Iva Tobacco

Funeral services for 45-year old Iva Tobacco are Tues, April 12, 2022 at 11:00 at Brother Rene Hall in Oglala, SD, with Lay Minister Anthony Wounded Head Sr officiating and traditional Lakota services by Mr Bino Garcia

Burial is at the Youngman Afraid of His Horse Family Cemetery, #4 Community near Oglala.

A two-night wake service starts Sunday, April 10, at 1:00 PM, also at Brother Rene Hall in Oglala

Iva Troylynn Tobacco “Iyuskinya Najin Win” was born on March 22, 1977 in Pine Ridge, SD to Ole Tobacco and Anita Dreaming Bear. Iva made her journey to the Spirit World on April 1, 2022 at the Monument Health Hospital in Rapid City, SD.

Iva is survived by her best friend, Derek Lefthand; daughters, Olyssa Grace, Charly Kay Lefthand, Autumn “Baby Girl” Lefthand, and Jordan “Sissy” Lefthand; son, Ayden “Baby” Lefthand; Hunka son, Joe “Little Joe” Dixon; siblings, Billie Rose Pulliam, Antonia Pulliam, William Pulliam, Sody Pulliam, Kelly Pulliam, and Zelda Pulliam; and grandchildren, Vyvian “Bebela” Terkildsen, Leonard “Leo” Morrison, and Markelle Lefthand.

Iva was preceded in death by her parents, Ole Tobacco and Anita Dreaming Bear; nephew, Kaleb “Love “ Pulliam; grandparents, Doreen Little Sack, Iva Tobacco, Rudolph Tobacco, Karen Between Lodge, and Annabelle Brave; aunts & uncles, Steward Dreaming Bear, Harlen Dreaming Bear, Faye Dreaming Bear, Abe Tobacco, Lillian Tobacco, Faith Tobacco, Stephanie “Tink” Sitting Holy, Nola “Neen” Tobacco, Henrietta Tobacco-Cross Dog, Nathan “Ben” Tobacco, Vera Good Lance, Samuel Brave, and Robert Brave, Sr.; cousins, Angelina Red Cloud, Norvel Tobacco, Carla Long Soldier, Brent Long Soldier, Michael Featherman, Charlotte Lakota, and Iris Tobacco; niece, Rhianna Red Shirt; father & mother in laws, Levi & Shirley Lefthand; and in law, Sharon Two Crow.

Pallbearers will be Byron “Bernard” Standing Cloud, Tristian Terkildsen, Brandon “Ghost Whisperer” Mesteth, Willie “Little man” Wounded, Jr., Zander “Big Z” Lefthand, Sheldon “Grandpa” He Crow, Tommy Red Hawk, Jr., Trevor Herman, Garrett Two Bulls, Jr., Trevin White Dress, Carl Tobacco, Tate “Tator Tot” Shoulders, (PFC) Jesse Pulliam, Terrence “T-Jace” Two Bulls, and Keyton “Little Bill” Pulliam.

Honorary pallbearers will be All Tobacco, Dreaming Bear, Lefthand, & Pulliam Families, and All Other Friends & Relatives.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD