Viewing services for 64-year old Sandra DuBray are Fri, Dec 4, 2020 from 9:00 – 11:00 AM at the Sioux Funeral Home in Pine Ridge, SD, with traditional Lakota services by Will Peters and special speaker Dena Buffalo- Waloke
Burial follows at 1:00 PM at the Church of God Cemetery in Allen, SD
Sandra Celia DuBray was born on December 17, 1955 in Bridger, SD to James Buffalo and Mary Good Eagle. Sandra made her journey to the Spirit World on November 18, 2020 at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD.
Sandra was a kind sweet lady who was raised by her grandma Sarah Buffalo and moved to Allen when she met her soul mate, Sam DuBray.
Together, they took in foster children before having their own, which Sandra was blessed to become a mother and she showered her gift of being a loving mother, a caring grandmother and a good relative to many.
Samuel and Sandra were married for 45 wonderful years. Sam and Sandy were blessed with 7 beautiful children; 1 hunka daughter; 15 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces & nephews. Sandra worked at Bennett County Senior Citizens Center, American Horse Day School and Pine Ridge High School Kitchen for 15 years before she retired.
Sandra is survived by spouse, Samuel DuBray, Sr. of Allen, SD; children, Diane DuBray, Samantha (Dave) Gotheridge, Sandra DuBray, Jr., and Samuel DuBray, Jr. all of Allen, SD, and Delores (Roger) DuBray and Sarah (Linn) DuBray both of Martin, SD; grandchildren, Lariah, Ilyana, Isaac, Raina, Racheal, Joshua, Melody, Kenny, Hunter, Gage, Skylar, Taylor, Diana, Ethan, Cecil, and Jayden; great grandchildren, Cassandra, Isabella, Jasmine and Aria; siblings, Serena Buffalo of Bismarck, ND, Ben Bone Club of Wakpala, SD, Delaine Buffalo and Carl Buffalo both of Eagle Butte, SD, and Vernell Henady of Denver, CO; aunt, Violet Lone Eagle of Eagle Butte, SD; sisters-in-law, Hazel DuBray and Eula (Melvin) Young both of Allen, SD; hunka daughter, Lisa Dixon of Pine Ridge, SD; and hunka sister, Sophie Lamont of Allen, SD.
Sandra was preceded in death by her daughter, SueAnn DuBray-Giago; parents, James Buffalo & Mary Good Eagle; grandparents, James & Sarah Buffalo and Agatha Holy Bull; brother, Cecil Buffalo; sisters, Roletta Pretty Weasel and Bernadine Bone Club; granddaughter, Vaughn Shania Douglas; niece, Brittany Buffalo; nephews, Waco Buffalo and Pfc. Sheldon Hawk Eagle; and aunt, Stella Buffalo.
Pallbearers will be Jayden Giago, Ethan DuBray, Joshua DuBray, Beau Cuevas, Carl Buffalo, Charles Buffalo, Raymond Hilderbrand, Felix “Rock” DuBray, Vincent DuBray, and Vincent “Pedro” DuBray
Honorary pallbearers will be Delaine Buffalo & Family, Carl (Nellie) Buffalo & Family, Serena Buffalo & Family, Violet Lone Eagle & Family, Eula (Melvin) Young & Family, Hazel DuBray & Family, Charlie (Maria) Wilson & Family, Prairie Rose & Don Chapin, Vincent DuBray & Family, Alliance DuBray Crew, Roger Brings Him Back & Family, Linn Little Whiteman & Family, Donna, Lance & Mike Christensen & Family, Kathy, Mark & Daniel Douglas & Family, David Gotheridge & Family, Sophie (Vincent) Lamont & Family, Arlin Rowland & Family, Richard Giago & Family, Mona RIchards & Family, Dena Waloke & Family, Telly Standing Bear, Benita Clark, Cori Buffalo & Family, Doris Charging Crow, Angie Mabin & Family, Irene Mabin & Family, Tonya Mabin & Family, Eula Yellow Boy & Family, Roberta Yellow Boy & Family, Vinette DuBray & Family, Colene Bald Eagle & Family, Harvey Hawk Eagle & Family, Shane DuBray, Ron (Irene) DuBray & Family, James (Pam) Cross & Family, Lydia Bear Killer, Elaine Martinez & Family, Art, Charlie, & Bob Zimiga & Family, Emma Sam & Family, Irene Fast Wolf & Family, Theresa Whirlwind Horse & Family, Will Peters & Family, Clover Potter & Family, Duane Long Pumpkin & Family, Sunni Rose, Julyana DuBray & Family, Juanita S & Family, Donna Heathershaw, Daverine Shangreaux, Carlyle Red Fox, Toni Buffalo & Family, Barbara Strikes Enemy & Family, Bernard Strikes Enemy & Family, Sharlene May, Wilma SWA & Family, John (Vicki) DuBray, Steve (Lolita) DuBray, Tom D & Family, Isabelle Gaddie & Family, Tallman Family, Arlene Tallman, Carmel, Phyllis, & Sally, Carrie Buffalo & Family, Rhonda Uses Many, Ronica Eagle Chasing, Violet Lone Eagle & Family, Arlyss Buffalo & Family, Dave West & Family, Dallas Buffalo & Family, Beau Buffalo, Roletta Pretty Weasel Kids, Veronica Holy, Stephanie Charging Eagle, Tre’Voun Buffalo, Tim (Kim) Wardell, George (Sue) Wiess, Don & Sister Mink, Barbara Arnakin, Marge Barnes & Family, Sissy Buffalo, Randy Cadotte, April Byerly, Ina Strikes Enemy & Family, Donnie & Mary & Family, Betty Peters & Family, Andrea Marshall, Ursila Brown Eyes & Family, Enos Poor Bear, Jr., Manuel Fool Head, Shaw Baum, Eli and Marlene Brave Heart, Carol Janis & Family, Harvey Eagle Horse, Eli & Marlene Brave Heart, Freida Holy Bull-Condon, Pauline DuBray & Family, Harvey, Sam, Shane, & Shaun Eagle Horse, James & Jayce Buffalo, Richard Cross, Chester Standing Bear Claudia & Egin Long Man, Gus Yellow Hair & Family, Shirley DuBray & Family, Tony & Jeremiah Poor Bear, Bridget DuBray, Claudia Apple, Pine Ridge Transit, The Curley Family, Poor Bear Family,Cross Family, Kenny & Connie Boomer, Lance Benson, Nelson Girls, Sharps Corner & Pine Ridge Dialysis Center, Pass Creek Elderly Center, East Wind Casino, Prairie Winds Casino, Pine Ridge High School Staff & Kitchen, CRST & OST, Bridger Community Members, All Relatives & Friends.
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD