Funeral services for 64-year old Marilyn Sits Poor are Thurs, May 12, 2022 at 1:00 at the Sioux Funeral Home in Pine Ridge, SD, with Pastor Asa Wilson officiating.

Burial is at St Peter’s Episcopal Cemetery in Lakeside-Oglala, SD

Visitation precedes the funeral from 11:00-1:00, also at the Sioux Funeral Home in Pine Ridge.

Marilyn Sits Poor was born on June 15, 1958 in Pine Ridge, SD to Franklin Sits Poor, Jr. and Phyllis White Dress. Marilyn made her journey to the Spirit World on April 30, 2022 in Pine Ridge, SD.

Marilyn is survived by her daughter, Tawny Eagle Louse; sons, Bo Sits Poor, Verdell Bear Saves Life, Jr., and Paul Bear Saves Life; siblings, Forrest Sits Poor, Franklin Sits Poor III, Kevin Sits Poor, and Rose Thunder Club; grandchildren, Samuel Sits Poor and Brian Sits Poor; and special friend, Louis “Tex” Swift Bird.

Marilyn was preceded in death by her son, Stu Elliot Sits Poor; daughter, Jonny Echo Eagle Louse; mother, Phyllis White Dress; father, Franklin Sits Poor, Jr.; brother, Milo Sits Poor; grandmother, Sarah Sits Poor; and uncle, Neville Sits Poor.

Pallbearers will be Dale Bear Saves Life, Claire Bear Saves Life, Verdell “Goo Bear” Bear Saves Life, Sr., Rudy Standing Crow, Tilden Porcupine, Anthony Waters, Franklin Sits Poor III, Forrest Sits Poor, and Paul “Chili” White Dress.

Honorary pallbearers will be All Friends & Relatives.  

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD