Funeral services for 58-year old Belleron Robert Blue Bird Sr are Saturday, August 8, 2020, at 4:00 at the Porcupine Presbyterian Church Grounds in Porcupine, SD, with traditional Lakota services by Mr Tom Cheyenne
Burial Services are at the Porcupine Presbyterian Cemetery in Porcupine, SD
Visitation will precede the funeral from 12:30-4:00 PM, also at the Porcupine Presbyterian Church Grounds in Porcupine, SD
Belleron Robert Blue Bird Sr “Nape Un Wowa” was born on January 15, 1962 in Pine Ridge, SD, to Bryan Blue Bird Sr and Theodora Tail. Belleron, Sr made his journey to the Spirit World on July 30, 2020, at the Monument Health Home Plus Hospice in Rapid City, SD.
Belleron coached PeeWee Basketball at Our Lady of Lourdes and was also the Physical Education Teacher. Belleron was also a Security Guard at the O.S.T. Headquarters, and worked for the Oglala Sioux Lakota Housing Authority as a plumber for numerous years.
Belleron graduated from O.C.S. in 1981. Belleron enjoyed playing fast pitch, basketball, watching sports, and was a proud Pittsburgh Steelers fan. Belleron loved his children and grandchildren very much and he will be greatly missed.
Belleron was preceded in death by his grandfather, Asa Two Dogs, Sr., grandmother, Edna Lone Hill-Two Dogs; father, Bryan Blue Bird, Sr.; mother, Theodora Tail; uncle, Asa Two Dogs, Jr.; aunts, Kaye Red Hail, Edna Apple, and Regina Grabbing Bear; niece, Jackie Richard, father-in-law, Francis White Dress, Sr.; daughter, Emily Blue Bird; son, Asa D. Blue Bird; and sister, Brenda Blue Bird.
Belleron is survived by his children, Belleron Blue Bird, Jr. and Terri Mesteth both of Porcupine, SD, Richard A. Blue Bird of Pine Ridge, SD, William D. Blue Bird, Belle R. Blue Bird, and Catherine Blue Bird all of Rapid City, SD, Timothy R. White Dress of Kyle, SD, and Karen Mesteth of Sioux Falls, SD; spouse, Lucille White Dress of Rapid City, SD; siblings, Carla (Tom) Cheyenne of Cheyenne, WY, Theresa Blue Bird of Rapid City, SD, Bryan Blue Bird, Jr., Lonnie Richard, Ryan Blue Bird, Jeanette Black Elk, and Howard Blue Bird all of Pine Ridge, SD, Carol (Paul) Madden of Pine Bluffs, WY, Marie Giron of Denver, CO, Tommy Blue Bird of California, and Danielle LeBeaux of Porcupine, SD; and numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, & nephews.
Pallbearers will be Brennan Cheyenne, Dakota Richard, Asa Two Crow, John M. Caldwell, Jr., Filemon Munoz, Andy Thunder Hawk, Ryan Lame, John White Dress, Taylor White Dress, and Robert Hernandez.
Honorary pallbearers will be Ruth Cedar Face & Family, Becki Cedar Face & Family, Reggie Cedar Face, Jim Cedar Face, Myrtle Cedar Face & Family, Darell Blue Bird & Family, Jordan Whiting, Jeremy Cheyenne, Darell Spotted Elk, Jr. & Family, Robert Red Shirt, Sr. & Family, Francis Spotted Elk & Family, Pete & Joe Swift Bird, Tom Brings, Slim, Richard Hill, Clarence & Chris Walking Eagle, Willie White, Ron Morrison, Archie Backwards, Sr. Alan Bacwards, San Backwards, Austin Backwards, Sr., Wayne Trueblood, J.D. Big Crow, Alvin Janis, Lisa High Wolf, Clarence & Betty Returns, Christopher & Mahto Fire Thunder, Karen Red Elk & Family, Sharon Bad Bear, Carol Bad Bear & Family, Terry & Bonnie Returns & Family, Jim Richard & Family, Dale Richard & Family, Marvin & Jackie & Family, Jerry Bearshield & Family, Thelma Tail & Family, Cheyenne Long Jaw, Shannon Struble, Geraldine Fast Horse & Family (Hunka Ina), Joshua Wannamaker & Family, Juliana Munoz & Family, Sioux Dawn Wannamaker, Boyd White Dress, Francis White Dress, Jr., Wallace White Dress, Sr., Ted & Mary Lame & Family, Donovan & Cynthia Thunder Hawk & Family, Steve & Amelia White Dress-Bear Eagle & Family, Brennan & Jolene Ten Fingers & Family, Helen Red Feather, Georgette Red Shirt & Family, Violet Bissonette & Family, Lone Hill Family, Horn Beck Family, Monument Health & Hospice, Bennett County Nursing Home, O.S.L.H.A., and all nieces nephews, relatives & friends.
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD