11/22/2012 - Michael Richard Martinez
Funeral services for Michael Richard Martinez, age 44, of Rapid City, SD will be Friday, November 23, 2012 at 1:00 PM at the Kennedy Hall in Wanblee, SD with Reverend Craig West, Mr. Dick, Carol Lee officiating.
A two night services will be Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 4:00 PM at the Kennedy Hall in Wanblee, SD.
Burial will be at the Gethsemane Episcopal Cemetery in Wanblee, SD.
Daughters: Erinn Martinez and Danya Andrews of Rapid City, SD
Parents: Rose and Donald Standing Bear of Rapid City, SD
Siblings: Don Standing Bear Jr., Rebecca Standing Bear, Lori
Standing Bear all of Rapid City, SD, and Dana Standing Bear of Sioux Falls, SD
Numerous Nieces and Nephews
Michael R. Martinez was born on August 17, 1968, In Pheonix, AZ. Michael also Known as “Mickey” “Mike”, enjoyed every minute of life. He made the best out of every situation, never took anything for granted. He loved music, especially Van Halen. He liked to be outdoors, he liked taking long walks, sharing his past and movies with whoever he was with at the time. He loved beading and doing artwork and drawing. He graduated from Flandreau Indian School June 2, 1987. Michael was a very humble man, very quiet and always kept to himself. He was a good listener and was always there if you needed him. He would give you a helping hand. He was a lot of things; a son, brother, uncle, cousin, and a very loving father. He is survived by his mother and father, Rose and Donald Standing Bear of Rapid City, SD His daughters: Danya & Erinn Martinez, sisters: Rebecca Standing Bear, Lori Standing Bear both of Rapid City, SD, brothers: Donald Standing Bear of Rapid City, SD and Dana Standing Bear of Sioux Falls, SD
Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD is in charge of arrangements.
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