Goldie Richards


Funeral services for 48-year old Goldie Richards are Wed, Sept 28, 2022 at 2:00 at the New American Legion Hall in Martin, SD, with Pastor John Poff officiating.

Burial is at the Lakota Chapel Cemetery in Martin

A two-night wake service starts Monday, Sept 26, at 2:00 at the New American Legion Hall in Martin.

Goldie Theresa Richards was born on October 10, 1973, in Pine Ridge, SD to Bernard Richards Jr and Wanda (Moeller) Cottier. Goldie made her journey to the Spirit World on September 18, 2022, in Martin, SD.

Goldie is survived by her special friend Francis (Frank) Packed; mother Wanda Moeller-Cottier; father Bernard Richards Jr; children Lucinda Richards and Tristan Conquering Bear; siblings Michael Richards, Nancy Richards, Johnny Cottier, and Gina Cottier; and grandchildren, Taelynn Richards and Aubrey Stricker.

Goldie was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Bernard Richards, Sr. and Molly Standing Soldier; maternal grandparents, Moroni Moeller and Lucinda (Noisy) Moeller; uncles, Leslie Moeller, Fredrick Moeller, David Moeller, Billy Richards, and Larry Richards; brothers, Bernard Richard III and Lance Cottier; niece, Raelynn DuBray; and grandmother, Alice Young.

Pallbearers will be Mike Richards, Aloysius Mousseau, Lance Cottier, Earl Richards, Jr., Curt Hernandez, John Cottier, Brandon Hernandez, and Corey Garrison.

Honorary pallbearers will be Debbie Has No Horse, David Moves Camp, Roberta Twiss, Kermaine Shangreaux, Chuntah Shangreaux, Trinity Standing Bear, Carla Tools, Alice Tools, Georgina Blue Bird, Thomasina Tools, LeeAnn Bad Wound, Danetta Mousseaux, Melinda Shangreaux, Denise Guiterrez, Marlyn Standing Bear, Nikki Standing Bear, Denise Packed, Pauline Gerry, Lynn Hernandez, Mary Cottier, Barbara Cottier, Joe Cottier, Kelly Cottier, James Mousseaux, and All Friends & Relatives. Goldie had many friends relatives and we are very sorry if we forgot anyone’s name.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD