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Rodney Delane Dismounts Thrice

Wake, funeral, and burial services for 57-year old Rodney Delane Dismounts Thrice were held over the weekend with burial in the Native American Church Cemetery, Potato Creek, SD

Rodney Delane Dismounts Thrice was born on October 6, 1962 in Rapid City, SD to Delane Yankton and Freda (Dismounts Thrice) Whirlwind Horse. Rodney made his journey to the Spirit World on April 6, 2020 at the Monument Health Hospital in Rapid City, SD.

Rodney was a mechanic and loved working with his best cousin Marty. He was also an artist who loved to create beautiful pieces of Native Art that reflected the Lakota Culture and Heritage.

Rodney is survived by his mother, Freda Whirlwind Horse; special friend, Joylyn Little Thunder; daughters, Janese Steele and Mariah Crane; siblings, Charlotte Dismounts Thrice, Jolene Whirlwind Horse, Carmen Whirlwind Horse, and Rhonda Yankton; 9 grandchildren; and 1 great grandchild on the way.

Rodney was preceded in death by his father, Delane Yankton; brothers, Roydean Yankton and Vernon Yankton; sisters, Roxanne Whirlwind Horse, Sherree Whirlwind Horse, and Valerie Hunter; niece, Tia Handley; son, Rodney LaDeaux; and cousin, Lennie Dismounts Thrice.

Pallbearers will be Andre Whirlwind Horse, Antonio Hernandez, Darrell Hernandez, Waylon Means, Cecil Bullman, Jacob Dismounts Thrice, Jeff Not Help Him, and Wayne Not Help Him

Honorary pallbearers will be Mariah Crane, Janese Provost, Yamni LaDeaux, Audrey Whirlwind Horse & Family, Darrell Hernandez, Antonio Hernandez, Felix Whirlwind Horse, Elissa Whirlwind Horse, Cheyenne Whirlwind Horse, Keith Lowmaster, Jr., Hunter Whirlwind Horse, James Lowmaster, Amber, Terry, & Maryella Whirlwind Horse, Raine Whirlwind Horse, Selena Hernandez, Tasheena Dismounts Thrice, Delilah Curry, Charlotte Dismounts Thrice, Jolene Whirlwind Horse, Carmen Whirlwind Horse, Marty Dismounts Thrice & Family, Jeff Not Help Him & Family, Wayne Not Help Him, Waylon Means, Cecil Bullman, Jacob Dismounts Thrice & Family, Curtis Blue Legs, at Randall, Kathy Randall, Agnes Randall, Dion Quick Bear, Jesse Westover, Kevin Eagle Tail, Anthony Quick Bear, Fred Eagle Tail, Gino Thunder Hawk, Aron Bald Eagle, Carletta Montgmery & Family, Jolynn & Family, Flora Bullman, Diane Chipps, Jason Bordeaux, Cathy Yankton, and All Friends & Relatives.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD