Funeral services for 46-year old Michael Anthony “Tone Blood” Trueblood are Friday, Jan 15, 2021, at 2:00 PM at the Tamara Trueblood residence on Slim Buttes Road near Pine Ridge, SD, with Mr Charles McGaa officiating and traditional Lakota services by Percy White Plume & Chance White Plume
Burial is at the Trueblood Family Cemetery in Slim Buttes, SD
A one-night wake starts Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 3:30, also at the Tamara Trueblood residence
Michael Anthony Trueblood was born on December 31, 1974 in Pine Ridge, SD to Karen Trueblood and Jack John Kirk. Anthony made his journey to the Spirit World on January 4, 2021 at the Monument Hospital in Rapid City, SD.
Michael is survived by his children, Chantelle Eagle Elk of Pine Ridge, SD, Krishauna, Kelly, Kerra, Kiya, Karen, and KiAna Trueblood, all of Rapid City, SD; brother, Byron DeSersa of Manderson, SD; father, John “Jack” (Isa) Kirk of Pringle, SD; grandsons, Marshawn and Montel Hunter, both of Pine Ridge, SD and Jacob Shaw, Jr. of Rapid City, SD; the love of his life, Monica Good Voice Flute of Rapid City, SD and numerous niece, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Michael was preceded in death by his mother, Karen Trueblood-Kirk; sister, Rhena Yellow Boy-Trueblood; brothers, Wayne Trueblood, Sr. and John Kirk; and grandmother, Margaret Pourier-Trueblood.
Pallbearers will be Daniel Trueblood, Sr., Robert Trueblood, Jr., Tina Provost, Gage Clarke, Ashley Trueblood, Jacob Shaw, Sr., John Gallego, Jordan Tobacco, Andy Metcalf, John Freeman, Chance White Plume, Wayne Trueblood, Jr., and Gary Janis.
Honorary pallbearers will be All Friends & Relatives.
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD