Funeral services for 49-year old L’Tanya Starr are Wed, Sept 7, 2022, at 11:00 at the O’Rourke residence in Kyle, SD, with traditional Lakota Services by Ivis Long Visitor and Robert Two Crow
Burial follows at 2:00 at the Lakota Freedom Veterans Cemetery in Kyle.
A one-night wake service starts Tues, Sept 6, at 2:00 at the O’Rourke residence in Kyle with evening services starting at 7:00 PM.
L’Tanya Dawn Marie Starr was born on October 16, 1972, in Pine Ridge, SD, to Thomas E., Harvey and Sally (Henry) O’Rourke. L’Tanya made her journey to the Spirit World on August 27, 2022, at the Fort Meade VA Hospital in Fort Meade, SD.
L’Tanya is survived by her father Thomas Harvey; mother Sally (Henry) O’Rourke; daughter Tyler Star Comes Out; sons Shon Star Comes Out and Aren Star Comes Out; granddaughter Annaleagh Star Comes Out; grandson, Kai Star Comes Out and Keanu Walters; siblings Sunny Lynn O’Rourke, Georgia O’Rourke, Robert O’Rourke, Samuel O’Rourke, Lynette O’Rourke, Lynell O’Rourke, Sara O’Rourke, Nesha Harvey, Sarah Harvey, Rayanne Harvey, Tanya Harvey, Larissa Harvey-Early, Jake Harvey, Justin Harvey, and Thomas Harvey Jr; aunts Rose “Dusty” Shangreaux and Charlotte Black Elk; uncle, Michael C Adams; special cousin,Tokala Black Elk; and numerous nieces, nephews, & cousins.
L’Tanya was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents Lorenzo Turk Broken Rope and Naomi Two Lance-Broken Rope; paternal grandparents Edward Harvey and Irene (Hollow Horn) Harvey, Henry Sr & Alice O’Rourke; hunka grandfather, Henry Black Elk; brother Henry O’Rourke III; aunts Emmaline Black Elk, Angie Adams-Loud Hawk, and Elizabeth “Betty” Jane Broken Rope; uncles Sylvester Bird Head, Lawrence Harvey, Donald “Sam” Loud Hawk, and Donovan Shangreaux; cousins DJ One Feather, Denise Gibbons, and Margaret Shangreaux; nephews Cody & Cole Two Bulls, and Taysen O’Rourke; and nieces Baby Anna Maria Adams, and Brianna Rae and Breonna Jody Brings Him Back.
Pallbearers will be Lorenzo Broken Rope, Michael Broken Rope, Sean Barth, Jacob Harvey, Justin Harvey, Charlie Standing Bear, Filmore He Crow Jr, and Owen Ferguson.
Honorary pallbearers will be Leo Drake, Rockell Drake, Denise McKeon, Ruben Mavis, Candy Mavis, Michelle Reddest, Karla Kieffe-Sharp, Joe Cross & Family, Billy Gourd & Family, Belnita Little Bear & Family, Melanie Janis & Family, Stephanie & Sam Apple & Family, Steve Herman & Family, Julie Broken Rope & Family, Michael Broken Rope & Family, Lorenzo Broken Rope & Family, Lynn Gibbons & Family, Gayla Marie Loafer & Family, Toni Poafpybitty & Family, Myreen & Ronnie Ferguson & Family, Hinhan Loud Hawk & Family, Ladean Ferguson & Family, Priscilla Yellow Horse & Family, Georgianna & Mike Wells & Family, Wahokiza Broken Rope & Family, Barb Yellow Hair & Family, Wilma Standing Bear & Family, Harriett Wilson & Family, Geneva Lone Hill & Family, Father Rick Abert, S.J., Gary Ferguson Sr & Family, Emmaline Ferguson & Family, Francine Shortman & Family, Harvey Tiospaye, Hollow Horn Tiospaye, Black Elk Tiospaye, Two Lance Tiospaye, All Veterans, Fort Meade VA, Monument Health, an Fall River Health Doctors & Nurses, All Tokalas, Crazy Horse Riders, Little Wound, Proctor Academy, and Red Cloud Classmates, and All Friends & Relatives.
L’Tanya Starr was a veteran of the U-S Army and her arrangements are entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD.