McKyla Sees The Ground, Boots Not Afraid, Mitchell Big Lake and Marta Brown; paternal uncles, Robert "Corky," Dale Drew, Henry "Sarge" and Jack Duane Old Horn; maternal uncles, Samuel, John, Darwin and Victor Bull Shows, and Billy House; paternal aunts, Vivian Lizotte, Dessie "Dimples" Old Horn; maternal aunts, Iva Bull Shows, Patsy Arellano, Daveen Big Lake, Gladys Brien, Elizabeth Turns Plenty, Shirley Fighter, Ardith "Cookie" Hogan and MaeAnn Smith; adopted children, Cheryl Not Afraid, Kera Pretty Weasel, Jolauna Pickett, Matthew Bright Wings, Marvina Rides Horse, Tami Takes Enemy, Farroll Shana and Taylor Baker, Avaloni Arcoren, Norman Running Jr., John Charles Arcoren, Cory Wade Running, Nalayna Bull In Sight, Vincent Jr., Cody Real Bird and Brian Stennerson; adopted parents, John Arcoren Sr., Dale and Myrna Old Horn, Iva Bull Shows, Philamine Old Coyote and Josephine Wall; adopted family, Norman and Shannon Running Sr., Kathy Ann Arcoren, Karen and Beuleh Goes Ahead, Sharon Smells, Olin and Bobaleen Red Star, Melanie Left Hand, Roberta Falls Down, Bill Runs Above and the Arcoren boys. Her extended family includes the descendants of the last Principal Chief Sits in the Middle of the Land, and the Black Lodge Band Chief Crazy Crane. She is also survived by the descendants of Mr. and Mrs. Elias Alden, Morrison, Big Medicine, Plain Bull, Takes His Gun, Elizabeth Frazier Yellowtail, George Hogan I, Sun Woman, Smart Enemy, Mrs. Door Magpie On the Outside, Medicine, and Old Coyote, Big Men, Bird Hat, Anderson, Sam Bird In Ground, Perry Pretty Paint, Mike Bull Chief, Blake White Man Jr., and the Footes of Fort Berthold, N.D., and the Mountain Chiefs of Browning. The late Effie Bull Show's children, the late Maxine Laforge's children, the late Cordelia Real Bird's children, the late Lewis Yellow Mule's children, the late Clara White Hip's children and the Philamine Crooked Arm, and Plenty Buffalo families. If we've forgotten anyone, please forgive us, we have a large family.
Rosary will be recited at 4 p.m. Sunday Nov. 30, at the Bullis Funeral Chapel. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 1, at St. Dennis Catholic Church. Interment will follow in the Crow Agency Cemetery. Bullis Mortuary is entrusted with the arrangements.