Robert Thunder Horse


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Funeral services for 80-year old Robert Thunder Horse are  Wed, Feb 23, 2022 at 11:00 at Messiah Episcopal Church in Wounded Knee, SD, with The Rev Harold Eagle Bull officiating

Burial is at the Messiah Episcopal Cemetery in Wounded Knee.

A two-night wake service starts Monday, Feb 21, at 4:00 at Messiah Episcopal Church in Wounded Knee

Robert E. Thunder Horse was born on August 25, 1941 in Wounded Knee, SD to Paul Thunder Horse and Mary Bad Bear. Robert made his journey to the Spirit World on February 14, 2022 at the Oglala Sioux Lakota Nursing Home in Rushville, NE.

Robert is survived by his daughters, Roberta Thunder Horse and Robin Thunder Horse; sons, Robert Thunder Horse, Jr., Michael “Bam” Thunder Horse, and Bruce Thunder Horse; 23 grandchildren, and numerous great-grandchildren.

Robert was preceded in death by his daughter, Crystal Thunder Horse; sisters, Irene Thunder Horse, Gertie Thunder Horse, Rosalyn Thunder Horse, and Barbara Two Bulls; brothers, Paul Thunder Horse, Jr., Alex Bad Bear, Sr., and Timothy Thunder Horse; and niece, Yvette Marrow Bone.

Pallbearers will be Corey Alcott, Sr., Eric Thunder Horse, Michael Thunder Horse, Jr., William Thunder Horse, Jr., Spencer High Hawk, Charles Cummings III, Ciaran Yellow Horse, Wesley Palmier, and Lloyd Elk.

Honorary pallbearers will be All Friends & Relatives.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD