Kiyon Sage Goodlow


Funeral services for 1-year old Kiyon Sage Goodlow are Sunday, April 14, 2024 at 2:00 at the American Horse School in Allen, SD, with Tim Wardell officiating and traditional services by Rudy Escamilla & Rico Cruz

Burial is at the Inestimable Gift Episcopal Cemetery in Allen

A two-night wake service starts Friday, April 12, at 3:00 at the American Horse School in Allen, SD with evening services at 7:00 each night.

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Kiyon Sage Goodlow was born on Sept 19, 2022 in Pine Ridge, SD to Jaida Torres and Justin Goodlow.  Kiyon made his journey to the spirit world on April 8, 2024 at home in Martin, South Dakota.

Kiyon is survived by his parents Jaida Torres (Cam Red Owl) & Justin Goodlow; maternal grandparents Felicia Ruff and Jeremiah Torres; great-grandma Betty Peters; paternal grandparents Reba Goodlow, Rudy Escamilla, Valentina Janis, and Kathy Goodlow; aunts Tori (Moses) Torres-Theurer and Katherine Goodlow; uncles Shakoya Claussen, Lonnie and Samuel Escamilla; cousins Gabe, Missy, Jaxton, and AJ; grandmas Collette and Rosie Ruff, Danielle and Deidra Barcley, and Lonna Goodlow; grandpas Warlance, Cornell Jr, Marcus Ruff, and Austin Erickson; and numerous grandmas, grandpas, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Kiyon was preceded in death by his great-grandparents Cornell Ruff Sr, Lonnie Goodlow, and Leonard Janis; cousin Baby C; grandmas Rosita & Beverly Goodlow; grandpa Scottie Ruff; and great-great grandpa Manuel Torres.

Pallbearers will be TaCanku Cruz, Zuya Cruz, Lonnie Escamilla, Lante Cottier, Moses Theurer, Koby Cummings, Ailema Butcher, Elora Ruff, AJ Lends His Horse, and Age Cross.

Honorary pallbearers will be Tyler, Chance, TT, Seth, JohnJohn, Yamni, Matthew, Tatum, Ash, Chubbs, Micah, Zach, Arayah, Cassie, Orana, Sweet Pea, & Alyssa, Joseph, Roberta, Amanda, Savino, Marcus, Jonathan, RJ, Wynette, Donnie, Mary, Judy, Will, Annette & the Peters Families, Sharlene, Annabelle, Violet, Seth & the Black Bear/Ruff Families, Lorena Brave Hawk, Shelley & Milo, Faith Cross, Lisa Rayhill, Roby Wade, Samantha Little Eagle, The Star Nation Sundance Family, Rico & Maria Cruz, Taitlyn, Loni Bettelyoun, Colleen Jack, Ryan Butcher, Jake Williams & Family, Billie & Vere Williams, Curtis Muldoon, Iaesha Belhage & Family, Freedom Means, Angel Robinson & Family, Bertha Conquering Bear & Family, DuBray Family, Cottier Family, East Wind Basketball Team, Kathy Rayhill, Andrea Fanning, BCHS Staff, Zaniyan Red Bear, and All Friends & Relatives.

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