Funeral services for 88-year old Alberta (Little White Man) Mesteth are Sat, Jan 7, 2023 at noon at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church Hall in Kyle, SD, with the Rev Cordelia Red Owl officiating.
Burial is at the Little White Man Family Plot in No Flesh, SD.
A one-night wake service starts Friday, Jan 6, at noon at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Hall in Kyle
Alberta (Little White Man) Mesteth “Iwastegla Yuha Mani Win” (She Walks With The Most Softness) was born on September 15, 1934 at home in No Flesh to Louis Little White Man and Emily (Morrison) Little White Man. Alberta made her journey to the Spirit World on December 21, 2022 at the North Suburban Medical Center in Thornton, CO.
Alberta is survived by her daughters Linda Mesteth of Kyle, SD, and Wendy Mesteth of Tucson, AZ; sons Marty (Cheryl) Mesteth, Manuel Mesteth, Rodney (Carmelita) Mesteth, Cleveland (Velnita) Shot With Arrow, and Malcolm Shot With Arrow, all of Kyle, and Kevin Shot With Arrow of Rapid City, SD; sisters Lavina Red Owl, Ethel Kills Straight, and Evelyn Gregg, all of Kyle; brother Ernest (Pearl) Little White Man of Rapid City, SD; 39 grandchildren, 89 great-grandchildren, and 29 great-great-grandchildren.
Alberta was preceded in death by her father Louis Little White Man; mother Emily (Betty) Little White Man; brothers Aloysius, Bernard, Willard, Stanley, Emmett, and Everett Little White Man; daughter Imogene; sons Baby Boy and Milton Mesteth Sr; grandson Waylon Brave Heart; great-grandson Tyrell Wilson; and granddaughter Gail Shot With Arrow.
Pallbearers will be Wyatt Mesteth, Bill Loafer, Jase Cardoza, Marty Mesteth Jr, Harold Red Owl, Steven Wilson Jr, Alton Mesteth, Terry Little White Man, Lucas Shot With Arrow, Kyle Albert, and Milton Mesteth Jr.
Honorary pallbearers will be Inez Little White Man, Mercy Iron Crow, Ramona Ashmore, Vinnie Puckett, Jim Christensen, Franklin Forward, JoAnn Rooks, Curtis Conroy, Lynette Few Tails, Carl Clifford, Colette Red Owl, Emmaline Ferguson, Toni Giago, Martin Thunder Hawk, Dawn Iron Cloud, Pine Ridge & Sharps Dialysis, Jeanette Amiotte, Novlyn Janis, Little Wound School Past Staff & Students, and All Friends & Relatives.
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD