Christian La’monte Yellow Horse-Young “Tatanka Cikala”, 8 months, passed away December 7, 2017, in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Christian La’monte Yellow Horse-Young was born on March 15, 2017, in Savannah, Ga. to William Young and Destiny Yellow Horse. Christian made his journey to the Spirit World on December 7, 2017, at his home in Colorado Springs.
Christian is survived by his parents, William Young and Destiny Yellow Horse, both of Colorado Springs; brother, Amari Yellow Horse-Young, Colorado Springs; maternal grandparents, Ella Red Cloud-Yellow Horse and George Yellow Horse, Sr., both of Oglala, SD, Greg and Donna Ross, Porcupine, Linda and Jim Red Cloud, Richard Red Cloud, Verdell Red Cloud, Jr. and Mike Two Two, Sr., all of Pine Ridge; paternal grandparents, William Young and Lacricha Crutcher, both of Ohio; maternal great-grandparents, Sylvia Red Cloud, Linda and Mona Two Two, all of Pine Ridge, and Jo Ann Two Two, Rapid City; paternal great-grandmother, Barbara Jean Crutcher, Ohio; and uncles, Lionell “June Bug” and Amy Red Cloud, Edward and Amber Smith, George and Nicki Yellow Horse, Jr., Matthew Red Cloud, Marvin Red Cloud, Santonio Crutcher and Stacey Wynn; aunts, Faniesha Smith, Jaimie Her Many Horses, Julia Her Many Horses and Ra’vean Wynn.
Christian was preceded in death by his great-grandparents, Verdell Red Cloud, Sr., Yvonne Standing Crow, Leonard Red Cloud, Vienna Two Two and Marvin Red Cloud, Sr.; and great-great-grandparents, Chief Oliver Red Cloud, Helena Red Cloud and Topsy Young.
A two night wake service started at 1:00 p.m., Monday, December 18, at the Billy Mills Hall in Pine Ridge, with rosary services at 7:00 p.m., Monday, December 18, at the Billy Mills Hall in Pine Ridge.
Catholic Funeral Mass will begin at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, December 20, at the Billy Mills Hall in Pine Ridge.
Burial services will be held at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church Cemetery in Wounded Knee.
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.