12/23/2017 - Melinda Mae Ghost
A Mass of Christian Burial for Melinda Mae Ghost, age 37, will be at 10:00 AM on Saturday, December 23, 2017 at the Billy Mills Hall in Pine Ridge, SD.
Burial will be at the Martin Family Cemetery in Slim Buttes, SD.
A one-night wake service will begin at 3:00 PM on Friday, December 22, 2017 at the Billy Mills Hall in Pine Ridge, SD.
A Rosary service will be at 7:00 PM on Friday, December 22, 2017 at the Billy Mills Hall in Pine Ridge, SD.
Melinda was born on June 2, 1980 to Carmel Red Shirt and Cecil Ghost in Pine Ridge, SD. She passed away on December 15, 2017 at the AveraMcKennanHospital in Sioux Falls, SD.
Melinda attended school in Rapid City, SD until the 11th grade. She then worked as a Nurse’s Aide at the Victorian in Rapid City for several years and was also a stay-at-home mother.
Melinda is survived by mother Carmel Red Shirt of Rapid City, SD; father Cecil Ghost of Pine Ridge, SD; daughters Tia (Dylan) Ghost and Raimy Looks Twice of Rapid City, SD; son Bryton Looks Twice of Rapid City, SD; granddaughter Autumn McBride of Rapid City, SD; sister Priscilla (Alex) Brown of Okinawa, Japan; brother Kevyn (Christina) Zephier of Rapid City, SD; and fiancé Leon Takes War Bonnett of Martin, SD.
Melinda was preceded in death by grandparents Arlene and Francis “Poncho” Martin and Martin Leo Red Shirt; uncle David and Ronald Martin; aunt Susan Martin; and significant other Erik Looks Twice.
Pallbearers will be Brandon Shangreau, Ronald Martin, Jon Janis, Dylan McBride, John LaDeaux Jr., Alec Dillon, Mike Red Cloud, and Mervin LaDeaux.
Honorary pallbearers will be DJ Martin, Mona Red Shirt, Nita Red Shirt, Jenny Martin, Sherry Martin, Dale Martin, Carmen Vegas and sons, Florence Janis, David and Kathy Janis, Frank and Margie Murdock, Mary Ellen Red Shirt, Roberta Ecoffey, Lema Martin, Michael Tyon, Bob, Larry, and Vincent Martin, Lisa Martin, Val Marufo, BJ and David LaDeaux, Duane and Michelle Martin, Pam Rodriguez, Darren Merrival, Martina and Stephanie Martin, Wes, Marcia, and Trina Shangreau, Daphane Janis, Dean and Georgia Janis, Sis Mousseau, Filmore Richards, Marilyn, Charlotte, and Reno Red Cloud, Roseann, Colleen, Sam, and John LaDeaux, Myrna and Joe Rodriguez, Crystal Evan, Joyce Daubert, Amanda Jenikes, Melissa Herrall, Theresa and Gerald Merdanian, Ann Wlan, Pauline Ashley, Cathy Jefferies, Norma Stead, Lorrie, Alicia, and Adrianna King, Anna and Tina Cortez, Theresa and Johnny Rodriguez, Mike Janis, Hobart Yankton, James, Fred, Loren, and Mervin LaDeaux, Dennis McBride, Joann Crawford, Brett Brenke, and all friends and relatives.
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Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD is in charge of arrangements for Melinda Mae Ghost.
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