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05/28/2013 - Gene George (Eugene) Tyon, Sr.

Funeral Services for Gene George (Eugene) Tyon, Sr. “Canupa Kupi,” age 81, will be at 9:00 AM, Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at the Loneman School Gym in Oglala, SD, with Rev. Craig West, Rev. Robert Two Bulls, Sr., Rev. Lyle Noisy Hawk, and Senior Catechist Ben Conquering Bear officiating.
 
A requiem mass will be at 11:00 AM, Monday, May 27, 2013, at Holy Cross Episcopal Church, Pine Ridge, SD.
 
Wake services will be at 4:00 PM, Monday, May 27, 2013, at the Loneman School Gym in Oglala, SD.
 
Burial will be at 3:00 PM, Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at the Black HillsNationalCemetery in Sturgis, SD.
 
Online condolences can be left at www.siouxfuneralhome.com.
 
Gene passed away May 20, 2013, in Ridge, SD. He was a Veteran of the United States Army.
 
Survivors:
 
Spouse: Rev. Agnes Tyon of Oglala, SD.
 
Son: Gene Tyon, Jr. of Oglala, SD.
 
Brothers: Ben Tyon of Pine Ridge, SD and Louis Tyon of Hermosa, SD.
 
Aunt: Dorothy Yankton of Pine Ridge, SD.
 
Grandchildren: Joe Tyon of San Diego, CA, Amy Painter of Winnebago, NE, and Melanie Tyon of Tama, Iowa.
 
Great Grandchldren: 9
 
Gene was preceded in death by his parents, George and Sarah (Little Bear) Tyon; son, Acorn Tyon; brothers, Jim & Owen Tyon; and two infant sisters.
 
Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD, is in charge of arrangements.

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