Karen Lame-Oldson

Funeral services for 45-year old Karen Lynn Lame-Oldson are Sat, May 29, 2021 at 2:00 at the Makasan Presbyterian Church in Oglala, SD

Burial will be in the Ponds Family Cemetery in Pine Ridge, SD

A one-night wake service starts Friday, May 28, 2021 at 2:00, also at the Makasan Presbyterian Church in Oglala

Karen Lynn Lame-Oldson “Wiyaka K’chi Mani Win” ~ Walking With A Feather Woman ~ was born on March 10, 1975 in Pine Ridge, SD to Theodore Lame, Sr. and Cornelia Kills Small. Karen made her journey to the Spirit World on May 19, 2021 at the Monument Health Hospital in Rapid City, SD.

Karen was a loving mother to 6 children. She was also a devoted wife to her husband whom she loved until her untimely passing. Over the years, Karen had several grandchildren, whom she kept dear to her heart, and siblings who will greatly miss her. 

Karen could bring joy to a room with one word. She loved everybody whole heartedly and will be missed by so many. Karen lived a beautiful, happy life. She can now rest peacefully and continue to share those smiles and laughs from above. 

Karen is survived by her father, Theodore Lame, Sr.; spouse, Leslie Oldson, Jr.; daughters, Dakota, Thelma, Melody and Louise Pond; son, Jon Pond; siblings, Cameron Kills Small, Sr., Donovan He Crow, Lesley, Elthea, Larry, Ryan, Theodore, Jr., Waylon and Selena Lame; and 7 grandchildren.

Karen was preceded in death by her mother, Cornelia Rose Kills Small-Black Feather; and son, Greg Pond, Jr.

Pallbearers will be Brent Waters, Trevor Oldson, Kyle Brings Plenty, Brandon Kills Small, BJ Plenty Arrows, Gregory Ponds and Gaylen Twiss.

Honorary pallbearers will be Hilda Kills Small & Family, Marv & Val Janis & Family, Craig & Carol (Kugler) & Family, Essence Belt & Family, Velma Kills Back & Family, Rose & Carley Plenty Arrows & Family, Francesca Kills Small & Family, Kerman & Barb Kills Small & Family, Thelma Pourier, Jeanie Pourier, Bobby Morrison, Baby Poor Bear, Heather Janis, Tayne Goings, Paulette Ecoffey, Monica Titus, Monica Tyon, Virginia Bissonette, Danelle Bagola, Robert Charging Crow & Family, Richie Goings, Clarice Bettelyoun, Greg Pond, Bobby Joe Pourier, Ranae Brewer, Tiny Brewer, Gaylen & Tianna Twiss & Family, Chroylyn Charging Crow, Tammy Ghost Bear, Cecila Kills Small, Pond Family, and All Friends & Relatives.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD