David Rowland Jr


Funeral services for 31-year old David Rowland Jr are Wed, April 3, 2024 at 2:00 at the Wounded Knee Youth Building in Wounded Knee, SD, with Minister Cyrus Black Elk officiating.

Burial is at the Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery in Wounded Knee

A one-night wake service starts Tues, April 2, at 3:30 at the Wounded Knee Youth Building in Wounded Knee

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David Joseph Rowland Jr was born on May 6, 1992 in Pine Ridge, SD to David Rowland Sr and Ramona American Horse. David Jr made his journey to the Spirit World on March 24, 2024 in Rapid City, SD.

David is survived by his mother Ramona American Horse-Rowland; daughters Leshea, Miley, and Nadalin Rowland; sons Davien, Northern, Davey, and Mason Rowland; adopted son Demetrius Bagola; significant other, Denitra Bagola; sisters Rena (Duane) Waters and Jennifer Little Bear; grandfathers Joe American Horse and Dave American Horse; hunka mothers Dorothy Sun Bear and Denise Fast Wolf; nephews Glorian Black Bear, Hoksila Luta Rowland, and Emilio Perea; nieces Cante Skuya Ashliegh & Mary Shot To Pieces; and numerous cousins, nieces, & nephews.

David was preceded in death by his father David Rowland Sr; sisters Ashley Dawn Rowland and Emily Joyce Rowland-Black Bear; maternal grandparents Emmett American Horse and Ellan Reno (White Face) American Horse; and paternal grandparents Clarence Rowland and Cleon Ice.

Pallbearers will be Patrick Rowland Jr, Lawrence Shott Jr, Casey Red Cloud, Virgil Lefthand Jr, Jess Sun Bear, Ashton Shot To Pieces, Forrest American Horse, Terry Two Bulls, and Duron White Face.

Honorary pallbearers will be all Friends & Relatives

Arrangements entrusted with the Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD