Steele, Michael

Michael Garrett Steele, 37, of Pine Ridge, S.D., passed away November 1, 2017, in Pine Ridge.

Michael Garrett Steele was born on April 16, 1980, in Pine Ridge, to Larry J. Steele and Joyce Bear Robe. Michael made his journey to the Spirit World on November 1, 2017 at his home in Pine Ridge.

Michael is survived by his wife, Angel Bissonette-Steele, Pine Ridge; mother, Joyce Bear Robe, Pine Ridge; children, Israel Bissonette and Tequanna Poor Bear, both of Pine Ridge, Josh, Jacob and Sioux Dawn Wanamaker, all of Rapid City; sister, Clarissa Steele, Rapid City; and grandchildren, Danni Jumping Eagle, Sioux Falls, Chloe Jumping Eagle and Emily Jumping Eagle, both of Rapid City, and Francis Blue Bird, Wounded Knee.

Michael was preceded in death by his father, Larry J. Steele; sister, Tricia Steele; and uncle, Charles Bear Robe.

A two night wake service will begin at 3:00 p.m., Thursday, November 9, at the Billy Mills Hall in Pine Ridge.

Funeral services will begin at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, November 11, at the Billy Mills Hall in Pine Ridge, with Pastor Elton Yellow Boy officiating and Mr. Paul Bissonette, Sr. performing the traditional Lakota service.

Burial services will be held at the St. Peter’s Catholic Cemetery in Rockyford.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.

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