Tovano A. Brown, age 17, of Eagle Butte, entered the Spirit World on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at Nemo, SD.
Tovano is survived by grandparents Dion and Carlita Brown; grandpa Aloysius of Eagle Butte; grandmas Mary Buck Elk Thunder of Cherry Creek, Darla Takes The Knife and Noelle Brown of Rapid City; parents Nichelle (Kodi) High Horse and Joseph Smalls of Rapid City; six brothers: Mitchell Jr. of Eagle Butte, Najin Hunska Yellow Wolf, Skyler, Kenyan and Daxston High Horse, and Joseph Smalls, Jr. of Rapid City; baby sister Mya High Horse of Rapid City; cousins Mary Herrald and Jeremiah Dupris of Eagle Butte; aunts Kelsey Herrald and Jocelyn Fast Horse of Rapid City, Chelsey and Stephanie Herrald of Eagle Butte; uncle Vaughn; very special friend Dennette Bushie; and many friends who honored him and his creative way of life.
A wake service will be held at 4 p.m., Thursday, March 11, at the CRST Bingo Hall. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, March 12, at the CRST Bingo Hall, with Mother Ellen Huber, Shirley Dog Eagle and Valerie Curley officiating. Wakinyan Maza and all singers and drum groups are welcome. Burial to follow at the Eagle Butte Community Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Rooks Funeral Home of Eagle Butte.