01/22/2018 - Matthew Bear Eagle
Funeral services for Matthew James Bear Eagle, age 59, will be at 2:00 PM on Monday, January 22, 2018 at the Church of God in Wounded Knee, SD with Pastor Stanley Hollow Horn officiating. Traditional Lakota services will be provided by Gerald Ice.
Burial will be at the Johnson Memorial Presbyterian Cemetery in Wounded Knee, SD.
A two-night wake service will begin at 2:30 PM on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at the Church of God in Wounded Knee, SD with services starting each night at 7:00 PM.
Matthew was born on February 5, 1958 in Pine Ridge, SD to Solomon Bear Eagle and Carolyn High Pine. He made his journey to the Spirit World on January 14, 2018 at the Sanford Ava’s Hospice House in Sioux Falls, SD.
Matthew is survived by daughter Constance Bear Eagle; stepchildren Tommy Lucero, Phyllis Lucero, and Albert Lucero; and siblings Steven Bear Eagle, Jackson Iron Horse, Beverly Larson, Elmer Bear Eagle, Arlo Looking Cloud, Carolyn One Feather, Eloise One Feather, Clara McManus, Julie Shot to Pieces, and Von Bear Eagle.
Matthew was preceded in death by parents Solomon Bear Eagle and Carolyn High Pine; spouse Lorraine Fast Horse; son Timmy Bear Eagle; and siblings Vina Richards and Darrell Bear Eagle.
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Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD is in charge of arrangements for Matthew James Bear Eagle.
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