12/04/2017 - Trivean (Crow) Blacksmith
Funeral services for Trivean Verdella (Crow) Blacksmith “Oyate Wawokiasa Win” (Woman Who Helps the People), age 81, will be at 10:00 AM on Monday, December 4, 2017 at the Brother Rene Hall in Oglala, SD with Father Joe Daoust, S.J., and Sister Connie Schmdit officiating. Traditional Lakota services will be provided by Benedict Good Buffalo.
Burial will be at St. Mark’s Episcopal Cemetery in Rockyford, SD.
A Catholic Mass will be at 1:00 PM on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at Our Lady of the Sioux Catholic Church in Oglala, SD.
A two-night wake service will begin at 3:00 PM on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at the Brother Rene Hall in Oglala, SD. Rosary Services will be at 7:00 PM on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at the Brother Rene Hall. The second night of wake services will begin at 7:00 PM on Sunday, December 3, 2017, also at the Brother Rene Hall.
Trivean was born on January 29, 1936 in Grass Creek, SD to Samuel and Jessie (Scabby Face) Crow. She made her journey to the Spirit World on November 26, 2017 at Rapid City Regional Hospital in Rapid City, SD.
Trivean is survived by children Teresa Blacksmith of Pine Ridge, SD, Cheryle Blacksmith of Oglala, SD, Ronald Blacksmith of Fort Pierre, SD, Linwood Blacksmith of Thornton, CO, and Corwin Blacksmith of Oglala, SD; special grandsons Sammy Jo Blacksmith and Quinn Kills Small; hunka daughter Sunny Rae Ten Fingers of Oglala, SD; 24 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.
Trivean was preceded in death by parents Samuel and Jessie (Scabby Face) Crow; spouse Aloysius Blacksmith; brother Dale Crow; sisters Carleen Crow, Roberta White, and Patricia Cordova; son Richard Good Weasel; and great-grandchildren Furious Peyton Rylie Blacksmith and Holton Wayne Blacksmith.
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Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD is in charge of arrangements for Trivean Verdella (Crow) Blacksmith “Oyate Wawokiasa Win” (Woman Who Helps the People).
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