Michael Mesteth


Funeral services for 37-year old Michael Mesteth are Saturday, October 2, 2021 at 1:00 at St Julia’s Episcopal Church in Porcupine, SD, with Lay Minister Mona Vocu and Senior Catechist Ben Conquering Bear

Burial is at the church cemetery.

A one-night wake service starts Friday, October 1, at 1:00, also at St Julia’s Episcopal Church in Porcupine.

Michael Anthony Mesteth “Inyan Hoksila” was born on July 28, 1984 in Pine Ridge, SD to Tyrone Mesteth, Sr. and Cheryl Locke.  Michael made his journey to the Spirit World on September 25, 2021 at the Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD.

Michael is survived by his mother, Cheryl Locke; daughters, Dionne Mesteth and Maliyah DuBray; siblings, Travis Mesteth, Sr., Hobert Locke, and Kimberly Mesteth; grandmother, Georgia Tail; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, & nephews.

Michael was preceded in death by his father, Tyrone Mesteth, Sr.; brother, Tyrone Mesteth, Jr.; cousins, Maria Afraid of Hawk; Michael Afraid of Hawk, Michelle Afraid of Hawk, Kyle Mesteth, Alan Locke, Karen Mesteth, Lolita Mesteth, Eric Brown Bull, and Ceriol Locke; grandparents, Matthew Mesteth, Sr. and Frank & Gladys Locke; aunts, Ellowyn Locke and Frances Afraid of Hawk; and uncle, Duane Locke.

Pallbearers will be Richard Tall, Alan Jealous of Him, Shawn Runs Above, Hanhepi Thunder Hawk, Jackson Mesteth, Isaac Miller, Sam Jealous of Him, Patrick Little, and Hobert Locke.

Honorary pallbearers will be Nancy Cayford, Norma Moose & Family, Priscilla Locke & Family, Carrie Ann Locke & Family, Clarice Locke & Family, Isabelle Perez, Thaleigh Williams, Zoey Tail, Izaiah Frogg, Gloria No Neck, Karen Red Elk, Eva Mesteth, Sara Brown Bull, Ira Brown Bull, Kristina DuBray, Weldon Spotted Eagle & Family, Trevon Spotted Eagle, Lizzie Family, Melissa Featherman, Carol Peneaux & Family, Warren Shot, Sandra Locke & Family, Cecelia Locke & Family, William Short Horn & Family, Barbara Short Horn & Family, Clement Locke & Family, Darrell Locke & Family, Merle Locke & Family, Judy Miller, Bobby Iron Cloud, Garrell Little & Family, Sherri Stewart, Marlin Iron Crow, Debbie Locke, Ethleen Two Dogs & Family, Khalifa Sisters, BJ Blue Bird, Sean Lone Hill, Tanya Marks, Emmett & Louis Locke, Eileen Iron Cloud, Emily Koenan, Jim & Alberta Miller, Renee Brewer, Bamm Brewer, Tony Brewer, Pastor Albert Sutton, Mike & Friends At Gateway Autoplex, Warfield Moose, Jr., Brent Moose, Clement Locke, Jr. (Sam), Thomas Williams, Clevell Roper, Jr., Aaron Red Bear, Daniel Two Bulls, Pat Little & Family, Avera McKennan Staff, Tru Boys, and All Friends & Relatives.

 Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD