Wendalynn Warrior


Funeral services for 16-year old Wendalynn Warrior are Friday, May 12, 2023 at 2:00 at Brother Rene Hall in Oglala, SD, with Sister Barb Bogenschutz officiating.

Burial is at St John’s Episcopal Cemetery in Oglala.

A two-night wake service starts Wed, May 10, at 11:00 at Brother Rene Hall in Oglala, SD.

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Wendalynn Dawn Warrior was born on August 5, 2006, in Pine Ridge, SD, to Dale G Warrior Sr and Novlyn Belt.  Wendalynn made her journey to the Spirit World on May 2, 2023, near Oglala, SD.

Wendalynn is survived by her parents Novlyn Belt and Dale Warrior Sr; siblings Lolita “Missy Dawn” (Steven) Belt, Emmanuel “Manny Lee” (Jordana) Warrior, Bradley Two Eagles, and Nolan (Daizie) Warrior; aunts Tessie, Eleanor, & Ona Two Eagles, Priscilla Tobacco, Amber & Sandra Stands, and Geraldine (Dean) Warrior; uncles Paul Weez, Mike & Charles Warrior, Eldon Tobacco, Waylon, Dom, & Brenton Stands, and Tall Tim Tubez; grandmothers Caroline Slow Bear, Ruby Belt (Stanley), Jackie Belt, and Sylvia and Julie Warrior; and grandfathers Ambrose “Cowboy” Belt Jr (Lupe), Don Slow Bear, and Frank Two Bulls Jr (Stein).

Wendalynn was preceded in death by her grandmothers Charlotte and Barbara Belt; great-grandmothers Elizabeth Belt and Mary Jane Seminole; great-great grandmother Stella Warrior; grandfathers Ambrose Belt Sr, Emmanuel Seminole, and Wilbur Warrior; great-grandfathers Hubert Seminole and Fargo Warrior; brother Clayton “Fatboy” Warrior; uncles Ambrose “Yamni” Belt III, Skye Belt, and Harry Stands; and aunt Armanda Monique Belt.

Pallbearers will be Janaiya Two Eagles, Alyssa Two Eagles, Brandi Tobacco, Monique Janis, Tairan New, Delly Ray Star Comes Out, Jacob “Jake” Belt, William Warrior, Anthony Warrior, and Ambrose “AJ” Belt IV.  

Honorary pallbearers will be Lindan Colin, Justin M Ray, Dom Blaze, Jaynee Lynn, Ariyah Clara, Leland Steven, Janaiya Bre Dawn, Alyssa Jade, Jauron (Kamarae), Traevon, Carter, Johntrell, Elleo (Leo), Ethan, & Naloni Bear, Dale III, Riley, Cole, Alden, Eliza Dawn, Anthony, Ma’na’pe (Boo), Isnala Win, Brandy, Rain, Latonna (Tonz), Lucionna, Mary & Sharon Two Bulls & Families, Emerald & Jim & Family, Grandama Phyllis Tobacco & Family, Grandma Hilda Kills Small & Family, Auntie Ess, Amber Rose, Sabryna & A.J. Belt, Merrilee Belt & Family, Gabe, Jake, Zach, Sequoia, & Geri Janis, Gabby Holy Dance, Elgin Young Bear, Jr. (Baby E), Papa Mann & Grandma Serena Two Elk & Families, Oliver Brown Bull, Jake & Greg (Shady) Yellow Horse, Matt & Carla Running Eagle & Family, Tonna Bear, Becky, Bethany “Choppy”, Baby Girl, and Danny, Lavina Cutt, Barb Neiss & Boys, Bobbi Jo Tobacco & Family, Bobbi & Baby Jo Martin & Families, Clara Sound Sleeper, Alonna Long Visitor & Family, Emma Dreaming Bear & Family, Gage, Anthony, Andre, Noah, Roman, Dreamer, Nalolah, Abbie, Anahlah, and Romaine & Family, Lucius Warrior, Toree Clifford, and All Friends & Relatives.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD