03/10/2018 - Theresa (Black Bear) Bad Milk
Funeral services for Theresa Mae (Black Bear) Bad Milk, age 72, will be at 1:00 PM on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at the Wounded Knee District School in Manderson, SD with Father Edmund Yainao, S.J., and Joyce Tibbitts officiating.
Burial is to be announced.
A two-night wake service will begin at 4:00 PM on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at the Wounded Knee District School in Manderson, SD with evening services starting at 7:00 PM each evening.
Pallbearers will be Starlette Jumping Eagle, Carla Sleeping Bear, Charlene Featherman, Joyce Little Dog, Darla Swain, Maxine Mesteth, Patsy Red Elk, Tyler LaForge, Robert James, and Frank Holy Rock.
Theresa was born on June 28, 1945 in White Horse Creek, SD to Thomas Black Bear and Fannie (Spotted Owl) Black Bear. She made her journey to the Spirit World on February 27, 2018 at her home in Manderson, SD.
Theresa is survived by children Morris Holy Rock Jr. and Meredith Black Bear of Manderson, SD; sister Madeline Black Bear-Sondreal of Buffalo Gap, SD; grandchildren Morris Holy Rock III, Frank Holy Rock, Fannie Holy Rock, John Holy Rock, Morissa Holy Rock, Michael Delone, Rhonda Jumping Eagle, Heidi Black Bear, Summer Looks Twice, and Chris Black Bear; great-grandchildren Lorenzo Holy Rock, Kaydence Packed, D’onah Holy Rock, Kandace Holy Rock, Devin Holy Rock, Thomas Packed, Louis Belt Jr., Jennah Shott, Christopher Holy Rock, Aubriee Holy Rock, Jedidiah Holy Rock, Joshlynn Chase Alone, King Chase Alone, and Jleigh White Whirlwind.
Theresa was preceded in death by parents Thomas and Fannie Black Bear; siblings Esther Black Bear, William Black Bear, Agnes Black Bear, Aloysius Black Bear, Stephen Black Bear, Dora Black Bear, Theresa Bad Milk, Wilda Black Bear, and Ruth Cottier; and grandchildren Lorenzo Holy Rock and Jacob Holy Rock.
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Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD is in charge of arrangements for Theresa Mae (Black Bear) Bad Milk.
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