Mason Grimes


Memorial services for 21-year old Mason Grimes are Tues, Sept 12, 2023 at 10:00 at the Interior Fire Hall in Interior, SD, with Pastor Kathy Chesney officiating.

Burial is in the Family Plot in Wanblee, SD

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Mason Allen Grimes (Three Stars) was born on Nov 25, 2001 in Pine Ridge, SD to Sissy Jo Three Stars and she delivered him into his mom and dad’s arms the day he was born. Mason made his journey to the Spirit World on September 4, 2023 in Interior, SD. 

He was loved by so many.

Mason is survived by his parents Lisa and Allen Grimes of Interior; his other mothers Sissy Jo Three Stars of MN and Samone Milk; siblings Taleah Bull Bear of Interior, Leo Grimes of Sioux Falls, SD, Kiana, Kaya, and Clayton Zimiga of Wanblee, Kateri and Eric Cox, and Dylan Collins of MN, Antwaan, Charles Jr, and DeAndre; aunts Tammy Dillon, Cecelia Cottier, Katrina and Kara Jo Larson, Amanda Reddy, Crystal Grimes, Sheryl, Thedna Zimiga, Kanisha Rooks, Megan Rooks, Tamera Rooks, Kori Hill, Clover Evans, Jessica Zimiga, Angelina Zimiga, and Justina Zimiga; uncles Jude Dillon, Charles Cottier, JJ Cottier, David, Tony, & Orin Three Stars, Christopher Larson, Paul & Shawn Zimiga, Willard Grimes, Tony Grimes, Tom Grimes, Dean Grimes, Travis Saunders, Sarge, George, Wayne, & Patrick Bettelyoun, Christopher Zimiga, and Ethan Ledeaux; grandparents Georgia Rooks and Hobert Zimiga; grandparent Rhonda Three Stars; grandmas Earlene Rooks and Romalee Bearstops, and Lavon Zimiga; grandpas Melvin & Rodney Bad Hand, Herman, Robert, and Joseph Zimiga, and all other aunts, uncles, cousins, family members, and online gaming friends.

Mason was preceded in death by his grandparents Mary Lou and Lornce Grimes; great-grandmother Irma Jean Rooks; great-aunt Linda Jo Thomas; great-grandparents Herman and Emma Zimiga; grandpa John Dillon; sister Nevaeh Cottier; and uncles Brandon Bettelyoun and Frank “Yamni” Bettelyoun.

Pallbearers will be Tate Grimes, Dylan Heuther, Jacob Rosales, Jesse May, Enoch Cuny, Wiley Saunders, David Three Stars, and Tony Three Stars.

Honorary pallbearers will be All Friends & Relatives, Kadoka Police Department, Chauncy & Tucker, the Wall Graduating Class of 2020 and his classmates from Interior Elementary School, and All Friends & Relatives.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD