Rainee Garza


A Mass of Christian Burial for 49-year old Rainee Garza will be held  Tues, March 29, 2022 at 10:00 at St Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Hot Springs, SD, with Father Grant Gerlach officiating.

Burial will follow at 11:30 at the Evergreen Cemetery in Hot Springs

Visitation will be Monday, March 28, from 5:00 – 7:00 at St Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Hot Springs with Rosary services at 7:00.  

Rainee Anne (Briggs) Garza was born on January 5, 1973 in Hot Springs, SD to Loretta Shaw and Jerry Briggs.  Rainee made her journey to the Spirit World on March 19, 2022 at the Salina Medical Center in Salina, KS.

Rainee is survived by her spouse, Richard Garza of Salina, KS; mother, Loretta (Herman Buckley) Shaw of Buffalo Gap, SD; father, Jerry (Shivah) Briggs of Hot Springs, SD; children, Ruth (Raul) Garza and Jeremy (Carissa) Garza both of Emporia, KS; grandchildren, Angel Garza, Emma Zuniga, Anthony Garza, Jeremy Garza, Jr., Silvia Garza, and Samuel Garza all of Emporia, KS; siblings, Amber Briggs and Tony Briggs both of Edgemont, SD, and Billy (Paula) Morrow of Hot Springs, SD; and aunts, Carol Wilson of Hot Springs, SD and Velda Phillips of Casper, WY.

Rainee was preceded in death by her grandparents, Emma Shaw, Emerson Shaw, Marjorie Briggs, and Gerald Briggs; uncles, Leslie Snow and Michael Shaw; and aunt, Sylvia Plum

Pallbearers will be Robert Ecoffey, Trenton Rattler, Sr., Stacey Stanton, Tyler Morrow, James O’Neill, and Tony Briggs, Jr.

Honorary pallbearers will be Raul Zuniga, Tristen Howard, and All Friends & Relatives.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD