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Robert M. Crow

OGLALA - Robert M. Crow, 74, Oglala, died Tuesday, July 24 at Pine Ridge Hospital. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

Survivors include his wife, Diane Crow, Oglala; four sons, Perry Crow of Pierre and Patrick Crow Sr., Pernell Crow and Roderick Crow, all of Oglala; five daughters, Trudy Norman and Colleen Crow, both of Omaha, Neb., Cathy Crow, Lebanon Junction, Ky., and Avis Crow and Cheryl Crow, both of Oglala; 31 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

A one night wake service was Sunday, July 29, at Brother Rene Catholic Hall in Oglala.
Funeral services were Monday, July 30, at the hall. Burial was at Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis.

Sioux Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Elizabeth M. Bear Ribs

RAPID CITY - Elizabeth M. Bear Ribs, 72, Rapid City, died Monday, July 23 at Rapid City Regional Hospital.

Survivors include her husband, Sherman Bear Ribs Sr., Rapid City; three sons, Sherman Bear Ribs Jr., Wanblee, Duane Bear Ribs, Rapid City, and John Bear Ribs, Colorado; two daughters, Beverly Lam, Rapid City, and Dawn Bear Ribs, Fargo, N.D.; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

A one night wake was Thursday, July 26, at Mother Butler Center.
Funeral services were Friday, July 27, at St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church in Rapid City. Burial was at Mountain View Mount Calvary Cemetery. Serenity Springs Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Gerald Dupris Sr. 'Wakinyan Maza' Iron Lightning

EAGLE BUTTE - Gerald Dupris Sr., 58, Eagle Butte, died Sunday, July 22 at Indian Health Service Hospital in Eagle Butte.

Wake services were Thursday, July 26, at Community Building in Eagle Butte. Funeral services were Friday, July 27, at the Community Building with Mother Marian Rectenwald, Doris White, Deacon Dora Bruguier and Ina Traversie officiating.

Burial was at Dupris Family Cemetery in Iron Lightning. Arrangements were by Oster Funeral Home of Mobridge.

Edgar B. Lone Hill

MANDERSON - Edgar B. Lone Hill, 47, Manderson, died Saturday, July 21 in Minneapolis.

Survivors include one son Leland Lone Hill, Minneapolis; three brothers, Greg Seda III, Alliance, Neb., George Villarreal, Manderson and Leo Villarreal, Sioux Falls; and seven sisters, Lisa Lone Hill, Jovita Seda, Frances Villarreal, Patricia Villarreal and Tamara Villarreal, all of Manderson, Lucy Seda, Rapid City and Yolanda Villarreal, Chadron, Neb.

A wake service was held Wednesday, July 25, at St. Agnes Catholic Hall in Manderson.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 26, at St. Agnes Catholic Hall in Manderson with the Rev. Chris Collins officiating. Inurnment will follow at a later date.

Sioux Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Loretta Bull Bear

KYLE - Loretta Bull Bear, 60, Pine Ridge, died Friday, July 20 at Rapid City Regional Hospital. Survivors include two sons, Marlon Iron Crow and Deon Bull Bear, both of Kyle; four daughters, Rochelle Middletent, Michelle Iron Crow, Juanita Iron Crow and Nicole Morsette, all of Kyle; two brothers, Larry Bull Bear, Kyle, and Dennis Bull Bear, Sioux Falls; four sisters, Thelma Pourier, Porcupine, and June Rosales, Juanita Witt and Wilma Witt, all of Kyle; stepfather, Wilber Witt, Kyle; and 19 grandchildren.
A wake service was Tuesday, July 24, at Little Wound School gym in Kyle.

Funeral services were Wednesday, July 25, at the gym with the Rev. Cordelia Red Owl and Lyle Noisy Hawk officiating. Burial was at Mediator Episcopal Cemetery in Kyle.
Sioux Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Wendell J. Janis Sr.

PINE RIDGE - Wendell J. Janis Sr., 67, Pine Ridge, died Monday, July 16 in Portland, Ore.

Survivors include one son, Wendell J. Janis Jr., Denver; one daughter, Shannon Janis, Rapid City; two brothers, Guy Janis, Pine Ridge, and Pat Janis, Billings, Mont.
A wake services was Monday, July 23, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church Hall in Pine Ridge.

Funeral services was Tuesday, July 24, at the church. Burial was at Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery in Pine Ridge.

Sioux Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Celest S. Brings

PINE RIDGE - Celest S. Brings, 83, died July 16 at the Rapid City Regional Hospital of natural causes.

Survivors include a son Thomas Brings of Pine Ridge; daughters: Sedona Brings and Sandra Brings of Pine Ridge; Harriett Brings of Rapid City; brothers Basil Plenty Wolf of Pine Ridge; sisters Marie Red Cloud of Pine Ridge, Marlis Clown Horse of Scottsbluff, Neb. and six grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

A one night wake will be Monday, July 23 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Pine Ridge.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 24 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Pine Ridge.

Officiating will be Rev. Abraham Tobacco and Charles McGaa.
Burial will be at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Cemetery, Slim Buttes.
Sioux Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Grant Marshall

EAGLE BUTTE - Grant Marshall, 36, Eagle Butte, died Thursday, July 12 in Rapid City.
Rosary and wake services were Wednesday, July 18, at the Catholic Church in Eagle Butte.

Funeral services were Thursday, July 19, at the church with the Rev. Korban Janusz officiating.

Burial was at Eagle Butte City Cemetery. Oster Funeral Home in Mobridge was in charge of the arrangements.

Audrey 'Joyce' Quiver-Romero Cikala Waste Win

WANBLEE - Audrey "Joyce" Quiver-Romero, Cikala Waste Win, was born Feb. 9, 1940 in Pine Ridge.

Joyce left this world to be with her family that preceded her in death on July 15. Joyce died at her residence, the Seven Arrow Ranch on Quiver Hill.
M
eeting and guiding her home was her mother Lavina Richards-Quiver, her father Bert Quiver, her sisters Fern Fast Wolf and Twila Quiver. Also, brothers Bertie, Willard and Delane Quiver. Joyce was a hard working woman who raised eight children of her own, and several of her family members. Joyce extended her home to all in need.
Her love of horses was known to all who knew her or entered her home. Joyce grew up on Quiver Hill as a child and spent her life coming home. Joyce worked many professions from cleaning, hair dressing, cooking, teaching and managing the Wanblee Senior Citizen Meal Program. Joyce had many dreams, all mostly involving horses. She purchased land from her father on Quiver Hill and made her home there. She had her own home built and raised quarter horses and horse of her own liking. Grateful for having shared her life are her husband Al Romero, Harris and Angie Eisenbraun of Kadoka, their sons, Cameron and Jordon, great-grandchildren, David, Kai and Cyril. Rhonda Terkildsen and Lee Addison of Belvidere, SD and their children, Lacey, Pam, Cassondra, Eric and John. Niels and Michelle Terkildsen of Billings, MT, and their sons, Royal and Chance. Monica Terkildsen and Terry Romero of Wanblee and their daughters, Alexandria, Antonia and Augusta and great-grandchild, Summer. James Terkildsen of Wanblee and his children, Tristian and Amber. Myrna and Dennis Swift Hawk of Rapid City and their children, Kenny, Audrey, Darryl, Victoria and Brian. Melda and Thomas Thunder Hawk of Rapid City and their sons, Trevor, Thomas Jr., and William. Malinda and David Amiotte of Long Valley and their children. Davis, Joanne, Karen, and Medina. Joyce was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Fern Fast Wolf and Twila Quiver; and three brothers, Bertie, Willard and Delane Quiver. Wake services will were Wednesday, July 18, at the Crazy Horse School in Wanblee. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday, July 20, at the Crazy Horse School, with Richard and Carol Lee and Pastor Gary McCubbin officiating. Burial will be at the Seven Arrow Ranch Cemetery in rural Wanblee. Arrangements are with the Rush Funeral Chapel of Kadoka.

Marian Egna

GREEN GRASS - Marian Egna, 92, Green Grass, died Sunday, July 15 at Rapid City Regional Hospital.

Wake services were Sunday, July 22, at UCC Church in Green Grass. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, July 23, at the church. Burial will be at UCC Cemetery in Green Grass.

Oster Funeral Home of Mobridge is in charge of the arrangements.

Cecil Little Eagle

BULLHEAD - Cecil Little Eagle, 75, Bullhead, died Thursday, July 12 at MedCenter One Hospital in Bismarck, N.D.

Wake services were Thursday, July 19, at the Community Center in Bullhead.

Funeral services were Friday, July 20, at the center, with the Rev. Leslie Campbell, and the Standing Rock lay readers officiating. Burial was at St. John's Episcopal Cemetery. Oster Funeral Home of Mobridge is in charge of arrangements.

Ramon Arthur Roubideaux

TUCSON, Ariz. - Ramon Arthur Roubideaux, 82, of Tucson, Ariz., died July 10. Ramon was born Nov. 15, 1924, on the Rosebud Reservation. He served in World War II as a radar-observer-navigator with the 416th Nightfighter Squadron in northern Italy.

He was commissioned 1st Lieutenant and awarded the Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster and three battle stars.

He attended George Washington University and received his AA degree in 1948 and his law degree in 1950.He was one of the first American Indian private practice attorneys in the State of South Dakota.

He initially practiced in Fort Pierre, and also served eight successive two-year terms as States Attorney for Stanley County.

He moved his law practice to Rapid City in 1971. He also served as a negotiator during the Wounded Knee occupation in 1973 on the Pine Ridge Indian reservation.

He retired from over 50 years of law practice in 2002.

He moved to Tucson, Ariz. with his wife in May 2006 to live with their daughter.

Survivors include his wife, Cecelia, Tucson, Ariz.; two sons, Michael C. Roubideaux and Marcus A. Roubideaux, Rapid City; one daughter, Yvette D. Roubideaux, Tucson, Ariz.; a grandson, Jackson Hilton, Monument, Colo.; a sister, Rosemond Goins, Rapid City; and a sister, Sharon Brave, Rapid City. Services were Tuesday, July 17 at St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church in Rapid City with Fr. Richard McCaslin S.J. officiating.

Burial will be held at the Black Hills National Cemetery with military honors provided by T.R.E.A. Campbell-Paula & Quinn Funeral Home in Rapid City was in charge of arrangements.

Gladys D. Bear Heels

BELVIDERE - Gladys D. Bear Heels, 83, Belvidere, died Sunday, July 15 at Hans P. Peterson Memorial Hospital in Philip.

Survivors include one son, Leland Bear Heels, Kadoka; two daughters, Jerilyn Means, Belvidere, and Marlene Kried, Potlatch, Idaho; 16 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Her husband, Stacey Bear Heels, preceded her in death.

Visitation was Wednesday, July 18, at Rush Funeral Chapel in Kadoka and Thursday, July 19, at Belvidere Community Church.

Funeral services were Thursday, July 19, at the church. Burial was Thursday at Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis.

A memorial has been established. Arrangements are with Rush Funeral Chapel in Kadoka.

Mary Ann Taken Alive

CHERRY CREEK - Mary Ann Taken Alive, 56, Cherry Creek, died Friday, July 6 at her home.

Wake services were July 12, at Cherry Creek Community Center. Funeral services were Saturday, July 14, at the center with Mother Marian Rectenwald, Deacon Ted Knife, the Rev. Richard Charging Eagle, Cherry Creek Mennonites and Episcopal lay readers officiating.

Burial was at St. Andrew's Episcopal Cemetery in Cherry Creek. Oster Funeral Home of Mobridge was in charge of arrangements.

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