Brandon Bettelyoun

Funeral services for 38-year old Brandon Bettelyoun are Monday, October 26, 2020 at 2:00 PM at the TNT Building in Wanblee, SD, with Lay Minister Anthony Wounded Head Sr and Lay Reader Mona Vocu officiating and traditional Lakota service by Mr Richard Moves Camp

Burial service will be at the Gethsemane Episcopal Cemetery in Wanblee

A two-night wake service starts Saturday, October 24, 2020 at 1:00 PM at the TNT Building in Wanblee with evening prayers at 7:00 PM each night. 

Brandon Lee Bettelyoun “Tatuye Topa Hoksila” was born on September 3, 1982 in Pine Ridge, SD to Earlene Rooks and George Bettelyoun, Sr. Brandon made his journey to the Spirit World on October 12, 2020 in Pine Ridge, SD.

Brandon was preceded in death by his father, George Bettelyoun, Sr.; grandparents, Irma Bear Stops, Jesse Running Bear, Eugenia and Ross Bettelyoun; brother, James McLaughlin; and aunt, Norma Philbrick.

Brandon is survived by his mother, Earlene Rooks; children, Kellin Short Horn, Heaven Bettelyoun, Justes Poor Bear, Leilani McLaughlin, Josiah, Siri and Kennoy Brave Heart; siblings, George, Jr., Patrick, Wayne, Tallon, Brandi, Lindsey,  and Lacey Bettelyoun, Tony Yellow Elk, Louis and Joshua Macias, Ronald and Yvonne Bear Stops, Shawn, Paul, Lisa and Thenda Zimiga, Frank Rogers, Megan, Kanisha, Tamera, Anna and Candida Rooks, Shantai Philbrick and Steph Big Crow; godparents, Hobert & Georgia Zimiga; special friend, Brianna Brave Heart; and special nieces/nephews, Kimimila, Kenlee, Dominique, Clinton, Ohiniya, Kaina, Bella, Skuya, Kamera, Liv, Keya, Kendrell, KayShuan, Kylor, Makya, Baby Boy, Zalaya, Aurora, Jaxon, Ariella, Abby, Tayla, Montane, Kaden, Toniah, Santoine, Keaton, Kamryn, Kaycee, Khaleesi, Khassandra, Kaeliani, Kamari’Ana, Jacoby and Gabriella; and All Nieces, Nephews, Aunts, Uncles and Cousins.

Pallbearers will be Sylvester Thomas, Luke Pebeahsy, Jared Alford, Stephen Quiver, Garfield Steele, Delbert Montgomery, Brett Bettelyoun, Treston Eagle Staff, Dave Stone, Dawn Moves Camp, Lois Winters, Sonia Bissonette and Corey Twiss.

Honorary pallbearers will be All Friends & Relatives

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD