Florence Black Tail Deer


Funeral services for 72-year old Florence Black Tail Deer are Tues, August 9, 2022 at 10:00 at the Wounded Knee District CAP Office in Manderson, SD, with  Roberta Spencer officiating and traditional Lakota services by Mike Little Boy

Burial is at the Black Tail Deer Family Cemetery in White Horse Creek, SD

A one-night wake service starts Monday, August 8, at 3:00, also at the Wounded Knee District CAP Office in Manderson

Florence Black Tail Deer was born on September 17, 1949 at home near Manderson, SD to Thomas and Louisa (Flying Hawk) Black Tail Deer.  Florence made her journey to the Spirit World on July 29, 2022 in Irene, SD.

Florence is survived by her brother, James Black Tail Deer of Irene, SD; nieces & nephews, Leroy, Gordon, Alex, and Richard Looks Twice all of Manderson, SD, Scott Black Tail Deer of Flagstaff, AZ, James Spotted Bear, John and Alvin Little Moon, Louise DeSersa of White Horse Creek, SD, Claridean Black Tail Deer of Sioux Falls, SD, Carla Sleeping Bear of Manderson, SD, Juanita Black Tail Deer of Flagstaff, AZ, Karen Brown Bull, Crystal, Martin, Steve, Martin, & Alton Black Tail Deer all of Manderson, SD; and Violet Yankton of Sturgis, SD.

Florence was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Louisa Black Tail Deer; siblings, Alva Looks Twice, Celine Black Tail Deer, Jane Black Tail Deer, Alexander Black Tail Deer, Moses Black Tail Deer, and William “Billy” Jumping Eagle; brother-in-law, Leroy Looks Twice, Sr. nephew, Calvin Looks Twice; and nieces, Adriana Black Tail Deer and Elizabeth Jeanette Looks Twice.

Pallbearers will be Henry Clifford, Martin Black Tail Deer, Jr., Alvin Little Moon, Lance Black Tail Deer, Alex Looks Twice, Jr., and Nevada Janis.

Honorary pallbearers will be Mike Little Boy, Roberta Spencer, Audrey Jumping Eagle, Donna Jumping Eagle, Deedee & Starlette Jumping Eagle, Robert James Spotted Bear, Frank & Marriette Black Tail Deer, Josephine Kills Enemy, Blossom Johnson, Paper Doll and Tweety Tail, Charlene Featherman, Betty Janis, Debbie Ghost, Joyce Little Dog, Janice Little Dog, Gerald Weasel, Philip Jumping Eagle, John & Anna Steele & Family, Vernona Kills Right, Clifford Family, Gibbons Family, Ghost Family, Protector Family, Flying Hawk Family, Little Dog Family, Black Bear Family, Bad Milk Family, Waters Family, Red Elk Family, Mesteth Family, Hollow Horn Family, White Face Family, Shoulders Family, all Friends & Relatives

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD