Waverly Buckman


Funeral services for 59-year old Waverly Buckman are Monday, Sept 18, 2023 at 11:00 at Sioux Funeral Home in Pine Ridge, SD.

Burial is at Holy Cross Episcopal Cemetery in Pine Ridge.

Visitation precedes the funeral from 9:00–11:00 Monday at the Sioux Funeral Home in Pine Ridge

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Waverly Jean Buckman was born on June 16, 1964 in Denver, CO to Wilbur Buckman and Maxine Knife. Waverly made her journey to the Spirit World on September 5, 2023 at the Denver Health Medical Center in Denver, CO.

Waverly is survived by her favorite daughter, Marie Roubideaux, and other daughters, Lynette and Loretta Roubideaux; son, Isaac Roubideaux; grandchildren, Larain Roubideaux, Jada Roubideaux (and her father, Charles Janis), Rachael Roubideaux, Chelbi James Annora Roubideaux, Alfernado Hunter, and Kamiah Jean Roubideaux; great grandchildren, Jericho John Roubideaux, Jayla G, Christopher John Roubideaux, and Betty Rain Lynn Janis; cousins, Venus Rodriguez and Louie Janis; nephew, Noah Luta Janis; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and Hunka Grandkids.

Waverly is resting eternally with her mother, Maxine Knife; father, Wilbur C. Buckman; sister, Ginger Buckman; daughter, Rebecca Roubideaux; granddaughter, Christina Roubideaux; cousin, Tyrel Ringing Shield; and numerous extended relatives.

Pallbearers will be Vern Roubideaux, Meghan White Pipe, Guy Lambert, Jr., Garrett Little Bear, Sr., Moses Catches, Frank Janis, and Venus Rodriguez.

Honorary pallbearers will be Megan White Pipe & Kids, Sylvia Toombs, Chrystal and Cherita Taylor & Families, Maxine & Louie Janis & Family, Marie Little Moon & Family, Ben & Marla Black Elk, Sharon Bad Bear & Family, Ellen White Face & Family, George Red Star & Family, Luta Janis, Kathy Afraid of Bear & Family, Geraldine Brown & Family, Karen Boltz & Family, Troy Whalen & Family, Wanbli Red Cloud & Family, Belnita Little Bear, Leola One Feather, Richard Lone Elk & Family, Lynn Wilson & Family, Peggy Jo McLaughlin & Family, Cleve Roubideaux, Jr., Monica Red Bear & Family, Jolanda Sing & Family, Brothers- Wako & Pierre, Helen Red Feather & Family, Diane Grimm & Family, Alyce Arcoren & Family, and All Friends & Relatives.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD