Jonathon Poor Bear


Graveside services for 47-year-old Jonathon Poor Bear are Monday, August 23, 2021 at noon at St Stephen’s Catholic Cemetery in Kyle, SD, with Ron Seminara officiating and traditional Lakota services by Mr Merle Whistler

Jonathon Faith Poor Bear was born on November 18, 1973 in Kayenta, AZ to Maryann Poor Bear. Jonathon made his journey to the Spirit World on August 7, 2021 in Farmington, NM.

Jonathon is survived by his fiancé, Ruth Poor Man; son, Flynn Sells of Shonto, AZ; and siblings, Julie Poor Bear, Maggie Poor Bear, and Edwin Poor Bear; aunt, Marilyn Pourier; and uncles, Reginald White Elk and Neil Poor Bear.

Jonathon was preceded in death by his mother, Maryann Poor Bear; sister, Susan Fool Bull; grandfather, Emerson Poor Bear; and grandmothers, Jessie Eagle Heart and Susie Fool Head.

Pallbearers will be Ron Pourier, Scotty Scott, Lane Scott, Leon Poor Bear, Ferris White Bull, Manuel Fool Head, and William Rouillard.

Honorary pallbearers will be Judy Rouillard, Cheryl Whistler, Merle Whistler, Lucy Bull Bear, Regina Sells of AZ, Sally Sells of AZ, Monika Yazzie of AZ, Harry Yazzie, Jr. of Kyle, SD, Maxine White Elk-Broken Nose, Manuel Fool Head & family, Denise Poor Bear-Harris, Charles Poor Bear, Juanita Kalama-White Elk, Martin Poor Bear, Mark Poor Bear, Greta White Elk, Jessie Kalama, Cordelia White Elk, Hannah White Elk, numerous relatives in Oregon and Kyle, SD, and All Friends & Relatives Near & Far.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD

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