Mary Sitting Up

Funeral services for 59-year old Mary Rose Sitting Up are Sat, Jan 7, 2022 at 1:00 at the T&T Center in Wanblee, SD, with Mother Michelle Dayton, Lay Minister Johnny Wilson, and Lay Minister Rita Brown officiating and traditional Lakota services by Richard Moves Camp.

Burial is at the Gethsemane Episcopal Cemetery in Wanblee.

A one-night wake starts Friday, Jan 6, at 1:00 at the T&T Center in Wanblee

Mary Rose Sitting Up was born on July 20, 1963 in Wanblee, SD to Richard Sitting Up and Marjorie (Ashley) Sitting Up.  Mary made her journey to the Spirit World on December 18, 2022 at the Monument Health Hospice House in Rapid City, SD.

Mary is survived by her children Joseph Sitting Up and Tyson Red Elk; sisters Beneva (Robert) Stevens, Melody Loafer, Doris (Joseph) Cross, Donna Sitting Up, and LuAnn Sitting Up; brothers Antoine Sitting Up, Norman Sitting Up, Merle Sitting Up, and Dale Sitting Up; grandchildren Lelanna Red Elk, Robert Red Elk, Douglas Red Elk, Wambli Hoksila Red Elk, Laveah Lillian Red Elk, Flora & Gweneth Red Elk, Brealee, Keeva, & Pearl Sitting Up; aunts Frances Sitting Up-Ashley and Esther Sitting Up-Rooks; and numerous nieces & nephews.

Mary was preceded in death by parents Richard and Marjorie Sitting Up; daughter Lelanna Margie Sitting Up; brother Frederick Sitting Up Sr; sister Madeline Sitting Up-Red Elk; nephew Merle Kane Sitting Up Jr, Daniel Loafer, and Layton Ashley; niece Jaylynn Sitting Up; maternal grandparents Joseph Everette and Minnie (Little Chief) Ashley; and paternal grandparents Benjamin and Gertie (Breast) Sitting Up.

Pallbearers will be Brealee Sitting Up, Lelanna Red Elk, Margie Emily Sitting Up, Tony Janis, Tage Bad Cob, Woody Bad Cob, Alex Conroy, Fred Sitting Up Jr, Emil Last Horse, Tim Cross, Bernard Moves Camp, Lonte Ashley, and Kade Ashley.

Honorary pallbearers will be Monument Health Doctors & Nurses, Stephanie Swift Hawk, Bernadine Sitting Holy & Family, Richard & Arvella Moves Camp & Family, Marla Ferguson, Ira Wright, RJ Fisherman, Austin & Julie Rosebud, Elsie High Horse & Family, Tia Dull Knife & Family, Adrienne Means & Family, Mavis Bad Cob & Family, Ernest Red Elk & Family, Willard DeCory, Jerome High Horse & Family, Annie Red Elk & Family, Sheila Lamont & Family, Frank & Darla Conroy, James & Jamie Sparks, Josh & Tahnee Salamun, Normalynn, Edith & Titus Sitting Up, Tessa, Kaleb, & Tyler Janis, Azure Sitting Up & Family, Merle & Tanya Sitting Up & Family, Ruth Wooden Knife, Josie Quick Bear, Carol & Richard Lee, Bob & Mary Epps, Bob & Jeanette Amiotte, Elroy & Debbie Cross, Yankton Family, LeBeau Family, Winters Family, Schrader Family, DeSersa Family, Two Elk Family, Standing Bear Family, Bad Cob Family, Wooden Knife Family, Stands Family, Pumpkin Seed Family, Thunder Valley Family, and All Friends & Relatives.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD

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