Olin Ramsey Red Star was born May 29, 1951 to Wallace Red Star, Sr. and Alvina Old Crane at Billings, Montana. He grew up in Pryor, Montana on the family homestead. He attended school at St. Charles, Billings schools and Wahpeton Indian School. He excelled in basketball, cross country and track while in high school. He graduated from Edgar High School in 1971 and in 1972 he enlisted in the United States Army receiving his honorable discharge in 1978. He held the record in the 12-mile road march. He was employed as a truck driver for BIA Road Department Tribal Transportation, Riverside Trucking. Apsaalooke Construction and White Horse Construction out of North Dakota. He retired as a truck driver. He loved going into sweats and was a mechanic at heart. He married and later divorced. On January 10, 2006 he married the love of his life, Bobaleen Brien.
Olin is preceded in death by his parents, son Royce, siblings, Randy, Kaneeta, Wendall and Lonni Red Star, Alfredine, Almeda and R.T. Old Crane, DonAllen and Ralph Jr. and April Kay Bear Tusk, Alberta Bird Had and Phyllis Shane.
Olin is survived by his loving wife Bobaleen, his children; Adrena Yarlott, Trudy Old Crane, Helen Stump, Yolanda Plenty Hawk, Tillie Bear Cloud, Marita LaRance, Misty Red Star, Deidra Hill, Farah Moccasin, Holland Red Star, Tennyson Walks, Daniel Walks, Regis Hogan, Bryce Hugs and Jonas Red Star, his grandchildren; Daniel Big Man-Rock (whom he raised), Randy Wolf Black, 46 grandchildren and 1 great granddaughter Kelsey Yarlott, his sisters; Theadoris Asencio, Ardith Hogan, Tina Red Star, Red Star Price, Walla Red Star, Noreen Laforge, Carol Good Luck, Jolene Kills Pretty Enemy, Valeen and Geneva Whiteman, his brothers; Sealmer Red Star Sr., Eugene Red Star Sr., Levi Bear Tusk, Reuben Bear Tusk, Jr., Michael Bear Tusk, Kevin Red Star, Marlin Dean Red Star, Aaron Red Star, Wallace Red Star, Jr., Channis Whiteman and Posey Whiteman, Jr.; his aunts; Shirleen Glenn, Josephine, Almira and Mary Wall; his uncle; Charles Wall; his step-dad, Reuben Bear Tusk, Sr.; his best friends; Mervin White and Tommy White Clay. His extended family; Red Star, Old Crane, Goes Ahead, Whiteman, Bear Tusk, Hugs, DeCrane, Wall and Bulltail.
Our family is large, if in our grief we have forgotten you, please accept our apology. Rosary Thursday Aug. 2 at 4:00 PM at the Bullis Funeral Chapel. Funeral service Friday at 10:00 AM at the St. Dennis Catholic Church. Burial with Military Honors at the Crow Veteran Cemetery.