Wanda Standing Bear

Funeral services for 82-year old Wanda Standing Bear are Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at 10:00 AM at the Standing Bear residence, 1049 Old Crazy Horse in Pine Ridge, SD, with 

Officiating:  Father Edmund Yainao, S.J. officiating and traditional Lakota Services by Mr Jhon Goes In Center

Burial services will be at the Holy Rosary Mission Catholic Cemetery, Pine Ridge, SD

A one-night wake service starts Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at noon, also at the Standing Bear residence in Pine Ridge.

Wanda Ethelene Standing Bear was born on November 8, 1937 in Pine Ridge, SD to Oliver Standing Bear and Margaret (Goes In Center) Standing Bear.  Wanda made her journey to the Spirit World on September 2, 2020 at the Pine Ridge I.H.S. Hospital in Pine Ridge, SD.

Wanda is survived by her daughters, Alvina White Bull, Doreen White Bull, Lisa White Bull, and Amanda Standing Bear; son, Melvin White Bull, Jr.; grandchildren, Ferris White Bull, Jr., Lawrence Vigil, Anna White Bull, Jeannie Lone Hill, Jeremy Ladd, Avena White Bull, and Zaniya White Bull; and 17 great grandchildren.

Wanda was preceded in death by her parents, Oliver & Margaret Standing Bear; siblings, Elaine Standing Bear, Goldie Bad Wound, Stanley Standing Bear, and Howard Standing Bear; sons, Ferris & Keith White Bull; and granddaughter, Marsha Lynn White Bull.

Pallbearers will be Ferris White Bull, Jr., Lawrence Vigil, Jeremy Ladd, Ferris White Bull III, Duane Stover, Christopher Standing Bear, Stanley Standing Bear, and Michael Granillo.

Honorary pallbearers will be Jhon Duane Goes In Center, Angela Stover & Family, Chris & Deb Bordeaux & Family, Geraldine Goes In Center, Margaret Witt, Nancy Witt, Mary Witt, Chris Witt & Family, Wayne Witt & Family, Family of Eugenia Bettelyoun, Virginia Queen & Family, Agnes Picotte & Family, Evangeline Merrival & Family, Jewel Moore, Donald “Joe” Standing Bear & Family, Denise Standing Bear & Family, Susan Standing Bear, Myron Standing Bear, Clifford Leroy Standing Bear & Family, Pumpkin Seed Family, Blue Legs Family, Red Kettle Family, Hawkins Family, Sylvia Brown & Family, Faye LeMay & Family, Mae White Bull & Family, Red Elk Family, Wilcox Family, Emma “Pinky” Clifford-Plume & Family, Francine “Punk” Whalen & Family, Melva White Bull & Family, Fr. John Hennessey, Fr. Peter Klink, Fr. Stephen Sanford, Fr. George Winzenburg, Fr. Edmund Yainao, Fr. Brad Held, All Former & Current Jesuits of Red Cloud Indian School, Charles McGaa & Family, Carol Schulz LaDeaux & Family, Red Cloud Indian School Employees & Pine Ridge Sacred Heart Church Family, Joanne Thompson, Ethel Swallow, Dawn Hurney & Other Hospice Staff, Tasheena Red Wing, I.H.S. Public Health Nursing, Dr. Neal Goodloe, Dawn Hernandez, Pine Ridge I.H.S. Acute Care Nursing Staff, Delmarie Brewer, All Circle of Life Staff, Kateri Tekakwitha Circle, and All Relatives & Friends.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD