Funeral services for 59-year old Cleveland Broken Rope are Sat, Jan 9, 2021 at 1:00 at the Kyle Community Church in Kyle, SD, with Pastor David Lays Bad officiating and traditional Lakota services by Mr Rick Two Dogs and Mr Francis Morrison
Burial is at the Broken Rope Family Cemetery, No Flesh Community in Kyle
Visitation precedes the funeral from 10:00 AM ~ 1:00 PM, also at the Kyle Community Church in Kyle
Cleveland James Broken Rope was born on March 24, 1961 in Pine Ridge, SD to Emmett Little Whiteman and Mildred Broken Rope. Cleveland made his journey to the Spirit World on January 2, 2021 in Kyle, SD.
Cleveland is survived by his daughter, Delilah Thunder Chief of Rapid City, SD; sister, Emmaline (Ervin) Ferguson of Kyle, SD; aunts, Marilyn (Francis) Morrison of Norris, SD and Belnita (Garrett) Little Bear of Wounded Knee, SD; uncles, Joe & Elwin Broken Rope, both of Kyle, SD; and cousins, Alvon Little Whiteman and Joyce Little Whiteman-Didier, both of Kyle, SD.
Cleveland was preceded in death by his parents, Emmett Little Whiteman and Mildred Broken Rope; sister, Floretta Ann Broken Rope; aunts, Delores Takes War Bonnett, Lucy Little Whiteman, and Alvira Little Whiteman; uncles, John Yellow Hawk, Ray Takes War Bonnett, Al Little Whiteman, Sr., and Bernard Little Whiteman; cousin, Al Little Whiteman, Jr.; and grandparents, Luke & Katie Broken Rope, and Louis & Emily Little Whiteman.
Pallbearers will be Lee Red Owl, Jeremy American Horse, Basil Broken Rope, Elwood Broken Rope, Francis Morrison III, Darrol Little Whiteman, Aaron Broken Rope, Brandon Yellow Hawk, Cory Red Owl, Ata Yellow Hawk and Ray Takes War Bonnett, Jr.
Honorary pallbearers will be All Friends & Relatives.
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD