Funeral Services for 2-month old Royden Lynn Yankton III are Saturday, August 28, 2021 at 2:00 at the T&T Center in Wanblee, SD, with traditional Lakota Services by Mr Richard Moves Camp & Ms Rita Brown
Burial is at the Gethsemane Episcopal Cemetery in Wanblee, SD.
A one-night wake starts Friday, August 27, at 2:00, also at the T&T Center in Wanblee, SD.
Royden Lynn Yankton III was born on June 01, 2021 in Sioux Falls, SD to Royden L. Yankton, Jr. and Natasha Belt. Royden made his journey to the Spirit World on August 11, 2021 in Martin, SD.
Royden is survived by his parents, Royden L Yankton, Jr. and Natasha Belt; siblings, Derrick Star Comes Out, Jr. and Clara Little; aunts & uncles, William Bettelyoun, Regina Bettelyoun, Rebecca Yankton, Robin Yankton, Lou Shane Garnette, Brendan Bettelyoun, Treyton Wounded Head, Autumn Rose Bettelyoun (cousin), Alex Bettelyoun, Roylynn Yankton, Kolton Belt, Tristan Belt, Toretto Thunder, Lovelynn Thunder, Antoine Chipps, and Victoria Blue Legs; grandparents, Brenda Bettelyoun, Marlin Fineran, Benita Belt, Harley Bettelyoun, Edward Bettelyoun, Ross (Patricia) Bettelyoun, Tina & Vern Standing Soldier, Clifford (Marilyn) Standing Soldier, Timothy Swallow, Lawrence Bettelyoun, Lois & Poncho Whiting, Albert & Tammy Bettelyoun, and Stacy Blue Legs; and family friend/parent, Milford Ashley.
Royden was preceded in death by his uncle, Wyatt Belt; grandfathers, Royden Yankton, Sr, George Bettelyoun, and Alvin Bettelyoun; special grandmother, Dominique Bettelyoun; great-grandmother, Eugenia Witt-Bettelyoun; aunt, Autumn Rose Bettelyoun; and special uncles, Joseph Standing Bear and Wyatt Belt.
In Loving Memory of all our Family who passed before Royden.
Pallbearers will be William Bettelyoun, Treyton Wounded Head, Brenden Bettelyoun, and Carlos Bald Eagle.
Honorary pallbearers will be All Friends & Relatives.
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD