10/14/2017 - Delano 'Jess' Charging
Funeral services for Delano “Jess” “Chep” Charging, age 70, will be at 10:00 AM on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at the Billy Mills Hall in Pine Ridge, SD with Charles McGaa officiating.
Traditional Lakota services will be provided by Joe Swift Bird.
Burial will be at the Brewer-Charging Buffalo Ranch in Slim Buttes, SD.
A one-night wake service will begin at 3:00 PM on Friday, October 13, 2017 at the Billy Mills Hall in Pine Ridge, SD.
Jess was born on March 9, 1947 in Pine Ridge, SD to Leo High Wolf and Martha Katherine Charging. He made his journey to the Spirit World on October 7, 2017 at Rapid City Regional Hospital in Rapid City, SD.
Jess is survived by daughters Jolene Charging and Joy Charging of Fresno, CA; sisters Sterleen Charging of Cheyenne, WY and Phyllis “Tiny" (Charging) Brewer of Pine Ridge, SD; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Jess was preceded in death by parents Leo High Wolf and Martha Charging; spouse Sharon Smith; and brothers Joseph Charging and Bill Charging.
Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD is in charge of the arrangements for Delano “Jess” “Chep” Charging.
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