Alta White Plume

Graveside services for 66-year old Alta Lou White Plume-White Butterfly are Sat, Nov 7, 2020 at 2:30 PM at St. Mark’s Episcopal Cemetery in Rockyford, SD, with traditional Lakota services by Mr Dennis Yellow Thunder

Visitation precedes the services from 10:00-2:00 at Kiza Park in Manderson, SD

Alta Lou (White Plume) White Butterfly “Ho Okawinh Mani Win” was born on November 13, 1953 in Pine Ridge, SD to Percy White Plume, Sr. and Valencia Weasel. Alta made her journey to the Spirit World on October 29, 2020 at the Monument Health Hospital in Rapid City, SD.

Alta is survived by her daughters, Lesley Cary White Butterfly and Lynn Afraid of Bear; sons, Michael (Vanessa) White Plume, Sr., Tatanka White Butterfly, Ivan (Stormy) White Butterfly and Chauncey (Brittany) Brown; siblings, her twin-Rita Sue White Plume, Ramona White Plume, Percy (Angie) White Plume, Jr., Alex (Deb) White Plume, Sr., Carla Crazy Thunder, Carlene Crazy Thunder; hunka sisters, Ethleen Iron Crow-Two Dogs and Gayla Spotted Bear; and grandchildren, Michael Jr., Jaden, Marlin, Haley, Raymond, James, Deloni, Rhiannon, Kyson, Jovan, Jordan and Kinsley.

Alta was preceded in death by her parents, Percy White Plume, Sr. and Valencia Weasel; husband, Ivan White Butterfly, Sr.; children, Michelle Marie White Plume, Theresa Brown, Tawapaha White Butterfly and Marlin White Plume, Sr.; and sisters, Annabelle, Wyoma and Priscilla White Plume.

Pallbearers will be Hattie White Butterfly, Timothy White Plume, Theo Two Eagle, Creighton “Wayne” Yankton, Nathan Ghost Jr., Chance White Plume, Mario White Butterfly, Fernando White Butterfly and Gabe White Plume.

Honorary pallbearers will be Hermus Janis & Family, Earl Tall, Betty Janis, Andrea Mannheim, Bettina Breightert, Rick & Ethlene Iron Crow-Two Dogs, Frankie Boerschig, Denise Randall, Denise Cabral-White Hawk, Charlotte Black Elk, JoAnn Tall, Darla Black, Emma Red Elk, Christine Laety, Mary Jane Running Shield, Betty Little Dog, Colleen White Butterfly, Sharon Respects Nothing, Tanya Lehrman, Louise (Enos) White Butterfly, Vikki Left Hand, Mary White, Lavina Cutt, Bertha Cutt, Leda One Feather, (Karen), Dave & Tiny Pourier, Alice Phelps, Mamie Looks Twice, Farrell Thunder Hawk, Jr. & Family, and All Friends & Relatives.  

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD