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Ronald Medicine Horse
Dorr and Clark Funeral Home
Falls City , NE

Ronald Louis "Wash-Way-Heng-Yeh" Medicine Horse, 75, of Falls City, Nebraska, passed away quietly at his home on Sunday, September 12, 2021.

He was born on July 31, 1946 in Horton, Kansas the son of Frank Medicine-Horse Jr. and Geraldine Dupuis and was raised on the Kickapoo Reservation. He graduated from Powhattan High School in 1964 and attended Haskell Community College. Ron worked as a certified welder at Topeka Iron and was a roofer in the Topeka and Kansas City area until he retired. He was also known for his art work and carvings of fire sticks. Some of his art work has been displayed in the Indian Casino's in the area.

He is survived by his wife, Cynthia Medicine Horse of the home, Falls City, Nebraska; two daughters, Frankie Medicine Horse of Falls City, Nebraska and Beth Wabnum of Horton, Kansas; two sons, Ronald Wabnum of Kansas City, Missouri and Colin Medicine Horse of Lawrence, Kansas; two step daughters, Tabitha Cowhick of Olathe, Kansas and Sharon Cowhick of Nevada, Missouri; two step sons, Fred Cowhick of Rich Hill, Missouri and Kenneth Cowhick of Alabama; ten grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren; nine sisters, Beverly (Marty) Greemore of Topeka, Kansas, Nancy Bear of Horton, Kansas, Kathy (Russell) Bradley of Horton, Kansas, Barbara Weaver McIntosh of Alabama, Patti (Otis) Sampleton of Manhattan, Kansas, Debbie (Frank) Tartsah of Cacahe, Oklahoma, Barbara Medicine Horse of Lodge Grass, Montana, J-Shon Skinner of Lodge Grass, Montana and Wanda Medicine Horse of Lodge Grass, Montana; two brothers, Raymond Schuetz of Horton, Kansas and James Medicine Horse of Lodge Grass, Montana; numerous nieces and nephews.

Ron was preceded in death by his mother, Geraldine, father, Frank Medicine Horse Jr., step-father, Robert Schuetz, three sisters, Diana Medicine Horse, Lydia Vi Medicine Horse and Anita Haukaas, and a brother, Frank Medicine Horse III.

Friends may call at the Dishon-Maple-Chaney Mortuary on Wednesday from 2 to 4:00 P.M. A private family service will be held on Thursday at the mortuary. Burial will follow at the Kennekuk Cemetery on the Kickapoo Reservation. A special message may be sent to the family at www.dishon-maple-chaney.com

 


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