Vicentia “Cindy” Pacheco


Graveside services for 51-year old Vicentia Gay “Cindy” Pacheco are Friday, May 22, 2020 at noon at the St. Mark’s Episcopal Cemetery near Rockyford, SD, with traditional Lakota services by Mr Mike Little Boy

Visitation services will precede the graveside service that morning from 10:00-11:00 at the Sioux Funeral Home in Pine Ridge, SD.

Vicentia “Cindy” Gay Pacheco was born on July 24, 1968 in Rapid City, SD to Wilma Thin Elk and Vincent Cadotte. Cindy made her journey to the spirit world on May 17, 2020 at the Lutheran Hospice in Wheat Ridge, CO.

Cindy is survived by her mother, Wilma Thin Elk; daughter, Dolores Lillian Pacheco; son, Asay Charles Spotted Eagle; siblings, Babette Thin Elk, Asay (Avanelle) No Braid, Michelle Eagle Hunter, Margaret Eagle Hunter-Henry, Victoria Lee, Vanessa Foskey, Shelley Eagle Hunter, Vincent Cadotte, Jr., Douglas Cadotte, Shirley Bear Robe, Audrey Montray, Agnes & Cathy Randall, and Patrick Randall; and grandchildren, Mila Valentina Correa-Cruz, Kaique Lee Correa-Cruz, Gloria Vicentia Floriano-Tirado, Cecelia Ann Big Crow, Aziliya Piper, Wahujheza Big Crow, Tanksi Piper, Arlen Cuny, Jr.; nieces, Valentina Makes Him First, Lara No Braid, Larissa No Braid, and Vanessa Piper; and nephews, Nicholes Piper and Icamn Spotted Elk.

Cindy was preceded in death by her father, Vincent Cadotte; grandparents, Mildred Galligo-Holy Rock, Lawrence Galligo, and Charles “Jim” No Braid; siters, Valentina Thin Elk and Vergeline “Deborah” Cadotte-Floyd; niece, Victoria Piper; grandsons, Dauntay Lee Bad Milk and Damien Piper; and granddaughters, Nazoni Piper, Baylee Makes Him First, and Waniyetu Ska Win Piper.

Pallbearers will be Bryan Smith, Jr., Acey No Braid, Galveston Bass, Jr., Mike Piper, Icamna Spotted Elk, Carlos Floriano-Tirado, and Mike Respects Nothing.

Honorary pallbearers will be Roberta Twiss & Family, Shirley Poor Thunder & Family, Bonnie Holy Rock & Family, Richard Red Elk & Family, Mike & Lolita Little Boy & Family, LaVerne Yankton & Family, Ida Brushbreaker & Family, Juanita Lucio & Family, Victor Washington, Afraid of Hawk Family, Mexican Family, Crow Family, Bird Necklace Family, Geraldine Blue Bird & Family, Eli Bald Eagle, Venus Rodriguez, Frida Big Road & Family, Sally Apple & Family, Garfield Apple, Billy & Donna Jumping Eagle & Family, Latonna Plenty Wolf & Family, Melanie Janis & Family, Selma Johnson & Family, Blossom Johnson & Family, Sharon Bass & Family, Doree Jensen & Family, All Medical Staff of St. Joseph Hospital, All Medical Staff of St. Lutheran Hospital, All Medical Staff of St. Lutheran’s Hospice House, Denver Indian Center & Community, The Gathering Place of Colorado, All Colorado Friends, and All Friends & Relatives.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD