Karen Lynn Lame-Oldson “Wiyaka K’chi Mani Win” ~Walking With A Feather Woman~ was born on March 10, 1975, in Pine Ridge to Theodore Pond and Cornelia Kills Small. Karen made her journey to the Spirit World on May 19, at the Monument Health Hospital in Rapid City.
Karen is survived by her father Theodore Pond, 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.
A one night wake service will start at 2:00 p.m., Friday, May 28, and funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, May 29, both at the Makasan Presbyterian Church in Oglala with burial services to follow at the Ponds Family Cemetery in Pine Ridge.
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.