Sific Pretty Hip


Funeral services for 81-year old Sific Pretty Hip are Sat, April 9, 2022 at 11:00 at St Julia’s Episcopal Church in Porcupine, SD, with Senior Catechist Ben Conquering Bear officiating and traditional Lakota services by Mr Mike Little Boy

Burial is at St Alban’s Episcopal Cemetery in Evergreen, SD

A one-night wake service starts Friday, April 8, at 3:00, also at St Julia’s Episcopal

Sific Fannie Pretty Hip was born on August 12, 1940 in Pine Ridge, SD to Jessie (Yellow Thunder) Pretty Hip and George Pretty Hip. Sific made her journey to the Spirit World on March 22, 2022 at the Avantara Mt. View Nursing Home in Rapid City, SD.

Sific is survived by her brother, Rudolph Pretty Hip; granddaughter, Jessie Pretty Hip; and great granddaughters, Maria & Vaeda Pretty Hip-Broken Rope.

Sific was preceded in death by her parents, George & Jessie & (Yellow Thunder) Pretty Hip; daughter, Maria; brothers, Verney and Joe Pretty Hip, and Burgess Bianas, Sr.; sisters, Louise & Bessie Pretty Hip, and Sharon (Respects Nothing) Pretty Hip; and great grandson, Aaron Broken Rope, Jr.

Pallbearers will be Aaron Broken Rope, John Red Feather, George Respects Nothing, Bruce Yellow Wolf, Julio No Neck, Lloyd Bianas, Sr., Norman Bianas, and Larry Two Bulls.

Honorary pallbearers will be Marletta & Scott Soldier Wolf & family, Consuelo (Means) Vasquez & family, Margie Byrd & family, Thelma Pourier, Wayne & Kathy High Hawk & family, Sterline Rooks & family, Lisa Brave Heart & family, Myrna Kills Back & family, Georgia & Anola Hornbeck, Tiffany Bianas & family, uncle Ray’s angry birds, Dario Vasquez & family, Contessa Vasquez & family, Lyle “Humpa” Respects Nothing, Linda Grzszak, Jasanna Cuch, Alexis Mendez, Little Boy Family, Avantara Mt. View Nursing Home Staff, Wanbli-Sargent Waniyetu Yellow Cloud, Angelo & Daniel Perez & family, No Neck Family, Inez Spencer, Jennifer Spencer, Jody Spencer, Yolanda Garcia & family, Karen Red Elk & family, Gloria No Neck & family, Don American Horse, Burgess Bianas, Jr. & family, and All Friends & Relatives.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD