Wayne Jerome Valandra

Visitation services for 64-year old Wayne Valandra are Thursday, June 18, 2020 from 10:00 AM-to-noon at the Sioux Funeral Home in Pine Ridge, SD, with Sister Barb Bogenschutz officiating and traditional Lakota services by Mr Robert Rattling Chase

Graveside Services will follow at 12:30 PM at Our Lady of the Sioux Catholic Cemetery in Oglala, SD.

Wayne Jerome Valandra was born on December 31, 1955 in Pine Ridge, SD to Joseph Valandra, Sr. and Mary Rose Slow Bear, and made his journey to the Spirit World on June 15, 2020 at the Pine Ridge I.H.S. Hospital in Pine Ridge, SD.

Wayne is survived by his siblings, Joseph (Geraldine Fast Horse) Valandra, Jr. of Pine Ridge, SD; Carmelita (Keith) Doke of Des Moines, IA, Donald Hardeman of Lampasas, TX, Sara Dilley and Beka Dilley both of Fort Dodge, IA; and Troy Pawnee Leggins of Chadron, NE; and numerous step-children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, & nephews.

Wayne was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph Valandra, Sr. and Mary Rose Slow Bear; spouse, Josephine Fast Horse; and siblings, Antoine and Arlene Valandra.

Pallbearers will be Martin Valandra, Duane Martin, Edsel Bad Bear, James Garnette, Skip Winters, Thomas Klausmeyer, John Wolfe, Jr., and Eric Poor Bear.

Honorary pallbearers will be all friends and relatives

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD