Charles James Bear Robe, Jr., 78, of Rapid City, S.D., passed away September 21, 2017, in Rapid City.
Charles James Bear Robe, Jr. was born on September 19, 1939, in Rosebud, to Charles Bear Robe, Sr. and Agnes (Yellow Cloud) Bear Robe. Charles, Jr. made his journey to the Spirit World on September 21, 2017 in Rapid City.
Charles is survived by his son, Darren Bear Robe, Sturgis; daughters, Donna Schweigman-Bear Robe, Hot Springs, and Holly Bear Robe, Sioux Falls; only surviving sibling, Joyce Bear Robe, Pine Ridge; special nieces, Denise Yellow Boy and Patricia Ann War Bonnett; special granddaughter, Sierrah Wilson, Arvada, Colo.; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
Charles was preceded in death by his parents, Charles Bear Robe, Sr. and Agnes (Yellow Cloud) Bear Robe; wife, Edith (Kline) Bear Robe; brothers, Joseph, Ole Dean and Andrew Bear Robe, Sr.; sisters, Lenora Running Hawk-Bear Robe, Caroline Yellow Boy-Bear Robe, Juliet Brady-Bear Robe, June Janis-Bear Robe and Agnes Clements-Bear Robe; and daughter, June Lucille Sandefer-Bear Robe.
A one night wake service started at 10:00 a.m., Friday, September 29, at the Billy Mills Hall in Pine Ridge.
Funeral services began at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, September 30, at the Billy Mills Hall in Pine Ridge, with Pastor Elton Yellow Boy officiating and Mr. Dave Swallow performing the traditional Lakota services.
Burial services were held at the Wolf Creek Community Cemetery in Wolf Creek.
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.