Anaihley Ramirez-Helper


Funeral services for 3-year old Anaihley Ramirez-Helper are Wed, April 3, 2024 at 11:00 at the #9 Community Church in Manderson, SD, with Pastor Jeremy Mouw officiating.

Burial is at St Mark’s Episcopal Cemetery in Rockyford, SD

A two-night wake service starts Monday, April 1, at 1:00 at the #9 Community Church in Manderson with evening services starting at 6:00 each night.

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Anaihley Ramirez-Helper was born on January 23, 2021 in Denver, CO to Jessica Helper and Santiago Ramirez-Perez. Anaihley made her journey to the spirit world on March 14, 2024 at her home in Denver, CO.

Anaihley is survived by her parents Jessica A Helper and Santiago Ramirez Perez; as well as her 6 siblings Mikiyela Kaline, Antonio Helper, Aaron Banuelos, Jose M Helper, Vladimir Quintanilla, and Santiago Ramirez Jr, all of Denver, CO; Grandparents Bridgette Helper of Denver, Gerardo Soto Morales of Lanar, CO, and Herlinda Perez Hortalejo of Chihuahua, Mexico; Aunties Maria Helper of Manderson, SD, Thea Murray of Denver, Yadibel Tapia of Denver, and Maria de la luz Ramirez Perez of Chihuahua; Uncles Jose Helper, Ezequiel Guardado, and Gonzalo Ramirez Perez, all from Denver, and Manuel F. Ramirez Perez of Chihuahua; Cousins Ohiyesa Win, Harlee, Oyate Ki Nuwikcacijiwin, Wigmuke Wakan Win, Tingleska Ska Win, Thokeya Mani White Plume, Jade & Samara Ramirez Tapia; nephew Makoa Long Crow; and numerous extended Family members

Anaihley was preceded in death by siblings Baby Boy Sanchez and Baby Girl Lopez; Great-Grandpas Noah Helper, Marvin Helper, Everette Helper, Roy Helper Sr, Delbert Helper, Jacob “Jr” Helper, and Junior Hollow Horn Bear; Great-Grandma’s, Maribel Mexican, Dorothy Afraid of Hawk, and Evelyn Poor Thunder; Grandpas Frank “Little Guy” Johnson, and Andrea Head; Grandma, Lyola J Head; Uncles Joaquin Helper and Miguel Angel Guardado Jr; and Aunties Deziree Martinez, Mia Tail, Annabelle & Jimmy Tolson, and Joyce Jones.

Pallbearers will be Ezequiel Guardado, Paris Helper, Zuya White Plume, Nunpa White Plume, Ulysses Two Crow Sr, Devon Long Crow and Quentin Two Crow.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Rick & Ethleen Two Dogs & Family, Angie & Percy White Plume & Family, David & Nyla Swallow & Family, Jackie Headley & Family, Renae & Paris Helper & Family, Vanessa & Alfred Swallow & Family, Janice Afraid Hawk & Family, Babette Thin Elk & Family, Donna Eagle Bull & Family, Ethel Swallow & Family, Misty Yellow Bull & Family, Kimberly M. Weston & Family, Wamniyomni Bear Runner & Family, Quentin & Chelsea & Family, Ulysses Two Crow, Sr. & Family, Julie Yellow Cloud & Family, Miranda Thunder Horse & Family, Erica & Nunpa White Plume & Family, Marsha & William Franklin, Paul & Eloise Kelly & Family, Lloyd Kelly, Debbie Blacketter, Chelly Murray & Family, Darious Murray & Family, Kassandra Luna & Family, Trish & Andy Fleckenstein, Karyl Vigil & Family, Andrea Lievanos & Family, Autumn Swift Hawk & Family, Jessica Quezada & Family, Ana Cortez & Family, Norma Balderama & Family, Trina Lone Hill & Family, Tara Longman & Family, Gena Thunder Hawk & Family, Joe Giago & Family, Lana Two Dogs & Family, S Ramona White Plume & Family, Rita White Plume, Valentina Makes Him First & Family, Leda One Feather & Family, Ione Swallow & Family, Ace No Braid & Family, Bryan Brewer & Family, Monica Whirlwind Horse & Family, Bob & Nancy Yahn, Delores Pacheco & Family, and All Relatives and Friends.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD