Maxine Jane Lakota, 74, of Martin, S.D., passed away December 19, 2017, in Martin.
Maxine Jane Lakota was born on January 14, 1943, in Pine Ridge, to Leon Lakota and Ida (Water) Lakota. Maxine passed away on December 19, 2017, at the Bennett County Nursing Home in Martin.
Maxine is survived by her children, Kenneth Carpio, Karen Carpio, Kim Carpio, Kallen Carpio, Sr., all of Pine Ridge, and Lymona Hawk, Eagle Butte; brother, Robert Lakota, Pine Ridge; sister, Carol Lakota, Pine Ridge; hunka sister, Faye Charging Thunder, Oglala; sister-in-laws, Philomene Lakota, Oglala, and Brenda Lakota, Denver, Colo.; and 22 grandchildren, and 22 great- grandchildren.
Maxine was preceded in death by her parents, Leon and Ida Lakota; brothers, Leon Leroy and Zachary Lakota; niece, Angelique Christina Lakota; grandchildren, Lyle Boyd, Heaven Lee Rain and Jayne Isabella; and great-grandchild, Giselle Julina Carpio.
A one night wake service will start at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 27, at the Billy Mills Hall in Pine Ridge.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, December 28, at the Holy Cross Episcopal Church in Pine Ridge, with Father Ed Hunt officiating.
Burial services will be held at the Holy Cross Episcopal Church Cemetery, Pine Ridge.
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.