Harold Top Bear


Funeral services for 35-year old Harold Top Bear are Sat, Nov 12, 2022 at 1:00 at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church Hall in Kyle, SD, with Lay Minister Mona Vocu officiating.

A one-night wake service starts Friday, Nov 11, at 4:00 at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church Hall in Kyle, SD.

Burial is at the Mediator Episcopal Church Cemetery in Kyle.

Harold Louie Top Bear was born on October 5, 1987 in Pine Ridge, SD to Vern Top Bear and Rochelle M. Top Bear-Lone Hill.  Harold made his journey to the Spirit World on November 2, 2022 in Kyle, SD.

Harold is survived by his children, Cassius, Mya, Trinity, Jillian and Major; father, Vern Top Bear; aunt/mom, Buff (Lynelle Young); siblings, Michelle Brown and Daris Top Bear; aunts, Grace Top Bear-Glynn, Georgianna Top Bear, Stef Brewer, Michelle Yellow Hawk, Mattie Yankton, and Danielle Spotted Eagle; hunka aunt, Leora Mercado; uncles, Lloyd Yankton, Jr., Waylon Spotted Eagle, Duane Spotted Eagle, Denny Spotted Eagle, William Spotted Eagle, and Jason Lone Hill; cousin/siblings, Harley Demi, Xakira, Aiden and Raven, Malonnie Yankton-Running Hawk, Shelly, Tozi, and Thomasina Top Bear; and numerous nieces & nephews. 

Harold was preceded in death by his mother, Rochelle M. Top Bear-Lone Hill; brother, Drew C. Top Bear; sister, Hevin L. Mathis; nieces, Nevaeh Brinks and Annabelle Ferguson; nephews, Cole and Mycole Ferguson; grandson, Jeremiah R. Bear Killer; cousin/brother, Creighton S. Yankton; grandparents, Isabelle โ€œUnci Bellโ€ Fool Head-Top Bear, Maynard G. Top Bear, and Lloyd Yankton, Sr.; and aunt, Karen Top Bear.

Pallbearers will be Jeff Shoulders, Michael Apple, Brenden Red Owl, Dylan Iron Crow, Jeremy Red Owl, Daniel Brave Heart, Charles Winters, Barry Whiteface, Jamie Glynn, and Desmond Richards, Jr.

Honorary pallbearers will be Cameron Apple & Family, Jamie Shoulders & Family, Brady Shoulders & Family, Jay Shoulders & Family, Tyson Blacksmith, Brett Whiteface, Amber & Ben Loafer, Harry Young & Family, Vina Yankton & Family, Bobbi Jo Ferguson & Family, Dorothy Nelson & Family, Brynn Red Owl, Marletta Soldier Wolf, Dennis Lone Elk, Norman Bianas & Family, Lloyd Bianas & Family, Kills Right Family, Alberta & Jim Miller, Hobert Yankton, Shilo Rouillard, Jennifer Iron Hawk & Family, Tyler Feather Earring, Ryan Blacksmith, Marlin Underbaggage & Family, Carl Eagle Elk & Family, Marvin Apple & Family, George Apple & Family, and All Friends & Relatives.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD