Cole Villarreal


Funeral services for 22-year old Cole Villarreal are Tues, Dec 28, 2021 at 11:00 at the Wounded Knee District School in Manderson, SD, with Fr Edmund Yainao, S.J., officiating.

Burial is at St Agnes Catholic Cemetery in Manderson

A one-wake service starts Mon, Dec 27, at 2:00, also at the Wounded Knee District School in Manderson

Cole Martinez Villarreal was born on March 27, 1999 in Pine Ridge, SD to Tamara Villarreal and Andre Janis. Cole made his journey to the Spirit World on December 20, 2021 in Manderson, SD.

Cole is survived by his mother, Tamara (Phillip Bissonette) Villarreal; father, Andre (Martha Protector) Janis; son, Mael Villarreal; siblings, Daniel Villarreal (MaClay Ten Fingers & Corrina Villarreal, Christian Janis, Scotty Roy, Cruz Gibbons, David Gibbons, Jr., Greg “Buddy” Romero, Jr., Frankie Cordova, Laci Roy, Collena Rodriguez, Catalina Rodriguez, Frankie Villarreal, Veronica Romero, Carolyn Romero, Doris Romero, Tamera Steele, Jessica LaDeaux, Andrea Janis, Brynda Janis, Ashlee Randall, Tamara Randall, Kim Randall, and Jackie Randall; grandmother, Lisa White Hawk; aunts, Yolanda Villarreal, Patty Villarreal, Francesca Villarreal, Colleen Steele, Rosalinda Villarreal, Jovita Seda, Lucy Seda, Lisa Lone Hill, Lisa Looks Twice, Elena Kindness, Pamela Janis, and Sheila Janis; and uncles, George Villarreal, Leo Villarreal, Rico Seda, Sylvester Gonzalez, Effren Gonzalez, and Gordon Looks Twice, Sr.

Cole was preceded in death by his grandparents, Frank Martinez Villarreal, Carole Lois (Looks Twice) Villarreal, Curtis Janis, and Jean Janis; siblings, Carl Janis, Andre Janis, Jr., and Angel Jumping Eagle; and aunts, Lucetta Villarreal and Corrina Villarreal.

Pallbearers will be Randy Borschig, Carmena Clifford, Ben Smoke, Clayton Gibbons, Tristan Twiss, Will Janis (Jordan Seda), Gordy Looks Twice, Jr., John LaDeaux, Thomas Clifford (Henry Clifford), Winston Mesteth, Virgil Janis, Lance Black Tail Deer, and Megan Red Willow/LaDeaux.

Honorary pallbearers will be Lonnie LaDeaux & family, Roy Family, Looks Twice Family, Jay Chase, Nate Hackett, Clifford Family, White Butterfly Family, Shan Little Dog & family, Spencer Family, Black Elk Family, Red Elk Family, Jumping Eagle & TSC Family, DeLeon Family, Pourier Family, Shoulders Family, Pawnee Leggins Family, Big Fish & Family, Rodriguez Family, Protector Family, Randall Family, DeSersa Family, Morgan & Rico Cortez & Family, Blossom Johnson & Family, Aaliya Janis & Family, Flandreau Indian School & Friends, White Hawk Family, Kindness Family, King Family, Black Bear Family, Janis Family, Seminole Family, Red Owl Family, Zimmerman Family, and All Friends & Relatives.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD