Marvin Hernandez


Funeral services for 53-year old Marvin Hernandez are Tues, June 13, 2023 at 10:00 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Pine Ridge, SD, with traditional Lakota services by Joe Swift Bird 

Burial is at the Holy Rosary Mission Catholic Cemetery in Pine Ridge

A one-night wake service starts Monday, June 12, at 3:00 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Pine Ridge with evening services at 7:00

Marvin Wayne Hernandez was born on July 3, 1969 in Pine Ridge to Clarence Walking Eagle and Beverly Colhoff. Marvin made his journey to the Spirit World on May 30, 2023 at his home in Pine Ridge. 

Marvin is survived by his siblings Stephanie Little Bear, Arvella (Austin Backward) Wanbli Luta, Laurentia Walking Eagle, and Christopher Walking Eagle; hunka brother Gaylen Two Bulls; uncles Donald Morgan, Ben Brewer, and Pat Brewer; aunts Wilma Colhoff, Toni Colhoff, Gwen Colhoff, Marsha Colhoff, Dawn Colhoff, and Colleen Franks; and numerous nieces, nephews, & grandchildren. 

Marvin was preceded in death by his parents Clarence Walking Eagle and Beverly Colhoff; spouse LeAnn Janis; grandparents James and Annie (Mesteth) Colhoff, Delbert Tapio, Vestana Colhoff, and Sophie Morgan; sister Clarinda Walking Eagle; nephew Shawn Walking Eagle; aunt Kim Colhoff; uncle Virgil, Colhoff; and cousins Shelly Poor Bear, Annie Colhoff, and Daniel Bad Milk. 

Pallbearers will be Derek Marks, Zach Howard, Chris B Walking Eagle, Kellie Walking Eagle, Donald McMillan Jr, Bryan Walking Eagle, Jeremiah Howard, Tony Siquerios, Ryan Apple, and Pat Brewer. Honorary pallbearers will be Jerry Bordeaux, Bervin Brings Plenty, Dale Garnier, Deloris Red Feather, and All Friends & Relatives.

 Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD