Celine Black Tail Deer


Funeral services for 70-year old Celine Black Tail Deer are Mon, Jan 24, 2022 at 11:00 at the Manderson CAP Office in Manderson, SD, with Ms Joyce Tibbitts officiating and traditional Lakota services by Mr Mike Little Boy

Burial is at the Looks Twice Family Cemetery, 1½ mile SW of Manderson in the White Horse Creek Community.

A one-night wake service starts Sun, Jan 23, at 3:00 also at the Manderson CAP Office 

Celine Black Tail Deer was born on November 9, 1951 at home in White Horse Creek, SD to Louisa (Flying Hawk) & Thomas Black Tail Deer. Celine made her journey to the Spirit World on January 10, 2022 at the Sunset Manor Avera Nursing Home in Irene, SD.

Celine is survived by her daughter, Clardene Black Tail Deer; siblings, Florence Black Tail Deer and James Black Tail Deer; grandchildren, Shihela, Shyla, Shania and Eli Small, Jr., Virgil, Arlen, Jr., Nevada Janis, Anthony Looks Twice, Addison DeSersa, Adam & Shane Spoonhunter, Leroy Looks Twice III, Alyssa Looks Twice, Gordon Looks Twice, Jr., Megan Red Willow, Darrell Looks Twice, Dakota Flying Hawk, Krista Iron Boy, Alex Looks Twice, Jr., Patricia Looks Twice, and Allison Looks Twice; great-grandchildren, Kiera Webb, Nariha, Mariuana, Layiuna, and Maliea Small, Gracyn Glory Stands, Aliza Looks Twice, Myra Looks Twice, Cruz DeLeon, Victorio DeLeon, Cio Flying Hawk, Amelia Janis, Thane Janis, Lisandra Tall, Lariah Tall, Lorraine Tall, Hermis Tall, Earl Sean Tall, Laurell Tall, Elias LaDeaux, Howie, Brexleigh, and Cyrus Spoon Hunter; nieces, Louise (Byron) DeSersa and Juanita Black Tail Deer; and nephews, Leroy (Marla) Looks Twice Jr, Gordon (Lisa) Looks Twice, Sr., Richard Looks Twice, and Alex Looks Twice Sr. 

Celine was preceded in death by her parents, Louisa (Flying Hawk) & Thomas Black Tail Deer; sisters, Alva Looks Twice-Black Tail Deer and Jane Black Tail Deer; brothers, Moses Black Tail Deer and Alexander Black Tail Deer; and niece, Adrianna Black Tail Deer.

Pallbearers will be Nevada Janis, Anthony Looks Twice, Leroy Looks Twice III, Martin Black Tail Deer, Alvin Little Moon, Steve Black Tail Deer, Gordon Looks Twice, Jr., Alex Looks Twice, Jr., Lance Black Tail Deer and Eli Small, Jr. 

Honorary pallbearers will be Carla Sleeping Bear & family, Robert James Spotted Bear & family, Gwen Cuny & family, Evelyn Protector & family, Red Elk Family, Flying Hawk Family, Black Tail Deer Family, Jumping Eagle Family, Cynthia & Pete Stands & family, Gibbons Family, Joyce & Janice Little Dog & family, Blossom Johnson & family, Colleen White Butterfly, Jeanette Eagle Hawk, James D. Wike, Matthew Yellow Bull, Mona, Paula, and Pete Brown, Bush Family, Ten Fingers Family, Blacksmith Family, Shoulder Family, Cedar Face Family, Ghost Family, LaDeaux Family, Sunset Manor Avera Nursing Home, White Horse Creek Community, and All Friends & Relatives.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD