12/01/2017 - Leon Takes War Bonnett Jr.
Funeral services for Leon Takes War Bonnett Jr. “Hehaka Isnala,” age 41, will be at 10:00 AM on Friday, December 1, 2017 at the LaCreek CAP Office in Martin, SD with Reverend John Poff and Reverend Earl Adair officiating. Traditional Lakota services will be announced.
Burial will be at the Martin Community Cemetery in Martin, SD.
A two-night wake service will begin at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at the LaCreek CAP Office in Martin, SD.
Leon was born in Pine Ridge, SD to Amanda (Apple) Takes War Bonnett and Leon Takes War Bonnett Sr. on June 17, 1976. He made his journey to the Spirit World on November 23, 2017 at Bennett County Hospital in Martin.
Leon is survived by daughters Kay Rebecca Takes War Bonnett of Allen, SD, Miya Rachel Takes War Bonnett of Rapid City, SD, and Leeshay and Shaylee Takes War Bonnett of Fort Yates, ND; sons Kevin Takes War Bonnett of Salem, OR and Jaden and Leon III of Fort Yates, ND; mother Amanda Takes War Bonnett and stepfather Dr. Archie Beauvais of Martin, SD; father Leon Takes War Bonnett Sr. of Martin, SD; sisters Jennifer (Jeremiah) Young Bull Bear of Kyle, SD and Vanessa Takes War Bonnett of Martin, SD; brothers Jeremy Takes War Bonnett of Martin, SD and Denny Yellow Hawk of Mandan, ND; special friend Staci Marshall of Martin, SD; and cousins who were like brothers and sisters, the Cousins For Life crew.
Leon was preceded in death by son Baby Boy Takes War Bonnett; grandparents Joseph and Rebecca (Cottier) Apple and Leo and Sophie (One Horn) Takes War Bonnett; uncles Bill, Albert and Joseph Apple and Ray Takes War Bonnett; aunts Delores Takes War Bonnett, Carlita Takes War Bonnett, and Charlene Bush-White Horse; and cousin Ellie Takes War Bonnett.
Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD is in charge of arrangements for Leon Takes War Bonnett Jr. “Hehaka Isnala.”
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