Teresa Bear Ribs

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Funeral services for 61-year old Teresa Bear Ribs were held Saturday, August 29, 2020 with Mr. Charles McGaa officiating.

Burial was at Holy Cross Episcopal Cemetery in Pine Ridge, SD.

Teresa Ann (Janis) Bear Ribs was born on May 17, 1959 in Pine Ridge, SD to Herbert and Althea (Bettelyoun) Janis.  Teresa made her journey to the Spirit World on August 19, 2020 in St. Paul, MN. 

Teresa is survived by her spouse, Aloysius Bear Ribs; children, Donni Janis of Denver, CO, Preston Janis, Timothy Bear Ribs, and Curtis Bear Ribs all of Minneapolis, MN, and Tawni One Feather of St. Paul, MN; siblings, Clay Janis of Rapid City, SD, Roger Janis of Omaha, NE, Leon Janis and George (Lori) Janis both of Chadron, NE, Jean Merrival of Denver, CO, and Bobbi Jo Merrival of Rapid City, SD; 17 grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Teresa was preceded in death by her parents, Herbert and Althea Janis; daughter, Janis Bear Ribs; and sisters, Janice Janis and Christine Janis.

Pallbearers were George Janis, Timothy Joel Bear Ribs, Preston Lee Janis, Curtis James Bear Ribs, DeAngelo Estrada, Russell Glen Whalen, Jr., Donni Janis, and Waylon Janis.

Honorary pallbearers were Roger Janis, Clay Janis, Marcie Janis & Family, Jean Merrival, Bobbi Jo Merrival, Toni Colhoff, Cheryl White Rabbit, Kristine Bettelyoun, April Two Two & Family, Fred Two Two, Dave Two Two, Rodney Janis, Gary Janis, George Estrada, Jorge Estrada, Russell Whalen & Family, Tapio Family, Patricia Janis, Leon Janis, Antone Janis, Dawn Twiss & Family, James Twiss & Family, Monique Merrival, Henny Whalen, Onaliyah Estrada, and All Relatives & Friends.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD