Funeral services for 66-year old Merrill Good Voice Flute are Thurs, July 14, 2022 at 10:00 at Brother Rene Hall in Oglala, SD, with Sister Barb Bogenschutz and Pastor Asa Wilson officiating.
Burial is at St John’s Episcopal Cemetery in Oglala.
A one-wake service starts Wed, July 13, at 2:30 at Brother Rene Hall in Oglala
Merrill Calvin Good Voice Flute was born on March 3, 1956 in Oglala, SD to Levi Good Voice Flute and Bertha Fights Bear. Merrill made his journey to the Spirit World on July 4, 2022 in Oglala, SD.
Merrill is survived by siblings, Ricky (Kathleen) Good Voice Flute and Diane Crow; godson, Aliastair Crow; niece, Avis Crow-Austin; nephews, Vincent Good Voice Flute, Brian Lee, Lenny Good Voice Flute, Gearney, Jr. and Barrett.
Merrill was preceded in death by his brothers Gearney, Herman, Carl, and Gillard; sisters, Larina Vierra and Betty Good Voice Flute; cousin, Fritz Blue Horse; nephew, Daryl Crow; grandparents, Guy Good Voice Flute, Sr., Alice Little Soldier, Austin Good Voice Flute, and Clara Chase In Winter.
Pallbearers will be Daniel New Holy, Herman Good Voice Flute, Jr., Daryke Cross Dog-Crow, Brian Lee, Delane Blacksmith, Bill Ten Fingers, Toni Ten Fingers, and Vincent Lame.
Honorary pallbearers will be all of the White River Baseball Players, all Horse Shoe Players, Scabby Face Families, Gilson Ten Fingers & Family, Erlinda Red Ear Horse & Family, Vaughn Helper, All Ten Fingers Families, Corwin Blacksmith, Nora & Randy Boesem, Benjamin Kirkland & Family, Katherine Montague, Monica Good Voice Flute, Herminia Good Voice Flute-Clarke, and All Friends & Relatives.