Spotted Bear, Thomacina

Thomacina Greta Spotted Bear, 43, of Hot Springs, S.D., passed away March 31, 2017, in Hot Springs.

Thomacina Greta Spotted Bear was born on January 20, 1974 in Gordon, Neb. to Greta Big Owl and Hobert Spotted Bear. Thomacina made her journey to the Spirit World on March 31, 2017 in Hot Springs.

Thomacina is survived by her father, Hobert Spotted Bear, Wounded Knee; children, Blaine “BJ” Spotted Bear-Mesteth, Rapid City, Ian Spotted Bear, Porcupine, Robina Spotted Bear, Hot Springs, and Lacy Spotted Bear, Edgemont; uncle, Orland A. Big Owl, Sr., Porcupine; and aunts, Rhonda Big Owl-Two Eagle and Fern Rose (Alton) Big Owl-Mousseau both of Porcupine.

Thomacina was preceded in death by her mother, Greta Big Owl; brother, Robert Price; grandparents, Evelyn Badger-Big Owl and Ernest Big Owl; aunt, Eleanor Iron Teeth-Big Owl; and uncle, Teddy Two Eagle.

A one night wake service will begin at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, April 6, at the Father Pauly Hall in Porcupine, SD with services starting at 7:00 p.m.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m., Friday, April 7, at the Father Pauly Hall in Porcupine, with Father Edmund Yainao, S.J. offiating with traditional prayers to follow.

Burial services will be held at the Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery in Porcupine.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.

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