Ansonia Marie Black Bird, age 58, of Pierre, SD, entered the Spirit World on Monday, May 25, 2020 at Pierre.
Ansonia is survived by her son, Bradley Black Bird of Pierre, three daughters, Sonia Black Bird and Shannon Black Bird of Pierre and Lillian White Eyes-Jeffries of Yuma, AZ. One brother, Ron Black Bird, Sr. of Eagle Butte. One sister, Alita Pfeifle of Missouri and numerous grandchildren.
In compliance with the CDC COVID-19 regulations and the CRST Tribal Directives for mortuary care, a private Traditional Lakota funeral service for family only began at 10:00 AM, Monday, June 1, 2020 at Rooks Funeral Home in Eagle Butte, with Ron Black Bird, Sr. and Jim Meeter officiating. Burial of cremains took place at 2:00 PM (MST), Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at the Black Foot Cemetery, Black Foot, SD.