Adam Bear Robe


Funeral services for 32-year old Adam Bear Robe are Wed, March 29, 2023 at 10:00 at Joyner Hall in Pine Ridge, SD, with traditional Lakota services by Mr Two Hoops Moves Camp.

A one-night wake service starts Tues, March 28, at noon at Joyner Hall in Pine Ridge.

Burial is at Holy Cross Episcopal Cemetery in Pine Ridge.

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Adam Edward Bear Robe was born on May 23, 1990 in Pine Ridge, SD, to Richard Roy and Tessie Bear Robe.  Adam made his journey to the Spirit World on March 18, 2023, at the Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD.

Adam is survived by his father Richard Roy; siblings Patricia Red Cloud, Andrew Red Cloud, LaShawnda Red Cloud, Kimberlin Red Cloud, Rain Ortega, Sylvia Red Cloud, and Phillip Standing Soldier Jr; grandparents Bonita Andrews, Joyce Bear Robe, Corrine Janis & Family, Nancy Marshall, Trudy New Holy, Melissa Janis, Yvonne Mousseaux, and Sam Moves Camp; aunts Heather Janis, Clarissa Steele, Louis & Maxine Janis, Joyce Fisherman, Vanessa Red Cloud, Amy Red Cloud, Donna Red Cloud, Linda Red Cloud, Karen Red Elk, Eva Mesteth, Erna Shepard, Denise Yellow Boy & Family, Victoria Castrejon & Family, Gloria No Neck, Becki Runs Above, Vienna “Babe” Janis, Francine Big Crow, Yvonne “Tiny” DeCory, and Doni DeCory; uncles Two Hoops Moves Camp, Sage Moves Camp, and Tasina Moves Camp.

Adam was preceded in death by his mother Tessie Bear Robe; brothers Derek Red Cloud Sr and Elias Flying Horse; sister Eternity Flying Horse; grandparents Andrew Bear Robe Sr, Eileen New Holy, Maurice Roy, Agnes Clements, June Bear Robe, Lenora Running Hawk, Michael Steele, Larry Steele, and Charles Bear Robe Jr; aunts Trisha Steele, Gerri Good Shot, Tammy Good Shot, Victoria White Magpie-Waters, Gilmanita Haas, Karen Running Hawk, Mona Mesteth, and Karen Mesteth; and uncles, Samuel Bear Robe Sr, Andrew Bear Robe Jr, Donovan Running Hawk, John Haas, and Mike Steele.

Pallbearers will be Lester Walking Jr, Atlanta Bagola, Natasha Two Two, Laiken Black Bear, Stevian White Magpie, Francis Titus, Marnie Waters, Tiny DeCory, and Hermis Janis. 

Honorary pallbearers will be Jeri Good Shot & Family, Salie Goings & Family, Lisa Quick Bear & Family, Sandra White Magpie & Family, Donae Verba, Geri Black Feather & Family, Gaylene Bordeaux & Family, Francine Quiver & Family, Charlotte Whirlwind Horse, Gaylene Bordeaux, Becky Runs Above & Family, Lisa Coomes & Family, Victim Services, BEAR Program, Avera McKennan Hospital Staff, Sioux Falls State Penitentiary, Avera Behavior Health, and All Friends & Relatives.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD