Jasmine Jazz Pino


Funeral services for 33-year-old Jasmine Jazz Pino are Sunday, Dec 4, 2022 at 11:00 at the Rockyford School Gym in Rockyford, SD. with The Rev Harold Eagle Bull officiating and traditional Lakota services by Mr Marlin Medicine Horse

Burial is at St Mark’s Episcopal Cemetery in Rockyford.  

A two-night wake service starts Friday, Dec 2, at 3:00 at the Rockyford School Gym in Rockyford, SD

Jasmine Jazz Pino “Wichapi Ochoka Win” ~Star Altar Woman~ was born on September 25, 1989 in Pine Ridge, SD to Vern Pino and Erma (White Butterfly) Pino. Jasmine made her journey to the Spirit World on November 20, 2022 near Scenic, SD.

A veteran of the U-S Marine Corps, Jasmine is survived by her parents Vern and Erma (White Butterfly) Pino; sisters Sheena, Pauline, Rainbow, Ra-Sheen and Tamera; brothers Vern Pino Jr and Vaughn Stands; grandparents Florida Jealous, Isabel Pino, Josephine Pino, Abel Pino, Herbert Pino, Ida Pino, Nora Pino, Gilbert Pino, Eddie Pino, and Lorraine Pino; aunts Hattie White Butterfly, Colleen Little Moon, Vivian Broken Leg, Geraldine Kills Warrior, Lorna White Butterfly, Maria Benally and Marcy Pino; uncles Calvin White Butterfly, Charles White Butterfly, Calvin Nelson, Collier Nelson, Ed Pino and Quan Pino; and nieces/nephews Maranda, Annette, Heath, Majagu, Erik Jr, Danny, Colton, Dalton, Braxton, Luka, Jaxson, Imani, Josiah, Jocelyn, Zhavia Ollie, Aeneas, Matias, Micah, and Daisy. She was also a foster mom to many.

Jasmine was preceded in death by her grandparents Roy White Butterfly & Pauline Y Bull Bear, Eddie Pino & Rita Secataro, Ollie White Butterfly, Victoria Fire Thunder, Mary, Barbara, Jerry, Martin, Victor, Nora Bull Bear, Clara Charging Crow, Benjamin White Butterfly, Virgil White Butterfly, Orville White Butterfly, Hattie Ann White Butterfly, John Stover Sr, Ivan White Butterfly Sr, Dora Pino, Ira Pino, Baby Pino, Melvin Pino, Carlos Pino, Anderson Pino, Arkie Nelson, Tommy Thomas, William Thomas, Willie Nelson, and Jerry Nelson; and cousins Victoria White Butterfly, Paula White Butterfly, Donovan & Delane Elk Boy, and Joe Janis. 

Pallbearers will be Ashley Nelson, Shawnee Red Bear, Jerlene Arredondo, Michelle Waters, Hattie White Butterfly, Arlen Janis, Darrin Merrival, Vern Pino Jr, Vern Pino Sr, and Vaughn Stands.

Honorary pallbearers will be Rockyford Staff & Classmates of 2004, Red Cloud High School Staff & Class of 2008, RAI Staff of Rapid City, Maria Ramirez, Jamie Twiss, Samantha Red Feather, Peter Hill, Cante Horned Antelope, Rose Waters, Holly Yellow Bear, Richard Charging Cloud, Dylan Fills Pipe, Lutheran Social Services, Sammie Romero, Delores & George Starr, Wanda Richards & Family, Louise White Butterfly & Family, Marvin Fire Thunder & Family, Mary Steele & Family, Garfield Steele & Family, Sierra Two Bulls, Elaine Locke, Pinky Clifford & Family, Tally Plume, Amanda Youngers, Tiny DeCory, Tammy Steele & Family, Margie Few Tails & Family, Tanya White Butterfly & Family, Sharon Little Killer & Family, Beverly Last Horse & Family, Olivia Grass & Family, Stover Family, Stone Family, Leona Young Bull Bear & Family, The Lost Team of Rapid City, Platoon 4022 P Company, Mateo P Kellum, Marine Corps Recruit, Dept. Parris Island, American Legion Post 302, Fort Meade VA, and All Friends & Relatives.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD