April Bad Yellow Hair


Funeral services for 44-year old April Bad Yellow Hair are Sat, April 15, at 1:00 at Joyner Hall in Pine Ridge, SD, with Pastors Mary Ann Condon and Travis Condon officiating.

Burial is at St Peter’s Catholic Cemetery in Manderson, SD.

A two-night wake service starts Thurs, April 13, at 2:30 at Joyner Hall in Pine Ridge, SD

Online condolences may be left at Siouxfuneralhome.com

April Lee Bad Yellow Hair “Nagi Oowan Yang Waste Win” (Beautiful Soul Woman) was born on April 21, 1978 in Pine Ridge, SD to Alvin and Phoebe (Monroe) Bad Yellow Hair.  April made her journey to the Spirit World on April 5, 2023 at the Monument Health Hospital in Rapid City, SD.

April is survived by her parents Alvin & Phoebe Bad Yellow Hair; children Kayandra (Xavier) Rowland, Mia (Maza) Bad Yellow Hair, and Gregg (Jetta) Rowland; grandchildren Alaia Mason-Malone, Magazu Bad Yellow Hair, Kaizen Rowland, and Dayton Bad Yellow Hair; sisters Alvina (Lester) Bad Yellow Hair, Melanie (Joseph) Briseno, Maybeline (Michael) Klepadlo, Roylene (Angel) Bad Yellow Hair, and Marlena (Austin) Bad Yellow Hair; special friend Louis Few Tails; aunts Jessie Pulliam & Family, Emily Lakota-Red Cloud & Family, Delores Red Shirt & Family, and Matilda Red Shirt & Family; hunka daughter Tinsley Bad Yellow Hair; and hunka brothers Rich Red Hawk, Owen Black Elk, Travis & Steve Yankton, and William Kills Enemy.

Pallbearers will be Carlos Ramos III, Tony Vocu Jr, Vincent Klepadlo, Matthew Charging Crow, Asa Bad Yellow Hair, Bradley Briseno, Timothy Bad Yellow Hair, Arlen Rowland, Gregg Swick Jr, Wakinyan Rowland, and Tyler Rowland.

Honorary pallbearers will be Avis Monroe, Calvin & Theresa Monroe, Iva Black Elk, Stephanie Yankton & Family, Manny Swick, Lana Bagola, Shawn Yankton, Whitney Kindle, Tamera Marshall, Bobby Brown Eyes, Tara Black Elk, Jenny Stover & Family, Aaron Little Bear & Family, Brenda Pumpkin Seed & Family, Elena Her Many Horses, Allyson Wright & Family, Gena Heinhart & Family, Lucy Slyard & Family, Melva Crazy Bear & Family, Bernadine Rowland & Family, Dale Bear Saves Life & Family, Shirley Bear Robe & Family, Marion, Phillip, & Rose Rowland, Mona Little Bear, Thomas Red Hawk, Tiffney Red Hawk & Family, Altonette Belt, Jamie Goings, Hattie He Crow, Chevya Eagle Louse, Crystal Fast Horse, Rosebud Old Horse, George Villareal, Malcolm Horse, Patsy Red Elk, Jenny Briseno, Whitney He Crow & Family, Brandon Briseno Sr, Erica Ghost, Lorelei Two Bulls, Rueben Looks Twice, Lisa Dixon, Dora Good Plume & Family, Evangeline Fast Horse & Family, Mary Ann Condon, Gerald Red Cloud Sr & Family, Jeanette Red Hawk & Family, Ida Brave Heart, Jennifer Rowland & Family, Gina Star Comes Out, Carla Sleeping Bear, Pam Ten Fingers, Clarence Rowland, Mary Haugan, Michelle “Kathy” Moore, Red Bear Family, New Holy Family,  Red Elk Family, Ghost Family, Twiss Family, Crazy Bear Family, Brings Plenty Family, and All Friends & Relatives.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD