Ron DuBray


Funeral services for 73-year old Ron DuBray are Sat, June 3, 2023 at 1:00 at the American Horse School in Allen, SD, with traditional Lakota Services by Steve DuBray

Burial is at the Church of God Cemetery in Allen

A two-night wake service starts Thurs, June 1, at 3:00 at the American Horse School in Allen.

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Ron DuBray was born on December 5, 1949 in Denver, CO to Cherry DuBray.  Ron made his journey to the Spirit World on May 20, 2023 at the University of Colorado Hospital in Aurora, CO.

Ron is survived by his wife Irene Duke of Allen; daughters Rhonda (Richard) DuBray-Gillette of Twin Buttes, ND, Geraldine DuBray of Wisconsin, Cherry Rene DuBray of Washington State, and Ronnie Jay DuBray of Allen; hunka daughter Shania Has No Horse of Allen; son Ron Dubray Jr of Nebraska; step-daughter Delonnie Bettelyoun; nephew/son Brett Bettelyoun of Wanblee, SD; special granddaughter Everleigh DuBray-Curry; 68 Grandchildren and great-children; sisters Carol Jean Shangreaux, Tina Farahmandi, and Pamela Town, all of Denver, CO; brother James Harper of Denver, CO; and special nieces Michelle Shangreaux, and Sherrie Has No Horse.

Ron was preceded in death by his mother Cherry DuBray; grandfather Leo DuBray Sr; grandmother Molly Richards-Dubray; daughters Evette DuBray and Lillian DuBray; brother Robert Butch Clifford; uncles Cleveland DuBray, Gordon “Buzzy” DuBray, Leo “Spud” DuBray Jr, Willard “Jumbo” DuBray, John Gary Richards, Carl DuBray, and John Hugh DuBray; and aunties Elizabeth DuBray, Anna Mae DuBray, and Teda DuBray.

Pallbearers will be Lester DuBray, Roger Yellow Boy, Mitch DuBray Sr, Ronald DuBray, Austin Watkins, Craig Dillon, Wakinyan Shangreaux, Art Has No Horse Jr, Eddie DuBray Sr, and Myron “Chico” DuBray.

Honorary pallbearers will be all first-cousins with their families: Connie Hopkins, Arlene Hopkins, Myron “Chico” DuBray, Eddie DuBray Sr, Pauline DuBray-Flood, Shirley Conroy-DuBray, Billy DuBray, Lester DuBray, Florence Red Horse, Sandra Swimmer, Roxanne DuBray, Brenda DuBray, Wanda Johnson, Wayne Johnson, John DuBray Jr, Mollie DuBray, Ethal Sharkey, Kathy Peneaux, Nick DuBray, Nichole DuBray, Lynette DuBray, Mitchell DuBray Sr, Ruth Ann DuBray, Clevette DuBray, Hatti DuBray, Beanie DuBray, Michael DuBray, Tim DuBray, Ronald DuBray Sr, Curtis DuBray Sr, Duane Long Pumpkin, Julie Mae Long Pumpkin, Peggy DuBray, Alex DuBray Sr, Elizabeth DuBray, Eula (Melvin) Young, Sam DuBray Sr, Hazel Wilson, Steve (Lolita) DuBray, Isabelle Gaddie, Sally Desersa, Phyllis DuBray, Carmelita DuBray, and Marvin Richards Sr; Frank Bettelyoun, Larry Bettelyoun, Jed Bettelyoun, Randy Bettelyoun, Roger Nash Bettelyoun, Angie Eisenbraun, Charolette Bettelyoun Pass Creek Representatives James Cross, Anna Halverson, Pass Creek Elderly, Thomas Dillon, Arlene Tallman, Joyce Tallman, Leah DuBray, Mike Whirlwind Horse, All OST Department of Public Safety, Communications Dispatch Eula Yellow Boy, Highway Safety, Richards Families, Conroy Families, Brewer Families, Clifford Family, Ruff Family, Any and All past/present OST Council Representatives, Collen Bald Eagle, Waylon, Miguel Shangreaux, Lorissa, Lori Shangreau, Shawn Shangreau, Rochelle Yellow Boy, Wayne Fire Thunder, Mary Lou Acosta, Iva Jo Ruff, Linda Louden, Lydia Bear Killer, Mary Rose Dillon-Eagle Heart, Janet Eagle Heart, Debra Johnson, Issac Red Bear, Doug Johnson, Jeanene Johnson, UC Health Team in Aurora, CO, Joni, Raquel, Marie Salomon, Raymond Hilderbrand, Latrell Plenty Arrows, and All nieces, nephews, relatives, & friends.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD