Dean Andrews Jr


Funeral services for 42-year old Dean Andrews Jr are Sat, Feb 11, 2023 at 10:00 at Father Pauly Hall in Porcupine, SD, with Pastor Albert Sutton officiating and traditional Lakota services by Mr Emerson Spider Jr.

Burial is at the Native American Church Cemetery in Porcupine.

A one-night wake service starts Friday, Feb 10, at 4:00 at Father Pauly Hall in Porcupine. 

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Dean Earl Andrews Jr was born on Nov 2, 1980 in Pine Ridge, SD to Dean Arnold Andrews Sr and Vina M (Spider) Andrews. Dean Jr made his journey to the Spirit World on January 24, 2023 at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, WY. 

Dean is survived by his spouse Brenda Andrews; mother Vina Spider; sons Damon Andrews, Koda Andrews, Jeremy Andrews, Jerome Andrews, and Dane Andrews; daughter Larilynn Andrews; sisters Genevieve Andrews, Denna Andrews, and Cante Skuya Andrews; brother Jason Andrews; grandparents Georgia Tail and Eli Tail; aunts Verola Spider, Beulah White Crane, Karen Red Elk, Gloria (Daryl) No Neck, Eva Mesteth, Bonita Andrews, Sonya DuBray, and Erna Shepard; uncles Emerson (Sandra) Spider Jr and Donnie Mesteth; mother-in-law Twila Williams; and numerous nieces and nephews. 

Dean was preceded in death by his father Dean Andrews Sr; children Deon Michael Andrews and Dean “Pooh Bear” Ivan Andrews; brother Dana Andrews; paternal grandmother Zona (Tail) Glaze; maternal grandparents Emerson Spider Sr and Elizabeth (Swallow) Spider; aunt Carmen Riley, Mona Mesteth, Darmalee Tail, and Carol Spider-Lone Hill; uncles Mike Buckman, Steve Whiting, Curtis White Crane Sr, and James “Charms” Lone Hill Sr; and cousins Jim Lone Hill Jr, TJ Mesteth, Mike Mesteth, Kyle Mesteth, Eric Brown Bull, Harold Brown Bull Jr, Shiloh Pourier, and Juniata Paint on Hip. 

Pallbearers will be Damon Andrews, Dane Andrews, Sean Lone Hill, Shawn Tail, Travis Mesteth, and Belleron Blue Bird Jr. 

Honorary pallbearers will be Jeremy Buckman, Charlie Comes Killing, Dwight Kills In Water, Lloyd Night Walker, John Stover Jr, Tate Two Eagle, Fabian Black Bull, Steven Ross, and Marvin Ross, Emerson Spider Jr & Family, Verola Spider & Family, Beulah White Crane & Family, Karen Red Elk & Family, Gloria No Neck & Family, Eva Mesteth & Family, Elizabeth Tail & Family, Elvis & Debbie Tail, Bonita Andrews & Family, OST Dept. Of Corrections, Pauline Spider & Family, Casper Wyoming Medical Center, LeAnn & Leighanna Featherman, Max Williams, Scarlette Williams, Micheala Williams, Cletus Williams, Thyra Williams, Jackson Mesteth & Family, Darcy, Desirae, Danelle McBride & Families, Sara, Rachel, & Ira Brown Bull & Families, Daryllynn No Neck, Daryl No Neck, Jr, Shane Kills Back, Earl Tail Jr, Angel Tail, and All Friends & Relatives

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD