07/19/2017 - Jeremy Shane Little Jr.
Funeral services for Jeremy Shane Little Jr. "Pte Howaste,” age 12, will be at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at the Brother Rene Hall in Oglala, SD. Traditional services will be provided by Ivis Long Visitor.
Burial will be at St. Matthew's Episcopal Cemetery in Slim Buttes, SD.
A procession of family and friends met at Sioux Funeral Home at 3:30 PM on Monday, July 17, 2017 and left for the Brother Rene Hall in Oglala, SD.
A two-night wake service will begin at 5:00 PM on Monday, July 17, 2017 at the Brother Rene Hall in Oglala, SD.
Jeremy was born on April 2, 2005 in Pasco, WA to Jeremy Little Sr. and Genevieve Swift Eagle. He made his journey across the Milky Way after passing away near Red Shirt Table, SD on July 8, 2017, accompanied by his grandmother, Wanda Siers and siblings, Jannae Swift Eagle-Little, Mato Siers, and Winyan DeCory.
Jeremy is survived by mother Genevieve Swift Eagle of Connell, WA; grandmother Delilah Johnson of Connell, WA; sisters Delilah Swift Eagle of Connell, WA, Patricia Swift Eagle and Paris Swift Eagle of Las Vegas, NV, Jayden Swift Eagle of Rapid City, SD, Pyrsais Swift Eagle of Tipton, CA, and Lynae Elk Boy of Connell, WA; brother Cobra Swift Eagle of Rapid City, SD; uncles Robert Swift Eagle of Parshall, ND, Reuben Swift Eagle of Kennewick, WA, Gregory Swift Eagle of California, and Jason Little, Joshua Little, Jeremiah Little, Wallace Little III, and Shane Siers, all of Slim Buttes, SD; aunts Deneen Swift Eagle of Connell, WA, Roberta Johnson of Kennewick, WA, Deena Davison of Rapid City, SD, and Misty Davis, Sioux Dawn Oldson, Michelle Little, Ashley Siers and Chauney Siers, all of Slim Buttes, SD; and niece Amaiya Silva of Connell, WA.
Jeremy was preceded in death by grandfather Reuben Swift Eagle.
Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD is in charge of arrangements for Jeremy Shane Little Jr. "Pte Howaste.”
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