10/21/2017 - Elizabeth Young Bear
Funeral services for Elizabeth Young Bear “Tiopa Wakan Wi,” age 79, will be at 11:00 AM on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at the Elderly Meals Building in Porcupine, SD with Reverend Rhoda Mesteth officiating. Traditional Lakota services will be provided by Steve Horse Looking.
Burial will be at St. Julia’s Episcopal Cemetery in Porcupine, SD.
A two-night wake service will begin at 3:00 PM on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at the Elderly Meals Building in Porcupine, SD.
Elizabeth was born on March 7, 1938 in Porcupine, SD to William Young Bear and Sophie (Smoke) Young Bear. She made her journey to the Spirit World on October 12, 2017 at Rapid City Regional Hospital in Rapid City, SD.
Elizabeth is survived by son Clyde Squirrel Coat of Porcupine, SD; daughters Jeanette Jealous of Him-Iron Boy, Charmaine Jealous of Him, and Darlene Jealous of Him, all of Porcupine, SD; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.
Elizabeth was preceded in death by parents William and Sophie (Smoke) Young Bear; sons Robert Jealous of Him and William Eagle Bull; and brothers Severt Young Bear Sr., Ernest Young Bear, and Clyde Young Bear.
Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD is in charge of arrangements for Elizabeth Young Bear “Tiopa Wakan Wi.”
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