Wicicila “Babe” Lee Holder “Ayutapi Winyan” (Looking At Her), 16, of Wounded Knee, S.D., passed away January 20, 2018, in Wounded Knee.
Wicicila was born on April 5, 2001, in Lawton, Okla. to Berdina Holder and Jason Pettigrew. Wicicila made her journey to the Spirit World on January 20, 2018, in Wounded Knee.
Wicicila is survived by her parents, Berdina Holder and Jason Pettigrew; siblings, Zackery Holder, Eve Holder, Lauren Pecos, Jason Pettigrew, Jr., and Le’shi’ Holder; grandparents, Stan Holder, Sr., and Leola One Father; and great grandfather, Elmer Bear Eagle.
Wicicila was preceded in death by her great grandparents, James and Berdena Holder and Verdell and Mary (One Feather) Two Sticks; grandparents, James and Gloria Pettigrew; and brother, Justice James Pettigrew.
A two night wake service started at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 23, at the Church of God in Wounded Knee.
Funeral services will begin at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, January 25, at the Church of God in Wounded Knee, with Mr. Stan Holder, Sr. performing the traditional Lakota services.
Burial services will be held at the One Feather Family Cemetery, Wounded Knee.
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.