Esther Pacer-Janis


Funeral services for 39-week (gestational age) Esther Pacer-Janis are Tues, Feb 7, 2023 at noon at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Hall in Kyle, SD. 

Burial is at St Barnabas Episcopal Cemetery in Kyle. 

A one-wake service starts Monday, Feb 6, at noon at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Hall in Kyle.

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Esther Daniella Pacer was born on Jan 25, 2023 in Rapid City, SD to Julia Mae Pacer and Dalando Blue Janis Sr. Esther made her journey to the Spirit World on Jan 25, 2023 at the Monument Health Hospital in Rapid City. 

Esther is survived by her parents Julia Pacer and Dalando Janis Sr; siblings Maria Blue Janis, Dalando Blue Janis Jr, and Ethan Pacer; grandparents Melanie Quick Bear, Charles Pacer Sr, Madeline Janis, Lyndsay, Jessica, Emily Quick Bear, Conan Janis, Luis Medina, Robert Medina, Chris Newman, Stephan McCloskey, Greyson Cardoza, Stephanie McCloskey, Violet Richards-Lucero, and Satin Janis; great-grandparents Virginia Janis, Donna Cardoza-Quinonez and Charlene Pacer; and uncles/aunts, Ryan Quick Bear, Charles Pacer Jr, Gabe Quick Bear, Carlos Janis Sr, Dustin Janis Jr, Kooleo Janis, Skylore Surrounded, Kyera Quiver, Louis Tre Janis, and Zane Quick Bear. 

Esther was preceded in death by her grandfather Dustin Janis Sr; great-grandfather Carrol Janis; and uncle Ethan Pacer. 

Pallbearers will be Ryan Quick Bear, Dustin Janis Jr, and Rey Hernandez. 

Honorary pallbearers will be Monument Health Hospital Nurses & Staff and All Friends & Relatives.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD