Wanda Walking


Funeral services for 51-year old Wanda Walking are Sat, Sept 3, 2022 at 1:00 at Joyner Hall in Pine Ridge, SD, with Pastor Dan Johnson officiating.

Burial is at Holy Cross Episcopal Cemetery in Pine Ridge

A two-night wake service starts Thurs, Sept 1, at 1:00 at Joyner Hall in Pine Ridge.

Wanda Alice (Lacota) Walking was born on August 4, 1971 in Pine Ridge, SD to Leon Lakota, Jr. and Jewel Frazier.  Wanda made her journey to the Spirit World on August 21, 2022 at the Monument Health Hospital in Rapid City, SD.

Wanda is survived by her husband, Darrell Walking, Sr.; daughters, Roberta Lakota, Annie Walking, and Amanda Martinez; sons, Judd Walking and Darrell Walking, Jr.; and grandchildren, Alissa Martinez, Esmeralda Martinez, Braya Lakota, Duane Stover, Jr., Taylor Mousseaux, Obadiah Mousseaux, Ambrose Mousseaux, Ashley Mousseaux, Jose Martinez, Eveliah Walking, Xion Walking, and Sebastian Walking; sisters, Janet Quijas, Wiberta Means, and Annette Irving; and brothers, Bennette Wayne Marshall and Samuel Means.

Wanda was preceded in death by her mother, Jewel Frazier; father, Leon Lakota, Jr.; brothers, Phillip Follows Road, Wesley Means, and Leon Lakota III; sisters, Hope Pamela Martin, Faye Follows Road, Martha Means-Apple, and Karen Means-Rattler; grandchildren, Desmond Walking and Sioux Dawn Mousseaux; and brother, Leslie Follows Road.

Pallbearers will be Cecil Apple III, Kenneth Apple, Johny Batten, Dale Pourier, Jr., Ron Clifford, Frank Goings, Trey Walking, Michael Walking, Francisco Martinez, and Kris Kerbaugh.  

Honorary pallbearers will be David Brewer, Heather Apple, Mary Apple, Mariyn Apple, Marietta Escamilla, Jessie Escamilla, Fallon Bad Milk, Delbert Bad Milk, Jr., Kelly Escamilla, Jr., Larry Batten, Alicia Batten, Dale Batten, Jessica Batten, Elizabeth Lopez, Darrell Martin, Jr., Dana Martin, Bernell Martin, Shannon Martin, Raymond Martin, Jewel Means, Cordelia Means, Destiny Means, Wesley Means, Jr., Tyrell Means, Naomie Prairie Chicken, Harriet Lakota, Teton Lakota, Muriel Lakota, Carol Lakota, Marvin Goings, Julie Goings, Chole Goings, Leah Goings, Martin Goings, Bette Goings & Family, Lenora Clifford & Family, Doris Goings & Family, Wendy Bissonette, Frank Bissonette, Keith Frazier, Marie “Poxie” Goodman & Family, Susan Standing Bear, Missy Goodman & Family, Mike Goodman, Danielle Goodman, Alison Goings, Cedrick Goodman, Jr., Travis Richard, Cecil Apple, Sr., Melionie Two Lance-Black Bull, Nelly Lakota, Delilah White Dress, Verne Weston, Tracey Cottier, Oceana Apple, Kenneth Apple, Jr., Kenley Apple, Kason Apple, Dante Apple, Matthias Sierra, Carla Apple & Family, Cecil Apple, Jr., Ian Apple, Leland Apple, Wisdom Apple, Shayna Apple, Lakota Family, Walking Family, Pine Ridge Elderly Meals, and All Friends & Family.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD