Funeral services for 46-year old Samuel Bear Robe Sr are Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 1:00 at Joyner Hall in Pine Ridge, SD, with traditional Lakota services Mr Mike Little Boy & Darcy Bear Eagle
Burial is at the Holy Cross Episcopal Cemetery in Pine Ridge
A one-night wake service starts Friday, October 8, at 12:30 also at Joyner Hall in Pine Ridge
Samuel Willard Bear Robe, Sr. was born on September 1, 1975 in Pine Ridge, SD to Andrew Bear Robe, Sr. and Bonita Grace Andrews. Samuel made his journey to the Spirit World on September 30, 2021.
Samuel is survived by his mother, Bonita Andrews; children, Samuel Bear Robe, Jr., of Pine Ridge, SD, Krystal Waters of Martin, SD, Kaycee Bear Robe, Kristiene Blue Bird, Antoine Blue Bird, Selam Behan, and Anthony Behan, All of Pine Ridge, SD; siblings, Faron Apple and Pauline Apple, both of Pine Ridge, SD; grandparents, Georgia Tail of Rushville, NE, Eli Tail of Porcupine, SD, and Joyce Bear Robe of Rapid City, SD; aunts, Karen Red Elk, Gloria No Neck, Eva Mesteth, & Erna Shepherd, All of Porcupine, SD, and Sonya DuBray of Minnesota; uncle, Don Mesteth, Sr. of Pine Ridge, SD; grandbabies, Brandon Lee Johnson of Martin, SD, and Jeremiah Jordan Blue Bird; cousins, Maxine Running Hawk & Heather Janis, both of Pine Ridge, SD, and Vienna Janis of Rapid City, SD; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, family, and friends.
Samuel was preceded in death by his daughter, Samantha Bear Robe; siblings, Andrew Bear Robe and Tessie Bear Robe; aunts, June Janis, Darmalee Tail, Agnes Bear Robe, Mona Mesteth, Lenora Running Hawk, and Caroline Yellow Boy; uncles, Ole Bear Robe, Charles Bear Robe, Jr., Joe Bear Robe, Tyrone Mesteth, Dean Andrew, Sr., Jeff Tail, and Matt Mesteth, Sr.; and cousins, Eric Brown Bull, TJ Mesteth, Shilo Pourier, Michael Mesteth, and Kyle Mesteth.
Pallbearers will be Tim Brewer, John Bordeaux, Fernando White Butterfly, Josh Bissonette, Alex Red Cloud, John Red Cloud, Ulysses Two Crow, and Marvin Red Cloud, Jr.
Honorary pallbearers will be Joyce Bear Robe & family, Maxine & Loui Janis & family, Heather & Vienna Janis & family, Angel Red Cloud, Antoina Blue Bird-Caldwell, Marlin Hawk Wing, Posh Camp, Frog Brewer, Steve Tyon, Amber Adams, Conrad Running Hawk, Clarissa Steele & family, Irene Means & family, Mickey Richards & family, Jessie Waters & family, Sissy Yellow Boy & family, Calvin Yellow Boy, Karen Red Elk & family, Eva Mesteth & family, Gloria No Neck & family, Elvis & Debbie Tail, Sonya DuBray & family, Serena Andrews & family, Kristine & Katrina DuBray & family, Herman, Jr. & Herman, Sr. White Whirlwind, Virginia, Violet, & Victor, Jr. Bissonette & family, Dominic Waters, Gloria Goings & family, Patricia, Kimberly, LaShanda Red Cloud & family, Louise White Butterfly, Jerry, John, Mike, & Valeria Bordeaux, Linda White Butterfly & family, Erna Shepherd & family, and All Friends & Relatives.
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD