Funeral services for 77-year old Freda Whirlwind Horse are Friday, October 9, 2020 at 3 PM at the Native American Church in Potato Creek, SD, with spiritual advisor Mr Jeffrey Not Help Him and traditional Lakota services by Mr Mike Little Boy Sr and Mr Mike Little Boy Jr.
Burial services will be at the Native American Cemetery in Potato Creek
Visitation will precede the service from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM, also at the Native American Church in Potato Creek.
Freda Bertha (Dismounts Thrice) Whirlwind Horse was born on September 29, 1943 at home in Potato Creek, SD. Freda made her journey to the Spirit World on October 4, 2020 at the Abbot Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, MN.
Freda was preceded in death by her parents, Edward Dismounts Thrice, Sr. and Sally Randall-Bullman; ex-husband, Wayne Whirlwind Horse; children, Vernon Yankton, Rodney Dismounts Thrice, Sherree, and Roxanne Whirlwind Horse; siblings, Edward “Buddy” Dismounts Thrice, Jr., Seth Dismounts Thrice, Sr. and Jonas Not Help Him; granddaughter, Tia Handley; and special friend, Arthur Joe Chamberlain.
Freda is survived by her children, Charlotte Dismounts Thrice of Pine Ridge, SD, Jolene, and Carmen Whirlwind Horse, both of Minneapolis, MN; 21 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren with one on the way.
Pallbearers will be Antonio Hernandez, Darrell Hernandez, Wayne Not Help Him, Patrick Not Help Him, Cecil Bullman, Waylon Means, Jacob Dismount Thrice and Jacob Not Help Him.
Honorary pallbearers will be Jeff Not Help Him & Family, Mariah Crane & Family, Hunter Whirlwind Horse, Keith and James Lowmaster, Tasheena Dismounts Thrice & Family, Felix Pineda, Alyssa Whirlwind Horse, The Family of the Late Claire Not Help Him, Marty Dismounts Thrice & Family, Diane Chipps & Family, Flora Means & Family, Kathy & Agnes Randall & Family, Dion Quick Bear, Jesse Westover, Mike Little Boy, Sr. & Family, Mike Little Boy, Jr. & Family, “Bookie” Richards, Summer Foxbelly, Luke White Stone, Yamni LaDeaux III and All Friends & Relatives.
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD