02/24/2018 - Robert 'Ronnie' Jumping Eagle
Funeral services for Robert “Ronnie” Joseph Jumping Eagle, age 56, will be at 1:00 PM on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at the Wounded Knee District School in Manderson, SD with Father Edmund Yainao, S.J., and Father Ron Seminara, S.J., officiating. Traditional Lakota services will be provided by Francis “Chubbs” Thunder Hawk.
Burial will be at the Jumping Eagle Family Cemetery in Manderson, SD.
A two-night wake service will start at 3:00 PM on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at the Wounded Knee District School in Manderson, SD.
Ronnie was a veteran in the U.S. National Guard.
Ronnie was born on August 29, 1961 in Pine Ridge, SD to Robert E. Jumping Eagle and Rebecca C. (Looks Twice) Jumping Eagle. He made his journey to the Spirit World on February 13, 2018 at his home in Manderson, SD.
Ronnie is survived by children Koren Jumping Eagle-Chavez of Lincoln, NE, Ron Jumping Eagle Jr. and George Jumping Eagle of Manderson, SD, Shelly Black Eyes-Park and Vernon Scott Black Eyes of Lincoln, NE, Florine Black Eyes-Munguia of Chadron, NE, Rhonda Jumping Eagle, Heidi Black Bear, and Christopher Black Bear, all of Manderson, SD, and Shungila Sapa Johnson and Tatanka White Plume of Manderson, SD; 26 grandchildren; siblings Starlette, Audrey, Robert W., William, and Phillip Jumping Eagle, and Roberta Jumping Eagle-Spencer, all of Manderson, SD, Delores Jumping Eagle of Rapid City, SD, Corrine Brave of Oglala, SD and Georgia Jumping Eagle of Huron, SD; adopted sisters Sharon Sun Eagle of West Point, VA and Gwen Foote of Florida; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Ronnie was preceded in death by parents Robert and Rebecca Jumping Eagle; sister Elizabeth Jumping Eagle-Hernandez; brothers Larry Jumping Eagle, Henry Jumping Eagle, Leonard Yellow Thunder-Means, John Knight and Moses Bull Bear; and granddaughters Noel Jane Jumping Eagle and Lakota Sky Jumping Eagle.
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Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD is in charge of arrangements for Robert “Ronnie” Joseph Jumping Eagle.
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