Funeral services for 36-year old Robert Janis Jr are Friday, Feb 5, 2021 at 2:00 at the Sioux Funeral Home in Pine Ridge, SD, with Pastors Bill Quijas & Pedro Sharpfish officiating and traditional Lakota services by Mr Cyrus Black Elk
Burial is at the Chief Family Cemetery, East of Pine Ridge, SD
Visitation precedes and follows the funeral from noon to 3:00, also at the Sioux Funeral Home in Pine Ridge, SD.
Robert Troy Janis, Jr. was born on January 7, 1985 in Pine Ridge, SD to Robert T. Janis, Sr. and Mayonne (Little Brave) Lakota. Robert made his journey to the Spirit World on February 2, 2021 at the Monument Health Home Plus Hospice in Rapid City, SD.
Robert is survived by his mother, Mayonne (Little Brave) Lakota; father, Robert Janis, Sr.; siblings, Destiny Janis, Jennity Lakota, Luke Lakota, Craig Lakota, Jordon Lakota, Angel Lakota, Trina Lakota, Tiffney Red Hawk, Waylon LaMont, Patty LaMont, Latonna LaMont, and Stevien LaMont; uncles, Russell and Larry Running Hawk; granddaughter, Aurora LaMont; special nieces, Teawney Walking Eagle and Tierney Red Hawk; numerous grandbabies, nieces and nephews.
Robert was preceded in death by his grandparents, Norman & Florence (Yellow Boy) Little Brave, Kenneth Janis, Sr., Bertha Yellow Hawk, Wilson Yellow Boy, and Abraham Tobacco; aunts, Charity LaMont, Charlene Janis, and Arlette Janis; uncles, Lloyd Running Hawk, Alex Running Hawk, Kenneth Janis, Jr. and Frank Little Brave; brother, Derek W. LaMont; niece, Darla Ray Janis; and cousins, Clarissa LaMont, David “RC” Black Elk and Mandy Janis.
Pallbearers will be Time Bores A Hole, Waylon LaMont, Sr., Christopher Walking Eagle, Erasmo Rodriguez, Fernando White Butterfly, Samuel Bear Robe, Jr., James Red Cloud and Kristan Black Elk.
Honorary pallbearers will be All Friends & Relatives.
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD