Wilson, Edna

Edna Georgia Irene Wilson, 51, of Pine Ridge, S.D., passed away October 29, 2017, in Aurora, Colo.

Edna Georgia Irene Wilson, 51, passed away on October 29, 2017, at the University of Colorado Hospital in Aurora. Edna was born on August 25, 1966 at Washington D.C. to Florence Ellen (Whipple) Wilson and James John Wilson III, better known as “Dr. Jim.” 

Edna is survived by her father, who is the Patriarch of the Wilson Family, James John Wilson III; daughters, Florence Lone Elk, Rapid City, and Andrea Cortier, Pine Ridge; sons, Richard Lone Elk and Richard Lame, Jr. both of Pine Ridge; grandchildren, Adeline Weston, Angelo Swimmer, Christina Lone Elk, Royal Bull Bear, Jonathan Bull Bear, Timothy Cortier-Bull Bear, and Damarius Corbine-Lame; brothers, Charles Wilson, Rapid City, and Tom Wilson, Pine Ridge; sisters, Lyn Wilson, Rapid City, and Donna Wilson, Pine Ridge; and significant other, Mark Red Eagle, Pine Ridge.

Edna was preceded in death by her mother, Florence Ellen (Whipple) Wilson; her beloved daughter, Christina Lone Elk; her oldest brother, James John Wilson IV, better known as “Jimmy John,” and a special niece, Cassandra Pine.

A one night wake service started at 4:00 p.m., Friday, November 3, at the Pine Ridge Elementary School Gym.

Funeral services began at 12:00 p.m., Saturday, November 4, at the Pine Ridge Elementary School Gym with Mr. Richard Broken Nose performing the traditional Lakota service.

Burial services were held at the Wilson Family Cemetery, #4 Community near Pine Ridge.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.

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