Funeral services for 17-year old Donte LaDeaux are Sat, Sept 24, 2022 at 11:00 at On Common Ground Church in Rapid City, SD, with traditional Lakota services by Wade Broken Nose
Burial follows at 1:00 at the Mountain View Cemetery in Rapid City
A two-night wake service starts Thurs, Sept 22, at 3:00 at the On Common Ground Church in Rapid City.
Donte Eric LaDeaux was born on September 8, 2005m in Rapid City, SDm to Donny LaDeaux and Corrine Vermillion. Donte made his journey to the Spirit World on September 13, 2022 in Rapid City, SD.
Donte is survived by his mother Corinne Vermillion of Rapid city, SD; siblings Carlos Janis Sr, Dustin Janis Jr, Kooleo Janis, and Donny LaDeau Jr, all of Rapid City, SD; grandparents Madonna and Charles Vermillion Jr of Rapid City, SD, and Virginia Janis; aunts Lori LaDeaux, Christa Yellow Boy, Renae Yellow Boy, RaeAnn Yellow Boy, Tina Vermillion, and Heather Vermillion; uncles Virgil LaDeaux Jr, David Shoulders, Andy Pawnee Leggins, Charles Wesley Vermillion, Conan Janis, and Fabian Garcia; cousins Brianna Vermillion, Christina Vermillion, Antowain Janis, and numerous cousins.
Donte was preceded in death by his father Donny LaDeaux Sr; maternal great-grandparents, Richard & Bernadine Green, Evelyn Walking Elk, and Charles Vermillion Sr; paternal grandparents, Linda & Virgil LaDeaux Sr, Kaye & John Eagle Bull; brother Brandon Lybarger; sister Natasha Janis; uncle Lonni LaDeaux; aunt Sandee Long; and best friend Ethan Daniel Pacer.
Pallbearers will be Carlos Janis Sr, Dustin Janis Jr, Kooleo Janis, Donny LaDeaux Jr, Shane Bad Wound, Erik Grinnell, Derrik Allen, Tyrell Waters, Isiah Hernandez, Ashton Shaw, Chucky Pacer, Will Jackson, Rey Hernandez, and Alden Broken Rope.
Honorary pallbearers will be Santana Janis, Raymond Janis, Payton Pierce Soderlin, Isaac Running Shield, Ian Pug, Steven Jackson, Violet Richards-Lucero, Dalando Janis, Ronnie Skates, Julia Pacer, Julianna Steidly, Stain Janis, All of the family from Boys Club, Coaches, all Family, Relatives, & Friends, and all who loved him.
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD