Teri “Big Dogg” Arcoren


Funeral services for 51-year old Teri “Big Dogg” Arcoren are Sat, May 27, 2023 at 2:00 CT at the Rosebud Veterans Building in Rosebud, SD, with Russell Eagle Bear and Brandon Bear Heels officiating and Drum Group and Singers Robbie Clairmont, Brandon Bear Heels, Nikki Red Hawk, Nikko Shot Away, Tony Running Crane, Keenan Running Crane, Cane Running Crane, and Skeeter Leader Charge

Burial is at the Stead Family Cemetery in Old Ring Thunder, SD

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A two-night wake service starts at Thursday, May 25, at noon CT at the Rosebud Veterans Building in Rosebud.

Teri Lynn Arcoren was born on August 9, 1971 in Rosebud, SD to Terry Lee Arcoren and Reva Stead-Rattling Leaf. Teri made her journey to the Spirit World on May 17, 2023 at the Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD.

Teri is survived by her siblings, Paki Arcoren and Steve Arcoren; children, Cassie Jo Herman, KayRose Roether, Rosalie Compton, Gage Waukechon, and Hugo Eisenbraun, Jr.; grandchildren, Jaydin Paul Kitteaux, Jasmin Nicole Kitteaux, Josie Rose Kitteaux, Jamiya Rhae Kitteaux, and Obie Star Roether; hunka children, David Flying, Jr. and Roger “Yamni” Roether III; and special friend, Heather Walking Bull.

Teri was preceded in death by her parents, Terry Lee Arcoren and Reva Stead; siblings, Britnee Rattling Leaf and Avery Rattling Leaf; son, Preston Roether; grandparents, Robert & Eva Stead and Charlie “Pop” & Mercy Arcoren and special friend, Billie Herman.

Pallbearers will be Brandon Rattling Leaf, Kowboy Sharp Butte, Tony Running Crane, Jr., Ed Rattling Leaf, Gilbert Rattling Leaf, Derek Rattling Leaf, Robert Rattling Leaf, and Roger Roether. 

Honorary pallbearers will be Ed & Antoinette Arcoren, Clyde Clairmont, Willard Henry, Jr., Cilly Hollow Hawk, Wambli “Babe” Guerue, Kaytra Young, Ninja Young, Mic Rock, Sherry Shaw, Tessie Running, Jess Clairmont, Jr., Sharon Swift, Patti Romero, Terri & Bubba Hawk, Inez & Roger Roether, Vi Waln, Heather Walking Bull, Hunni Whiting, Mariah Morisette, Martina One Star, Waste Win & Viola Poorman, Rene Reifel, Bunny DeNoyer, Angel Iron Shell, Denise, Michael, & Mark Stead, Prairie Eagleman, Dwight Provencial, Blue Thunder Family, Crow Eagle Family, Muriel Fast Horse, Gerald Eagle Bear & Family, Duane & Michelle Hollow Horn Bear & Family, Gabriel Night Shield, Jackie Beniez, Lawrence Iyotte, Jess Beauvis, Sr., Angel Lowe & Family, Kathy Hawk Wing, Sarah Herman, Harlon Guerue, Harvey & Brian Marshall, Prairie Hills Gold Club Employees, RST Casino, RPD-Chris Barerra, Jody Oliver, Steve Roether, Hunter Oliver, Kevin Swalley, and Daisey Wright, Arcoren Family, Rattling Leaf Family, Stead Family, and All Friends & Relatives.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD