Alex Arapahoe


Funeral services for 53-year old Alex Richard Arapahoe are Wed, April 7, 2021 at 10:00 AM at the Little Wound House of Prayer in Little Wound, SD, with Lay Minister Mona Vocu officiating.

Burial is at St Barnabas Episcopal Cemetery in Little Wound

A one-night wake service starts Tues, April 6, 2021 at 1:00 PM, also at the Little Wound House of Prayer 

    Alex Richard Arapahoe was born on July 15, 1967 in Pine Ridge, SD to Charlette Arapahoe and was raised by his uncle, Wilfred Arapahoe and his wife, Doris Two Bulls.  Alex made his journey to the Spirit World on March 29, 2021 at the White River Health Care Center in White River, SD.

Alex is survived by children, Alex Arapahoe, Jr., Crystal White Lance, Dominic Arapahoe, Sierra Arapahoe, and Sauncia Lunderman; spouse, Tanya Pawnee Leggins; stepmother, Doris Two Bulls; step-sons, Marcus Pawnee Leggins and Adam Brown; step-daughters, Mariah Pawnee Leggins and Marquita Janis; and grandchildren, Azura, Raziya Addi, AJ, Neveah, Lilly, & Baby Ed.

Alex was preceded in death by his mother, Charlette Arapahoe; father/uncle, Wilfred Arapahoe; grandparents, Herman Arapahoe and Alice Running Horse-Strikes Enemy; aunts, Dorothy Rose Wilson and Charlette Arapahoe; and uncles, Rudolph Arapahoe, Victor Arapahoe, Martin Arapahoe, and Webster Joseph Arapahoe, Sr.

Pallbearers will be Jerry Two Crow, Jr., Joseph Red Owl, Dave Red Owl, Les Two Bulls, Ryan Hernandez, Justin Garrett, Harold Fool Head, and Joseph Fool Head.

Honorary pallbearers will be Jerry & Caroline Two Bulls & Family, Diane Two Bulls & Family, Heather Spencer & Family, Valerie & Family, Val Washington, Loren Reyna, Denise Red Owl, Bill & Rita Shangreaux, Vanessa & Dwight Kills In Water, Joan Gay & Family, Alvira Shangreaux & Family, Cleveland Shot With Arrow & Family, Baptist Shangreaux, Sheralda Montileaux & Family, Theresa Mendoza & Family, Joseph Rosales & Family, Two Bulls Family, Arapahoe Family, and All Friends & Relatives.  

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD