Pumpkin Seed, Alton

Alton James Pumpkin Seed, 44, of Rapid City, S.D., passed away January 23, 2018, in Rapid City.

Alton James Pumpkin Seed was born on January 5, 1974 in Pine Ridge, to William “Al” Pumpkin Seed, Sr. and Trudy Iron Bull. Alton passed away on January 23, 2018 in Rapid City.

Alton is survived by his siblings, Connie (Bill) Ten Fingers, Oglala, Colleen (OD) Pumpkin Seed, Pine Ridge, Kathy, Kimberly and April Pumpkin Seed, all of Kyle, William Pumpkin Seed, Jr., Rapid City, Quintina (Jose) Iron Bull, Tempe, Ariz. and Frank Brave Heart, Manderson. 

Alton was preceded in death by his parents, William “Al” Pumpkin Seed, Sr. and Trudy Iron Bull; son, Dalton James Pumpkin Seed; adopted father, Bill Cuny; and grandparents, Stanley Pumpkin Seed, Ora She Elk Voice Walking, Daniel Iron Bull and Eva Quiver; and nephew, William Joseph Fast Horse.

Visitation services started at 8:30 a.m., Monday, January 29, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Pine Ridge.

Funeral services began at 10:00 a.m., Monday, January 29, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Pine Ridge, with Father Edmund Yainao, S.J. and Mr. Charles McGaa officiating.

Burial services will be held at a later date.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.

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