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Leon Takes War Bonnett, Jr. “Hehaka Isnala”

June 17, 1976 ~ Nov. 23, 2017

Leon Takes War Bonnett Jr. was born in Gordon, NE to Amanda (Apple) Takes War Bonnett and Leon Takes War Bonnett on June 17, 1976. Leon made his journey to the Spirit World on November 23, 2017 at Bennett County Hospital in Martin.

Leon is survived by his daughters, Kay Rebecca Takes War Bonnett of Allen, SD, Miya Rachel Takes War Bonnett of Rapid City, SD, Leeshay and Shaylee Takes War Bonnett of Fort Yates, ND; sons, Kevin Takes War Bonnett of Salem, OR, Jaden and Leon III of Fort Yates, ND; His parents Amanda Takes War Bonnett and step-father, Dr. Archie Beauvais, both of Martin, SD; his father Leon Takes War Bonnett, Sr. of Martin, SD; sisters, Jennifer (Jeremiah) Young Bull Bear of Kyle, SD and Vanessa Takes War Bonnett of Martin, SD; brothers, Jeremy Takes War Bonnett of Martin, SD and Denny Yellow Hawk of Mandan, ND; special friend, Staci Marshall of Martin, SD; and His cousins who were his brothers and sisters, the Cousins For Life crew.

Leon was preceded in death by his son, Baby Boy Takes War Bonnett; grandparents Joseph and Rebecca (Cottier) Apple, Leo and Sophie (One Horn) Takes War Bonnett; his uncles, Bill, Albert and Joseph Apple and Ray Takes War Bonnett; aunts, Delores Takes War Bonnett, Carlita Takes War Bonnett and Charlene Bush- White Horse; and his cousin Ellie Takes War Bonnett.

A two-night wake service was held for Leon at 1:00 PM, Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at the LaCreek CAP Office in Martin, SD. Funeral services took place at 10:00 AM, Friday, December 1, 2017 at the LaCreek CAP Office in Martin, SD, with Reverend John Poff and Reverend Earl Adair. Burial services concluded at the Martin Community Cemetery, Martin, SD.

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

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