Althea L. Laundreaux, age 57, of Swiftbird, SD, entered the Spirit world on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at Rapid City Regional Hospital, Rapid City, SD.
She is survived by her husband, George Laundreaux, Sr. of Swiftbird, SD, one son, George Laundreaux, Jr., of Mobridge. Three daughters, Jessica Walther of Swiftbird and Brandi Laundreaux and Alexia Laundreaux of Mobridge, SD. Three brothers: Merle Marrowbone, Sr., and Tyrone Little Hawk of Eagle Butte, SD, Louie Blue Coat of Dupree, SD. Two sisters: Beth Tumbleson of Decatur, AL and Lynn Clown Larson of Iron River, WI. 19 Grandchildren and 1 Great Grandchild.
Wake services will begin at 7:00 PM, Thursday, October 31, 2019, at Old Agency Building, Eagle Butte. Funeral Services will begin at 10:00 AM, Friday, November 1, at the Old Agency Building with Mother Margaret Watson officiating, and Traditional Lakota Services by Ivan Looking Horse. Following a luncheon, burial will take place at St. Peter’s Episcopal Cemetery at Thunder Butte, SD. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Rooks Funeral Home of Eagle Butte, SD.