06/05/2017 - Tawni Jade Wilcox
Funeral services for Tawni Jade Wilcox, age 30, will be at 10:00 AM on Monday, June 5, 2017 at the Crazy Horse School in Wanblee, SD with Father Peter Klink, S.J., Sister Connie Schmidt, and Deacon Cal Clifford officiating.
Burial will be at the Martin Community Cemetery in Martin, SD.
A two-night wake service will begin at 2:00 PM on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at the Crazy Horse School in Wanblee, SD.
Tawni was born on March 2, 1987 in Pine Ridge, SD to Denice Marie Standing Bear and Calvin Dean Wilcox. She made her journey to the Spirit World on May 27, 2017 near Wanblee, SD.
Tawni followed in the footsteps of her grandma June and became a cook at CrazyHorseSchool, a job that she deeply loved. She also loved sports, basketball was her favorite, and she was also the assistant girls’ basketball coach for Crazy Horse School.
Tawni is survived by father Calvin Dean Wilcox of Martin, SD; mother Denice Marie Standing Bear of Wanblee, SD; stepfather Jon Siedschlaw of Wanblee, SD; son Rylan Cummings of Wanblee, SD; grandparents Theresa (Jerome) High Horse of Wanblee, SD; great-grandmother Eleanor Charging Crow of Wanblee, SD; brother Jace Standing Bear of Martin, SD; sisters Talisa Wilcox of Allen, SD, Tiaunna Wilcox of Wanblee, SD, and Callyn Wilcox of Martin, SD; and numerous cousins, aunts, uncles, and extended relatives (too many to name) that she loved and adored.
Tawni was preceded in death by brothers Ashton Standing Bear and Matthew Standing Bear; daughters Jaceya Cummings, Micah Cummings, and one unborn daughter; uncle Alvin David Wilcox; grandparents Curtis and Myrtle Wilcox and Stanley Standing Bear; and great-grandparents James Charging Crow Sr., Emma Jane Baker, Felix Huber, Evelyn Rooks-Pourier, and Howard Wilcox Sr.
Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD is in charge of arrangements for Tawni Jade Wilcox.
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