Garcia, Roger

Roger Garcia, 65, of Oglala, S.D., passed away November 25, 2017, in Rapid City.

Roger Garcia was born on September 16, 1952, in Veracruz, Mexico and passed away on November 25, 2017 at the Rapid City Regional Hospital in Rapid City.

Roger is survived by his children, Roger Garcia, Jr., Mexico, Genobebo Saucedo, Jr., Calico, Olivia Arredondo, Denver, Colo., Norma Saucedo, Greely, Colo., Gabriel Saucedo, Yankton, and Vincent Saucedo, Rapid City; and grandchildren, Angelina Saucedo and Stephanie Saucedo both of Rapid City, and Melissa Arredondo, Denver.

Roger was preceded in death by his children, Elias and Lucinda Saucedo; and spouse, Alberta (Pumpkin Seed) Garcia. 

A one night wake service started at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, November 30, at the Brother Rene Hall in Oglala.

Funeral services began at 10:00 a.m., Friday, December 1, at the Brother Rene Hall in Oglala, with Sister Barb Bogenschutz and Father Joe Daoust, S.J. officiating. Mr. Peter Catches performed the traditional Lakota service.

Burial services were held at the Our Lady of the Sioux Catholic Cemetery in Oglala.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.

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