12/02/2017 - Elton Vine White
Funeral services for Elton Vine White “Mato Hoksila,” age 57, will be at 10:00 AM on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at the Crazy Horse School in Wanblee, SD with Gerald Bush officiating. Traditional Lakota services will be provided by Claude Two Elk.
Burial will be at the Two Elk Family Cemetery in Wanblee, SD.
A two-night wake service will begin at 5:00 PM on Thursday, November 30, 2017 at the Crazy Horse School in Wanblee, SD.
Elton was born on January 19, 1960 in Kadoka, SD to Orlando “Randy” White Magpie and Inez (Two Elk) White. He made his journey to the Spirit World on November 22, 2017 at his home in Wanblee, SD.
Elton is survived by wife Leona Hopkins of Wanblee, SD; son Ferlin (Maria) Hopkins and grandchildren Samson, Isaiah and Ha’Ani, all of Kyle, SD; daughter Lisa White and granddaughters Gracie and Liah, all of McLaughlin, SD; sisters Lavonne White of Wanblee, SD and Wambli Sina Win of Muskogee, OK; brother Lanceford White Magpie of Wanblee, SD; uncle Claude Two Elk of Rosebud, SD; nephews, whom Elton helped raise, Jerome Mack and grandchildren Deondre, Jade, Orlando, Sylvester and Dawn Black Hawk and Asiah Brown, all of Wanblee, SD, and Archie Mack and grandchildren Wambli Ista Mack, Itancan Mahpiye Waci Mack and Canku Luta Akicita Waste Mack, all of Wheaton, MN; stepchildren William Hopkins of Wanblee, SD and Marie Lemon of Kyle, SD; and numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and grandchildren.
Elton was preceded in death by his paternal/maternal grandparents, parents Orlando “Randy” White Magpie and Inez (Two Elk) White; and siblings Cheryl Higgins and Baby Boy DeSersa.
Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD is in charge of arrangements for n Vine White “Mato Hoksila.”
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