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Michael Tim Emery

Funeral services for 64-year old Michael Tim Emery are Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at 10:00 AM at the Emery residence near Porcupine, SD, with Ms Joyce Tibbitts officiating.

The funeral will be preceded by visitation from 9:00-10:00 AM, also at the Emery residence.

Burial services will be at St. Peter’s Catholic Cemetery in Rockyford, SD

Michael Tim Emery was born on May 31, 1957 in McKinney, TX to Raymond Laverne Emery and Janis Lee Tibbitts. Michael made his journey to the Spirit World on June 25, 2020 at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, NE.

Michael attended school from South Dakota to California. He went to college at USD and later finished his Masters in Education at Oglala Lakota College. He taught at Rockyford for most of his career, where he was at for 26 years, Our Lady of Lourdes for 3 years, and Wolf Creek School for 1 ½ years.

Michael loved his sports especially all his Los Angeles teams. He was a mechanic and a jack of all trades. He was a bike rider and Harley Davidson fanatic since anyone could remember.

Tim knew a lot of people and he touched the hearts of many. We love you Michael Tim (Dad) Emery. Thank you and much love to all of his angels.

Michael was preceded in death by his father, Raymond LaVerne Emery; mother, Janis (Tibbitts) White Eyes; sister, Kathleen Emery; and daughter, Celeste Emery.

Michael is survived by his siblings, Connie (Michael) Wolffe; and Quentin (Bernice) Emery; children, Melinda Emery; Raymond Emery; Tim Emery II, Micheyla Emery, and Nancy Emery; grandchildren, Celeste Ford, Tim Emery III, Micah Emery, Caleb Emery, Corbin Emery, Carson Emery, Anjouleigh Emery, LaeShawna Catches, Isiah Linderman, Aiyana Emery, Raymond Emery, Jr., Socrates Emery, Harper New Holy, and Ashton New Holy; and nieces and nephews, Janis Emery, Stephanie Emery, John Emery, Kyrie Pourier, and one on the way.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD