02/06/2014 - Michelle Pettigrew-Silva
Funeral services for Michelle Pettigrew-Silva “Umpan Owayang Waste Win”, age 51, of Omaha, NE, will be Thursday, February 6, 2014 at 2:00 PM, at the Billy Mills Hall in Pine Ridge, SD. with Mr. Charles McGaa officiating.
One night wake services will begin at 1:00 PM, Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at the Billy Mills Hall in Pine Ridge, SD.
Traditional Lakota Services will be provided by Mr. Rick Two Dogs
Sons: Jeremy Pettigrew of Gordon, NE, and Chance and Chase Pettigrew both of Omaha, NE.
Grandchildren: Laila Pettigrew, Luta Pettigrew, Ivy Yellow Thunder all of Gordon, NE
Sisters: Susan Pettigrew of Wounded Knee, SD, and Sandra Pettigrew of Pine Ridge, SD
Brothers: Mike Pettigrew of Calico, SD, John Pettigrew of Wounded Knee, SD, and Jason Pettigrew of Wounded Knee, SD
Numerous grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
Michelle was preceded in death by her mother, Gloria Ann Clifford-Pettigrew; brother, James Brent “JB” Pettigrew; grandparents, Joe Clifford, Sr. and Thelma M. Clifford.
Michelle Pettigrew-Silva was born on December 29, 1962 in Pine Ridge, SD to Gloria Clifford. She was the oldest of 7 children; she loved her family very much and was always there for her loved ones. Michelle graduated 8th grade from O.L.L. and went on to attend high school at Pine Ridge where she graduated with honors in 1981. While there she made many lifelong friends and was known for her sparkling personality. Michelle worked in areas related to health, she was a CHR Director in Rapid City, SD, Alcohol and STD Counselor, attended National College in Rapid City, and attended UTTC in Bismarck, ND. Michelle will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
Sioux Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements for Michelle Pettigrew-Silva.
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