Funeral services for 5-week old Isabella Tello are Sunday, Sept 18, 2022 at noon at the Wounded Knee District School in Manderson, SD, with The Rev. Harold Eagle Bull officiating and traditional Lakota services by Mr Ivis Long Visitor
Burial is at St Thomas Episcopal Cemetery in Manderson
A one-night wake service starts Sat, Sept 17, at 1:30 at the Wounded Knee District School in Manderson
Isabella Wiconi Tello was born on August 3, 2022 in Council Bluffs, Iowa, to Maria Reynoso Tello. Isabella made her journey to the Spirit World on September 6, 2022 at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, NE.
Isabella is survived by her mother, Maria Reynoso Tello; her twin sister, Miabella Wicozani Tello; her fur brothers Nala Tello, Mr. Bunny Tello and Brandon Chavez; grandparents, Koren (Jumping Eagle) Chavez, Jesus Tello, Ron Jumping Eagle, Jr., and George Jumping Eagle; great grandmother, Darla Black; and aunts, Marisa Chavez and Angelica Chavez.
Isabella was preceded in death by her great grandfather, Robert “Ronnie” Jumping Eagle, Sr.; great-great grandparents, Pauline LaDeaux-Palmer, Vernon Long Black Cat, Robert & Rebecca Jumping Eagle, Nancy Shields; and aunt, Lakota Sky Jumping Eagle.
Pallbearers will be Mato Cika Poor Bear, Nancy Jumping Eagle, Pauline Jumping Eagle, George Jumping Eagle, Jr., and Waniyetu Win Jumping Eagle.
Honorary pallbearers will be Tello Family, Chavez Family, Jumping Eagle Family, Aguilar Family, LaDeaux Family, Torres Family, Bad Heart Bull Family, Long Black Cat Family, Shields Family, Tall Family, Matriarch Norma Shields Tiospaye, Earl Tall, Bette Janis, Joann Tall, Louie Janis, Mariann Janis, Ethelene Janis, Vina Roan Eagle, Christina Diaz, Pheona Black Elk, Farrah White Butterfly, Kim Perez, Ashley Ramirez, Alice Perkins, Jackie Siers, Kris Ross,, Arvol Looking Horse, Red Ribbon Skirt Society, Brave Heart Society, All Friends & Family in Lincoln, NE, and All Friends & Relatives too numerous to mention.
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD