Thomas “Tom” Vocu


Memorial Services for 70-year old Thomas Jacob “Tom” Vocu of Batesland will be held at a later date once the COVID-19 restrictions are lifted for everyone’s personal safety.

A veteran of the U-S Army, Thomas Jacob Vocu was born on July 6, 1949 in Rosebud, SD to Leo Vocu and Loretta (Whiting) Vocu and made his journey to the Spirit World on March 25, 2020 in Rapid City, SD.

Thomas is survived by his daughters, Jessica (William) Vocu, Julienne (Steve) Vocu, Connie (Alec) Lopez-Morgan, Gabrielle (Vinny) LeBeau; son, Tino (Jenna) Lopez; hunka daughters, Wamni Bear Runner and Jenn Spotted Bear; hunka son, Jarren Spoon Hunter; siblings, Gayle Vocu, John Vocu, Ramona Vocu, Richard Vocu, Leona Jewett, Anthony Vocu, Lucy Vocu and Monica Vocu; 27 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.

Thomas was preceded in death by his beloved parents, Leo & Loretta (Whiting) Vocu; brother, William “Bill” Vocu; and sister, Cathy Vocu.

Honorary Pallbearers will be All Friends & Relatives.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD