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Eleanor L. Bad Heart Bull

OGLALA - Eleanor L. Bad Heart Bull, 67, Oglala, died Wednesday, June 27 at Pine Ridge Hospital. Survivors include her husband, Matthew "Kayo" Bad Heart Bull, Oglala; six sons, Coy Bad Heart Bull, Kim Bad Heart Bull, Doyle Bad Heart Bull and Marty Hart, all of Oglala, Lyndon Stone, Sioux Falls, and Kenneth Hart, Pine Ridge; two daughters, Elaine Provost and Tiffany Ebert, both of Walthill, Neb.; two sisters, Anita Hart Wanna and Serena Hart Buddock, both of Sisseton; 15 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

A one-night wake was Sunday, July 1, at Loneman School in Oglala.

Funeral services were Monday, July 2, at the school, with the Rev. Pedro Sharpfish and the Rev. Abraham Tobacco officiating.

Burial was at Makasan Presbyterian Cemetery in Oglala. Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge was in charge of arrangements.

Clayton Iron Necklace

TUCSON, Ariz. - Clayton Iron Necklace, 53, Tucson and formerly of Sioux Falls, S.D., died Saturday, June 2, 2007.
Services will be at 2 p.m. CDT on Friday, June 29, at Oster Funeral Home in Mobridge with Mother Marion Rectenwald officiating.

Burial will be at Ascension Episcopal Cemetery in Blackfoot.

Theresa Taken Alive

BULLHEAD - Theresa Taken Alive, Taniyan Wakan Win, Holy Breath Woman, 65, of Bullhead died Wednesday, June 27 at Indian Health Service Hospital in Fort Yates, N.D. Funeral services were July 3, at the Community Center in Bullhead, with the Rev. Harvey Schmeichel officiating. Burial was at the Catholic Cemetery in Bullhead.

Mary Agnes Elk Eagle Red Bird

EAGLE BUTTE - Mary Agnes Elk Eagle Red Bird, To Ka Tawa Agli Win, Brings Back Enemy Horses, 87, of Eagle Butte died Tuesday, June 26 in Eagle Butte. wake service was Monday, July 2, at H.V. Johnston Cultural Center in Eagle Butte. Funeral services were Tuesday, July 3, at the center with Deacon Hazel Red Bird officiating. Burial was at St. Peter's Episcopal Cemetery in Thunder Butte. Oster Funeral Home of Mobridge was in charge of the arrangements.

Tracey Buckley

BATESLAND - Tracey Buckley, 39, Batesland, died Tuesday, June 26 in Gordon, Neb., as a result of an automobile accident. Survivors include one son, Bear Black Elk, Wakpamni Lake; three daughters: Jasmine Buckley, Autumn Comes, and Alexanda Comes, all of Wakpamni Lake; four sisters, Dorothy Black Crow and Marylou Black Crow, both of Wakpamni Lake, Marilyn Black Crow, Batesland, and Betty Black Crow, Rushville, Neb.; and five brothers, Eugene Black Crow, Kenny Short Bear, and Ricky Grey Grass, all of Wakpamni Lake, Dwight Black Crow, Batesland, and Waylon Black Crow Sr., Oglala.

Wake services were Thursday, June 28, at Batesland School in Batesland.

Funeral services were Saturday, June 30, at Batesland School with the Rev. Cordelia Red Owl officiating.
Burial was at St. Andrew's Episcopal Cemetery in Batesland. Sioux Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mary Two Two

PINE RIDGE - Mary Two Two, 56, Pine Ridge, died Tuesday, June 26 in Pine Ridge. Survivors include two sons, Greg Brewer and Harold Goggleye III, both of Pine Ridge; four daughters, Connie Cook, El Paso, Texas, Tracey Brewer, Phoenix, Mona Goggleye and Joanie Goggleye, both of Pine Ridge; four sisters: Linda Two Two, Portland, Ore., Joann Two Two, Rapid City, and Sylvia Red Cloud and Mona Two Two, both of Pine Ridge; and 15 grandchildren.

Funeral services were Saturday, June 30, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Pine Ridge with the Rev. Steve Sanford officiating. Burial was at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Wounded Knee.

Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge was in charge of arrangements.

Anita Whirlwind Horse

BATESLAND - Anita Whirlwind Horse, 41, died Tuesday, June 26 in Gordon, Neb. as a result of a automobile accident.
Survivors include her husband, Cory Whirlwind Horse, Batesland; two sons, Waylon Black Crow, Wakpamni Lake, and Beaudele Black Crow, Porcupine; four daughters, Shiela Black Crow, Wounded Knee, and Maya Black Crow, Oglala; brothers, Harold Hollow Horn Jr., Wakpamni Lake, Reggie Hollow Horn, Manderson, Adrian Hollow Horn, Slim Buttes, and Alton Black Tail Deer, Manderson; and two sisters, Trina Williams, Manderson, and Debbie Hollow Horn, Gordon, Neb.

Wake services were June 28 at Batesland School in Batesland.

Funeral services were Saturday, June 30 at Batesland School with the Rev. Pedro Sharpfish and the Rev. Abraham Tobacco officiating. Burial was at St. Andrew's Episcopal Ceme-tery in Batesland. Sioux Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Melford Witt Jr.

CORN CREEK - Melford Witt Jr., 59, Corn Creek, died Monday, June 25 in Bemidji, Minn. Survivors include a son, George Young, Parmalee; two daughters, Tashini Young and Sheena Running, both of Parmalee; four brothers, Fred Witt, Norris, and Albert Witt, John Witt, Donald Witt and Mike Witt, all of Corn Creek; and four sisters, Francine Witt and Agatha Witt, both of Corn Creek, Shannon Witt, Wanblee, and Latisha Witt of California.

Wake services were Thursday, June 28, at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Corn Creek.

Funeral services were Saturday, June 30, at the church, with the Rev. John Spruhan and Russell Eagle Bear officiating. Burial was at St. Thomas Episcopal Cemetery, Corn Creek.

Sioux Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Edmund Manydeeds

ASHLAND, Wis. - Edmund Manydeeds, 85 of Eau Claire, Wis. Died June 23.

He was born July 17, 1921 in Prior, Mont., the son of Edmund, Sr. and Mary Jane (High Eagle) Manydeeds. He was an enrolled member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. He graduated from High School at McLaughlin High School, McLaughlin, South Dakota and received his bachelor's and master's degrees in education at Northern State College, Aberdeen. He was a U.S. Army, WWII veteran serving from Aug 7, 1942 until Nov 11, 1945 in Normandy, Northern France, Ardennes, Rhineland and Central Europe. He began his career with the Bureau of Indian Affairs in 1948. From 1948 to 1953 he was a high school teacher at the Cheyenne River Agency. On July 17, 1949 he was united in marriage to Jennie S. Cascella at Palmer, Mass. In 1953-54 he was guidance counselor at the Rosebud Agency, Rosebud, South Dakota. From 1954-60 he was high school social studies teacher at the Turtle Mountain Agency, Belcourt, N.D. In 1960-62 he was relocation assistant at the Great Lakes Agency in Ashland, WI.

Survivors include four sons, Edmund III (Marcia) of Eau Claire, WI, Steve (Mary Jo) of Boulder, Colorado, John (Karen) of Eau Claire, WI and Chris (Maria Helena) of Rockville, Maryland; daughters, Louise (Pat) Sather of Superior, WI and Mary Manydeeds of Vancouver, Washington; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, July 6, at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Ashland, Wis., with Father John Eaton, O.F.M. as celebrant.
Interment will take place in Saint Agnes Cemetery, Ashland, Wis, with Military Honors under the auspices of the United Chequamegon Area Veterans.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Mountain Funeral Home of Ashland and Mellen, Wis.

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