Obituaries

Ansonia Marie Black Bird

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, […]

Torin E. Iron Hawk

Torin E. Iron Hawk, age 49, of Red Scaffold, entered the Spirit World on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at the Monument Health Hospital in Rapid City, SD.  He is survived by two daughters: Laney Iron Hawk of Phoenix, AZ and Lynnae Iron Hawk of Marty, SD. His parents, Mathew and Prairie Rose Iron Hawk of Ash Creek, SD. Two brothers, […]

Dawn Little Dog

Funeral Arrangements for Dawn Little Dog age 54 of White Horse, SD are pending with Oster Funeral Home of Mobridge, SD. Dawn entered the Spirit World on May 20, 2020 at the IHS Hospital in Eagle Butte, SD. Oster Funeral Home is Honored to serve family of Dawn Little Dog.

Calvin R. Austin

Calvin R. Austin, 67, of Westport, SD, passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2020, at his home. His wishes were to be cremated and a graveside committal service will be held at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Westport at a later date. Schriver’s Memorial Mortuary and Crematory, 414 5th Avenue NW, Aberdeen, is in charge of arrangements. Family and friends may sign […]

Irene Veit

Irene Veit, age 94, of Dupree, SD, passed away at the Hospice of the Hills in Rapid City, SD. Graveside services for Irene were held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 23, 2020 at the Hillview Cemetery in Isabel, SD. Irene was born on May 14, 1926 in St. Paul, Minnesota.  Irene’s parents were Ace and May (Clark) Johnson.  She […]

Charlie J. LaPlante

Charlie J. LaPlante, age 63, of Eagle Butte, SD, entered the Spirit World on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at his home in Eagle Butte. Charlie is survived by his life companion, Carson Mound of Eagle Butte, two daughters: Quanna Roland, San Antonio, TX, Emma Twiggs, Highmore, SD. One brother, Kenton LaPlante, Eagle Butte and sister, Calla Morton, Jasper, TX. In […]

James Dean Picotte (Wak’an’ya Hina’pe)

Jim’s Life on Unc’i Ma’ca  James Dean Picotte (Wak’an’ya Hina’pe) known as Jim or Jimmy, was born September 09, 1963 at the Indian Health Service in Eagle Butte, South Dakota to Carol Robinson and William Picotte. He married Hasanni tawa Sylvia Ellen Red Dog on February 14, 1990, and together they built their home on the traditional Red Dog family […]

Delores D. “Toni” LaPlante

On May 1, 2020, Delores D. “Toni” LaPlante, loving wife, mother, and grandmother, passed away peacefully at the age of 89 at Miller Pointe Nursing Home in Mandan, ND. At her request, no wake services will be held. Funeral services will be at Kesling Funeral home in Mobridge, SD on Tuesday, May 5, 2020, starting with a public viewing at […]

Andrea High Bear

Andrea Nicole High Bear, age 30, of Eagle Butte, SD passed away Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at the John Smith Peters Hospital in Ft. Worth, TX. Andrea is survived by her children, Maleyah, John, Alrick, Jr, Elijah, Landon, and newborn Elyciah, all of Eagle Butte. Grandmother, Clara LeBeau of Eagle Butte, her parents, Lori and Delvin High Bear, Sr. of […]

Walter Paul Miner

Graveside Services for Walter Paul Miner age 40 of Eagle Butte, SD were on Monday, May 4, 2020 at Upper Cheyenne UCC Cemetery in Bridger, SD under direction of Oster Funeral Home of Mobridge, SD. Family and friends met at 4 Mile Jct at 12:00 PM, MT on Monday, May 4, 2020 to process to Bridger, SD where services then […]


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