Joseph Broken Rope


Funeral services for 68-year old Joseph Broken Rope are Thurs, June 6, 2024 at 1:00 at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church Hall in Kyle, SD, with Lay Minister Mona Vocu officiating.

Burial is at the Broken Rope-Yellow Hawk Family Cemetery in Kyle.

A one-night wake service starts Wed, June 5, at 3:00 at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in Kyle

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Joseph Creighton Broken Rope was born on April 19, 1956 in Pine Ridge, SD to Luke and Katie (Yellow Hawk) Broken Rope.  Joseph made his journey to the Spirit World on May 30, 2024 at his home near Kyle, SD.

Joseph is survived by his siblings Elwin Broken Rope Sr, Benita Little Bear, and Marilyn Morrison; and numerous nieces, nephews, and grandchildren.

Joseph was preceded in death by his parents Luke and Katie (Yellow Hawk) Broken Rope; siblings Lucy Little Whiteman, Elvera Little Whiteman, Clarence Broken Rope, Mildred Broken Rope, Irwin Broken Rope, John Yellow Hawk, and Delores Takes War Bonnet; paternal grandparents Joseph Broken Rope and Lucy Black Bear; maternal grandparents Molly Chips and John Yellow Hawk; nieces and nephews Ann Broken Rope, Katrina Broken Rope, Cleveland Broken Rope, Basil Broken Rope, Lucas Morrison, Avery Morrison, Sloane Bull Bear, Lisa Red Owl, Zondre Broken Rope, and Al Little Whiteman Jr, and numerous other nieces, nephews, & grandchildren. 

Pallbearers will be Jonathan Yellow Hawk, Elwin Broken Rope Jr, Corey Red Owl Sr, Aaron Broken Rope Sr, Jeremy American Horse, Michael Little Bear, Ray Takes War Bonnet Jr, and John Little Bear.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Mike & Georgia Bissonette, Lowry Black Bear, Taylor Janis, Sylvia & Stanley Hollow Horn, Karlene Janis, Vince & Rose Fraser, Candy Shoulders & Family, Vicky Shoulders & Family, Roxanne Yankton, Mona Brewer & Family, Dale One Horn, Carl Broken Rope, Chris Sitting Bear, Anthony White Thunder, Elliott Kills In Water, Lee Red Owl, Ervin One Horn, Aaron Two Crow, Rodney Mesteth, Morrison Family, Weston Family, Lone Hill Family, Yellow Hawk Family, Takes War Bonnet Family, Little Whiteman Family, Little Bear Family, Red Owl Family, Two Crow Family, Shangreaux Family, White Woman Family, One Horn Family, Kills In Water Family, Two Lance Family, Has No Horse Family, Spotted Bear Family, Fast Horse Family, Mesteth Family, Bissonette Family, Bull Bear Family, No Neck Family, Stillwater Hospice Nurses, and All Friends & Relatives.

Arrangements entrusted with the Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD.