06/29/2017 - Gerald 'Jump' Big Crow
Funeral services for Gerald Wayne “Jump” Big Crow “Wakinyan Hotu Canku,” age 70, will be at 10:00 AM on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at the Pine Ridge High School Gym in Pine Ridge, SD with Father Peter Klink, S.J., and Charles McGaa officiating.
Burial will be at St. Ann’s Catholic Cemetery in Pine Ridge, SD.
A one-night wake service will begin at 4:30 PM on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at the Pine Ridge High School Gym in Pine Ridge, SD with Rosary services starting at 7:00 PM.
Gerald Wayne “Jump” Big Crow was born on April 4, 1947 in Pine Ridge, SD to James Big Crow and Marcella Mills. Gerald made his journey to the Spirit World on June 24, 2017 at the Rapid CityRegionalHospital in Rapid City, SD.
Gerald is survived by spouse Jackie (Hat-O’Rourke) Big Crow of Pine Ridge, SD; hunka mother Eleanor Charging Crow of Wanblee, SD; sons John Big Crow and William (Betty) Big Crow of Pine Ridge, SD; brothers Robert Big Crow of Bridgeport, NE, James, Tim, Ray, and Duane Big Crow, all of Pine Ridge, SD, and Ben Big Crow of Porcupine, SD; hunka brother Lionel Bordeaux of Rosebud, SD; sisters Geraldine Merchant of Lusk, WY, Joyce Brewer of Pine Ridge, SD, Elizabeth Little of Oglala, SD, Ruth Pourier, Rita Big Crow, and Ollie Big Crow of Pine Ridge, SD, Diane Painte of North Dakota, Bessie Dreamer of Pine Ridge, SD, Erma Big Crow of Rapid City, SD and Brenda Zimiga of Pine Ridge, SD; and grandchildren Genriel Ribitsch, Arianna Big Crow, Trevor Big Crow, Breohnna Big Crow and DJ Big Crow.
Gerald was preceded in death by parents James Big Crow and Marcella Mills; brother Walt Big Crow; sister Theresa Big Crow-Black Bull; and sons Waylon Big Crow and DJ Big Crow.
Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD is in charge of arrangements for Gerald Wayne “Jump” Big Crow “Wakinyan Hotu Canku.”
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