Calvet Patton


A Mass of Christian Burial for 65-year old Calvet Patton will be Tues, May 16, 2023 at 1:00 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Pine Ridge, SD, with traditional Lakota services by Doug Patton Jr.

Burial follows at 2:30 at the Holy Rosary Mission Catholic Cemetery near Pine Ridge.

A one-night wake service starts Monday, May 15, at noon at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Pine Ridge with evening services and Rosary at 7:00.

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Calvet Ann Patton was born on August 28, 1957 in Pine Ridge, SD to George B Patton and Inez (Ruff) Patton.  Calvet made her journey to the Spirit World on May 9, 2023 at her home in Rapid City, SD.

Calvet is survived by her brothers Darrell (Patty) Twiss and Doug (Rilda) Patton; and sister Estelle Goings.

Calvet was preceded in death by her father George Patton; mother Inez (Ruff) Patton; brothers Paul Patton and Wayne Patton; sisters Theresa Sis Ecoffey and Ivy Nita Patton; nephews Calvin “Sonny” Patton, Dale Ecoffey, and Michael Patton; nieces Paula Goings and Sonchia Goings; and grandchildren Lyle Carpio, Stephan Lyle Patton, and Stephan Paul Patton.

Pallbearers will be Cody Seaboy, Art Ecoffey, Tyler Seaboy, Shawn Patton Sr, Trini Seaboy Jr, Paul Goings, Dean Patton, Steve Swallow, George Patton, Walker Thompson, Rich Patton Jr, Bud Thompson, Derek Carpio, Tony Twiss, Kyle Thompson, Wade Patton, Mike Swallow, Jake Ecoffey, Bart Ecoffey, and George Ecoffey. 

Honorary pallbearers will be all family & friends.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD