Jerome High Horse Jr


Funeral services for 43-year old Jerome High Horse Jr are Sat, June 3, 2023 at 1:00 at Kennedy Hall in Wanblee, SD, with Pastor Chris Grillo officiating

Burial is at the Gethsemane Episcopal Cemetery in Wanblee

A one-night wake service starts Friday, June 2, at 1:00 at Kennedy Hall in Wanblee

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Jerome Louis High Horse Jr was born on July 5, 1979 in Pine Ridge, SD, to Jerome Sr and Theresa (Charging Crow) High Horse. Jerome Jr made his journey to the Spirit World on May 18, 2023 at the Monument Health Hospital in Rapid City, SD.

Jerome Jr is survived by his parents Jerome Sr and Theresa High Horse; children Cole, Taylor, Tanner, Zach, Austin, & Blaze; siblings Denise Standing Bear, Tara High Horse, Jeremy & Rachel High Horse, Edwin High Horse, Agnes & Jaybird High Horse-Clairmont, Rachel Helm, Tigh Livermont, Mike Marshall, Jr, and Eliel Poor Bear; nieces Liliauna, Giana, Gracie, Laila, Sofia, Tiaunna, Mariah, Morgan, Briaunna, Deserae, Kareshia, Katelyn, Angelika, Meadow, Azalianah, Kassie, Charley, Laila, Ember, and Dashawn; and nephews Devin, Jeremiah, Jake, Jayson, Jace, Kalyn, Kileal, Thomas, Baby Jeremy, Jeremiah, Baby Joe, Kole, Aciano, Rylan, Kayler, and Eddie Jr.

Jerome Jr was preceded in death by his brother Demitri Means; sister Trina High Horse; nephews Matthew Standing Bear and Ashton Standing Bear; nieces Tawni Wilcox, Jaceya Wilcox-Cummings, Micah Cummings, and Sutton Wilcox; grandparents Alfred & Agnes High Horse, James & Eleanor Charging Crow; aunts Gloria Lakota, Alfreda Neiss, Rachel Casuse, Eva Uses Arrow, Darlene Charging Crow, and Annie Red Elk; uncles William Walks, Kenny Lakota, Floyd Charging Crow, Taylor Charging Crow, and Bryant Anthony High Horse Jr.

Pallbearers will be Dennis Truman, Earl “Chip” Killingsworth, Dale Shulky, Will McCall, Jay Smith, Kyle Holloway, Bill Cummings, Devin High Horse, Jeremiah High Horse, Eliel Poor Bear, Tilden Reddest, Stanley Young Jr, Elmer “Jaybird” Clairmont, Kevin Bowman, Chester Bowman, Sylvester Two Bulls Sr, and Leslie Wasson.

Honorary pallbearers will be Jay & Jo Smith & Family, Bob & Mary Epps, Stephana Standing Bear, Francis Ashley, Reva High Horse, Cindy Milk, Stanley Young Jr, Richard Peskey, Lilianna & Giana High Horse-Watts, Tammy Williams & Family, Leo Bald Eagle, Chris & Julie Grillo & Family, Kelly Truman, Chris Johnson, Don Hughes, Sonny LeBeau, Jay Baxter, Steve Livingston, Lorraine Anderson, Tracey & Jack Ferguson, Heather & Michelle Hathaway, Kevin & Michelle Bowman, Chester Bowman, Curt Anderson, Grant & Susan Anderson, Carmel & Cecil Bear Robe, Serena & Emily Two Elk, Reed & Anita Brown & Family, Jerilyn & Maude, Steve & Chiffon, Arlee Kukal, Nancy Eisenbraun, Chase Straud, Marty Straud, Loretta Knecht, Richard & Rachel Meyers, Michael Marshall, Gino & Raven Laghi, Martin Colon, Ray & Meleny Lathom, Vivian Lakota, Vina High Horse, Cherry High Horse, Elsie High Horse, Evelyn Moves Camp, Jerilyn Means, Terry & Lynette Little Whiteman, Reddest Family, Amiotte Family, Thompson Family, Livermont Family, Between Lodge Family, Winter Family, Gropper Family, Oglala Lakota Air Rescue, Dr. Evans, Dr. Sizemore, Monument Health Staff, Shovelhead Excavating, Highmark Inc., Sioux Falls Communication, Wanblee Health Center & I.H.S., and all Friends & Relatives.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD