David Rowland, Sr. was born on January 2, 1966 in Pine Ridge, SD to Clarence Rowland and Cleone Ice. David made his journey to the Spirit World on June 16, 2022 at the Swedish Medical Center in Englewood, CO.
David is survived by his spouse, Ramona Rowland of Kyle, SD; daughter, Rena Rowland of Chadron, NE; son, David Rowland, Jr. of Kyle, SD; sister, Dorothy Sun Bear of Wounded Knee, SD; 12 grandchildren; and niece, Jennifer Rowland.
David was preceded in death by his daughters, Ashley Dawn Rowland and Emily Joyce Rowland; mother, Cleone Ice; father, Clarence Rowland; brothers, Patrick Rowland, Sr. and Garry Rowland, Sr.; and sisters, Vicky Left Hand and Anita Rowland.
Pallbearers will be Ashtin Shot To Pieces, Patrick Rowland, Jr., Casey Red Cloud, Lester Jack, Jr., Jeremy Chase In Winter, Anthony Bolts, Marvin Bolts, Bradlee Rowland, Shawn Rowland, David Rowland, Jr., Wakinyan Rowland, and Austin Backward.
Honorary pallbearers will be Yvonne Chase In Winter & Family, Jolene (Sy) Rowland & Family, Dorothy Sun Bear & Family, Martha Hawkins & Family, Valerie Kills In Water & Family, Elizabeth Rowland & Family, Emma Rowland & Family, Myron Iron Hawk, Joyce White Butterfly & Family, Karen White Butterfly & Family, Austin & Jackie Ice, Terry Mills & Family, Marvin Mill & Family, Serena Pretty Boy & Family, Judy Rowland & Family, Denitra Fast Wolf & Family, Garry Rowland, Jr. & Family, William Plenty Arrows & Family, Kenneth Hart & Family, Left Hand Family, Cheyenne Family, Bernadine LaDeaux, Manuel Hatchett, Don Chase & Family, Fancee Rowland & Family, Mabel Cheyenne, Clarence Rowland & Family, April Rowland & Family, Lance Chase In Winter & Family, Kim Jack & Family, April Rowland & Family, Mark Goings, James “Boots” White Face, Jasmine Fast Wolf, Miriam Rowland & Family, Arlin Rowland & Family, Phil Rowland & Family, Corona Village Mexican Restaurant of Mitchell, SD, John Rondeaux, Rowland Family in Montana, Wounded Knee, and Pine Ridge, Michael Chase & Family, Frances Stands, and All Nieces, Nephews, Friends & Relatives.
Wake Services: Two night wake services starting at 1:00 PM, Saturday, June 25, 2022 at the Wounded Knee Community Center in Wounded Knee, SD.
Funeral Services: 10:00 AM, Monday, June 27, 2022 at the Wounded Knee Community Center in Wounded Knee, SD.
Traditional Lakota Services: To be announced
Drum Group: Lakota Singer Wakinyan
Burial Services: Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery, Wounded Knee, SD.
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD