Donovan Uses Arrow

Funeral services for 58-year old Donovan Uses Arrow are Sat, Feb 10, 2024 at 2:00 at the TNT Center in Wanblee, SD, with Mother Michelle Dayton officiating and traditional Lakota services by Ernest Red Elk.

Burial is at Gethsemane Episcopal Cemetery in Wanblee.

A one-night wake service starts Friday at 1:00 at the TNT Center in Wanblee, SD with evening services at 7:00.

Donovan Dwight Uses Arrow was born on Oct 11, 1965 in Fort Yates, ND to Vincent Thunder Shield and Evelyn Uses Arrow.  Donovan made his journey to the Spirit World on Jan 27, 2024 at the Monument Health Hospital in Rapid City, SD.

Donovan is survived his children Joshua Charging Crow, Patricia Uses Arrow, and Eleanor Uses Arrow, all from Wanblee, SD; grandchildren Adrian Charging Crow, Nicholas Iron Horse, Jaren Iron Horse Jr, and Major Uses Arrow, all from Wanblee, SD; sister Doris Chasing (Alex Sainz) from Mobridge, SD; brothers Kenneth Uses Arrow from Winner, SD  and Charles Black Fox (Tamara Black Fox) from Mobridge, SD; sisters-in-law Theresa (Jerome) High Horse, Marilyn (Neil) Red Elk, and Lynette (Terry) Little Whiteman; and brothers-in-law Leo Bald Eagle, Delbert Charging Crow Sr, and James Charging Crow.

Donovan was preceded in death by his lovely wife Eva Charging Crow; daughter Tammy Uses Arrow; parents Evelyn Uses Arrow and Vincent Thunder Shield; brothers Fred Thunder Shield, Willard Malebear, Rolland Thunder Shield, and Duane Thunder Shield Sr; sister Sandra Uses Arrow; and mother- and father-in-law Jim and Eleanor Charging Crow.

Pallbearers will be Adrian Charging Crow, Nicholas Iron Horse, Jaren Iron Horse Jr, Major Uses Arrow, Tyler LeBeau Sr, Curtis Quiver, Tim Spotted Elk, Kenyon Janis, David Wilcox, Brawny Eisenbraun, and Briar Eisenbraun.

Honorary pallbearers will be the High Horse Family, Randall Family, Tom & Baby Ann & Family, Quiver Family, Rosebud Family, Kelly Winters & Family, Iron Horse Family, Red Willow Family, Melda Terkilson & Family, Jimbo Terkilson & Family, Dennis Swift Hawk, Myrtle Spotted Elk & Family, Jolene White Feather & Family, Joni Mesteth & Family, Floyd “Chili” Wilcox & Family, Benjamin Long Wolf, Alex Richards & Family, Reginia, Brenden, & Will Bettelyoun, Jerome & Theresa High Horse & Family, Jim Meeks, Blaine Little Thunder & Family, Wesley Hawkins, Lynette & Terry Little Whiteman & Family, Joshua Charging Crow, Mike Bellinger & Family, Yellow Elk Family, Red Elk Family, Charlie Wilcox & Family, Monument Health, Medic 5, and all friends & relatives.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD