High Hawk-Kills Crow Indian, Helen

Helen Carol High Hawk-Kills Crow Indian, 70, of Evergreen, S.D., passed away July 27, 2017, in Pine Ridge.

Helen Carol High Hawk-Kills Crow Indian was born on February 21, 1947, in Alliance, Neb. to Aloysius High Hawk-Kills Crow Indian, Sr. and Julia (Bird Head) High Hawk-Kills Crow Indian. Helen made her journey to the Spirit World on July 27, 2017 in Pine Ridge. 

Helen is survived by her sons, Charles (Elmarie) Iron Rope, Sr., Oglala, and Rufus (Crystal) High Hawk, Pueblo, Colo.; daughter, Gloria High Hawk, Pittsburgh, Pa.; sisters, Virginia Kills Crow Indian and Rosemary Thunder Hawk, both of Porcupine; niece, Denise Black Feather, Porcupine; son-in-law, Ronald Richards, Sr., Porcupine; 16 grandchildren, nine great-granddaughters and one great-grandson; and special friend, Howard White Face, Porcupine.

Helen was preceded in death by her parents, Aloysius High Hawk-Kills Crow Indian, Sr. and Julia (Bird Head) High Hawk-Kills Crow Indian; brothers, Larry, Mitchell, Aloysius, Jr., and Val High Hawk-Kills Crow Indian; daughter, Melody Young Bear-High Hawk; and grandson, Trinity L. Brave Heart.

A one night wake service will start at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, August 3, at the Helen High Hawk-Kills Crow Indian Residence in Evergreen.

Funeral services will begin at 2:00 p.m., Friday, August 4, at the Kills Crow Indian Residence in Evergreen.

Burial services will be held at the Native American Church Cemetery in Porcupine.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.

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