Tawni Jade Wilcox, 30, of Wanblee, S.D., passed away May 27, 2017, in Wanblee.
Tawni Jade Wilcox was born on March 2, 1987, in Pine Ridge, to Denice Marie Standing Bear and Calvin Dean Wilcox. Tawni made her journey to the Spirit World on May 27, 2017, near Wanblee.
Tawni is survived by her father, Calvin Dean Wilcox, Martin; mother, Denice Marie Standing Bear, Wanblee; step-father, Jon Siedschlaw, Wanblee; son, Rylan Cummings, Wanblee; grandparents, Theresa (Jerome) High Horse, Wanblee; great-grandmother, Eleanor Charging Crow, Wanblee; brother, Jace Standing Bear, Martin; sisters, Talisa Wilcox, Allen, Tiaunna Wilcox, Wanblee, and Callyn Wilcox, Martin; and numerous cousins, aunts, uncles, and extended relatives (to many to name) that she loved and adored.
Tawni was preceded in death by her brothers, Ashton Standing Bear and Matthew Standing Bear; daughters, Jaceya Cummings, Micah Cummings, and one unborn daughter; uncle, Alvin David Wilcox; grandparents, Curtis and Myrtle Wilcox and Stanley Standing Bear; and great-grandparents, James Charging Crow, Sr., Emma Jane Baker, Felix Huber, Evelyn Rooks-Pourier, and Howard Wilcox, Sr.
A two night wake service started at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, June 3, at the Crazy Horse School in Wanblee.
Funeral services began at 10:00 a.m., Monday, June 5, at the Crazy Horse School in Wanblee, with Father Peter Klink, S.J., Sister Connie Schmidt, and Deacon Cal Clifford officiating.
Burial services were held at the Martin Community Cemetery in Martin.
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.