Obituaries

Evelyn Lorie Black Elk (Eagle Chasing)

Evelyn Lorie Black Elk (Eagle Chasing) 56, went home to the Creator on December 20, 2020 in Roundup, MT, after her courageous cancer battle. She was born November 16, 1964 in Eagle Butte, SD to Freda Eagle Chasing (Blue Arm).  Lorie grew up in Eagle Butte, SD.  She attended Job Corps in SD and UT before giving birth to her […]

“Inu” Inukihaangana Lisiate Inukihaagana

“Inu” Inukihaangana Lisiate Inukihaagana, age 59, of Eagle Butte, SD, entered the Spirit World on Saturday, December 19, 2020 at Avera Mckennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD.  Inu is survived by is wife, Yvette (Ducheneaux) Inukihaagana of Eagle Butte, SD. His children,  Heather (Jay) Baushke, Haisini (Alisi) Inukihaangana, Tevita (Tina) Inukihaangana, Fine (Allison) Inukihaangana, Mele (Austin) Jeffries, Sione (Amanda) Inukihaangana. […]

Colette Shaving

Colette Shaving, 69, of Eagle Butte, peacefully entered the spirit world, Friday, December 11, 2020 at Avera St. Mary’s Hospital, Pierre, with her loving children by her side. In compliance with the CRST Tribal Directives, a private family service was held at 11:00 a.m. MDT, Saturday, December 26, 2020 at the Landmark, Eagle Butte with Jason Charger presiding. Burial followed […]

Gloria Hawk Eagle

Gloria Hawk Eagle, 69, of Green Grass, entered the spirit world, Thursday, December 17, 2020 at Hospice House, Rapid City. In compliance with the CRST Tribal Directives, a private family service was held at 1:00 p.m. MST, Monday, December 28, 2020 at Green Grass Community Building with Ivan Looking Horse presiding. Burial followed in the Congregational Cemetery, Green Grass.Visitation was […]

Leroy V. LaPlante Sr. “Wiyaka Luta” (Red Feather)

On November 28, 2020, Leroy V. LaPlante, Sr, loving husband, father, and grandfather, passed away peacefully at the age of 92 at the Avera Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls, SD.  At his request, no wake services will be held.  A public visitation and viewing was held at Kesling Funeral Home Chapel in Mobridge, SD on Thursday, December 3, 2020 […]

Orville Verdell LaPlante

Orville was born to Elaine Miner and Archie Blue Coat on September 26,1943, in a log house, on the banks of the Moreau River, south of White Horse. His mom died of T.B. in his infancy.  His mom’s sister Fern and her husband William LaPlante adopted him and raised him as their own.  Orville listened and learned from his dad […]

Carol Elk Nation

Carol Margaret Elk Nation, 62, of Eagle Butte, entered the spirit world Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at Monument Health, Rapid City. In compliance with the CRST Tribal Directives, a private family service was held Monday, December 7, 2020, at All Saints Catholic Church, Eagle Butte, with a procession at 8:30 a.m. from the four-mile. Burial took place at the Eagle […]

Jean Alice Vane

Jean Alice Vane of Visalia passed away peacefully on October 20, 2020. She was born to Albert and Betty Tibke on November 5, 1926 in Ziebach County, South Dakota. She was 93. Jean was as sharp as they came; a trait that was quickly noticeable to those around her. If she wasn’t busy playing strategy games with her friends, you […]

Rose Bad Hand

Rose Bad Hand, age 88, of Eagle Butte, SD, entered the Spirit World on Thursday, November 4, 2020 at Sanford Medical Center at Fargo, ND. She is survived by one son, Benjamin Hawk Eagle of Eagle Butte. Three daughters, Grace Kasto and Karen LeBeau of Eagle Butte and Inez Roether of St. Francis, SD. One sister, Margie Clown of Eagle […]

Frank Ducheneaux

Funeral services for Frank Ducheneaux age 81 of Timber Lake were at 10:00 AM MT Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at the Timber Lake Community Center. Interment was in the Timber Lake Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. All night visitation was at the Frank Ducheneaux home beginning at 5:00 PM Monday, November 9, 2020. Frank passed […]


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