2017-04-20 / The Holy Road

Michael Joseph Hawk

Michael Joseph Hawk was born on November 19, 1931 in the Drywood Community North of Oglala, SD to Tal and Jennie (Hat) Hawk. Michael made his journey to the Spirit World on April 9, 2017 at his home in the Drywood Community.

Michael is survived by his daughters, Tillie Hawk of Rapid City, SD and Joy (Josef) Marks of Chesapeake, VA; son, Daniel Garneaux of Chesapeake, VA; brothers, Lambert (Mary) Hawk of Pine Ridge, SD and Steven (Pru) Hawk of Oglala, SD; sister, Sarah (Darold) Forney of Oglala, SD; 14 grandchildren; and 8 great grandchildren.

Michael was preceded in death by his daughter, Beverly Hawk; son, Lee Hawk; and sisters, Phoebe Thunder Horse and Tillie White.

A one-night wake service was held for Michael starting at 4:00 PM, Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at the Brother Rene Hall in Oglala, SD with Mass of Christian Burial at 6:30 PM, Wednesday evening at Brother Rene Hall.

Funeral services took place at 10:00 AM, Thursday, April 13, 2017 at the Brother Rene Hall in Oglala, SD., with Father Joe Dauost, S.J. and Sister Barb Bogenschutz officiating and traditional Lakota services conducted Mr. Ivis Long Visitor. Burial services concluded at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Cemetery, Oglala, SD.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD.

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