Norman Bear Nose


Funeral services for 46-year old Norman Bear Nose are Sat, Jan 8, 2022 at 10:00 at Joyner Hall in Pine Ridge, SD, with traditional Lakota services by Robert Rattling Chase

Burial is at St Luke’s Cemetery in Sharp’s Corner, SD

A one-night wake service starts Friday, Jan 7, at 1:00, also at Joyner Hall in Pine Ridge.

Norman Wade Bear Nose was born on August 16, 1975 in Pine Ridge, SD to Joe Bear Nose, Jr. and Marie White Thunder.  Norman made his journey to the Spirit World on December 20, 2021 in Minneapolis, MN.

Norman is survived by his children, Royus Bear Nose, Wanikiya Bear Nose, Wahinkpe Bear Nose, and Areio Boehm; siblings, Stanley Bear Nose, Jerrolyn Bear Nose, and Daniel Pecoraro; and nieces & nephews, Allison Bear Nose, Jenna Black Bear, Jade Running Shield, Tina Bear Nose, Trevor Bear Nose, Cinnamon Bear Nose, Sage Middletent, and Jeffrey Black Feather; grandchildren, Dyenna Gallegos, Andres Gallegos, Jr., Alvaro Aleman, Jr., Emory Bear Nose, Arailee Black Bear, Elmondo Bear Nose, and Zion Bear Nose.

Norman was preceded in death by his parents, Marie White Thunder and Joe Bear Nose, Jr.; siblings, Ronald Black Feather, Elton Black Feather, and Lisa Pecoraro; niece, Ahakila Bear Nose; grandparents, Joe. Sr. & Elizabeth (Bush) Bear Nose, Dorothy White Thunder, Kenneth White Thunder, and Alice (White Thunder) Pumpkin Seed; and uncles, Noah Star & Timothy Bear Nose.

Pallbearers will be Justin Little Thunder, Jr., Lawrence Pumpkin Seed, and Brian Thunder Hawk.

Honorary pallbearers will be all friends & relatives.  

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD