Alane Twiss


Funeral services for 65-year old Alane Twiss are Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 2:00 at the Wounded Knee District CAP Office in Manderson, SD, with Ms Joyce Tibbitts officiating.

Burial will be at St Phillip’s Cemetery/Twiss Family Plot in Manderson

A one-night wake service starts Monday, May 17, 2021 at 11:00, also at the Wounded Knee District CAP Office in Manderson

Alane Mae Twiss was born on January 16, 1956 at home in Manderson to Levi and Flora (Ghost) Twiss.  Alane made her journey to the Spirit World on May 7, 2021 in Littleton, CO.

Alane is survived by her significant other, James Hernandez; children, Elizabeth (Hermis Janis) Looks Twice, Reuben (Norma) Looks Twice, Sr., Lloyd (Britt) Looks Twice, Boyd Looks Twice, and Joseph Looks Twice, Sr.; sisters, Alvira Twiss and Marilyn Twiss; brothers, George Twiss and Artie Twiss; grandchildren, T’keyah Rondeau, Anfernee Rondeau, Nunpa Wayanke Pawnee Leggins, Kristina Looks Twice, Rayden Janis, Eric Janis, Ethan Janis, Colten Janis, Kingston Janis, Reuben Looks Twice, Jr., Roman Looks Twice, Landon Looks Twice, Lawerencia Looks Twice, Laliegh Looks Twice, Joseph Looks Twice, Jr., LaVeigha Looks Twice, and Akicita Looks Twice; great grandchildren, Layli Ann Two Eagle and Liam Rondeau; her dog, Chapo; and numerous nieces, nephews, and grandchildren.

Alane was preceded in death by her father, Levi Twiss; mother, Flora (Ghost) Twiss; sisters, Catherine Clifford, Phyllis Lyda, and Rhoda Twiss; brothers, Terry Twiss, Thomas Twiss, Patrick Twiss, and Rudy Twiss; grandson, Tre Bad Milk; nephews, Bruce Bad Milk, Danny Jumping Eagle, Rudy Twiss, Jr., Cody Clifford, Ramon Twiss, and Percy Shoulders; and nieces, Danielle Twiss and Vanessa Twiss. 

Pallbearers will be Tony Clifford, Faron Labatte, Jr., Josh Steele, Wesley New Holy, Sr., Rayden Janis, Nunpa Pawnee Leggins, Derek Puckett, and Mark Clifford.

Honorary pallbearers will be Florence Clifford & Family, Nicole Twiss & Family, Julie White Eyes, Harold Clifford & Family, Thomas Twiss, Jr., Sherry Twiss, Michelle Twiss, Tanya Twiss, Denise Jumping Eagle & Family, Robert Jumping Eagle, Justine Twiss, Michelle Twiss, Letha, Johna, & Suzanne Lyda, & Francine Jumping Eagle & Family, AV, Blutch, Leah, & Luci Fire Thunder, Doug, Inez, and Kati Novotny, Maxine Ghost & Family, Geraldine Fire Thunder, Lee & Tiny DeCory, Jumping Eagle Family, Afraid of Hawk Family, New Holy Family, Looks Twice Family, Little Dog Family, Steele Family, LaDeaux Family, Wounded Knee District School Staff, Elderly Meals, Manderson Boxing Team, and All Friends & Relatives.  

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD