Justice James Pettigrew, “Wakinyan Mahpiya Ekta Mani”, 21, of Kyle, S.D., passed away January 16, 2018, in Kyle.
Justice James Pettigrew was born on September 15, 1996, in Pine Ridge, to Jason Pettigrew and Maranda Herman. Justice passed away on January 16, 2018, in Kyle.
Justice is survived by his parents, Maranda Herman, Kyle, and Jason Pettigrew, Sioux Falls; siblings, Kateri Herman, Nathan Roubideaux and Kimimila Packard, all of Kyle, Jason Pettigrew, Jr., Wounded Knee, and Ariyah Pettigrew, Minneapolis, Minn.; grandparents, Anthony Herman, Sr., Mozella Albert, Lee Allen DeCory all of Pine Ridge, and Derek Albert, Sioux City, Iowa; great-grandmother, Wilma Thin Elk, Manderson; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Justice was preceded in death by his sister, Wicicila “Babe” Holder; grandparents, James and Gloria Pettigrew; and great-grandparents, Jim and Becky Alberts, Paul and Pearl Herman and Calvin “Coolidge” Iron Hawk.
A one night wake service started at 3:30 p.m., Thursday, January 25, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Pine Ridge.
Funeral services began at 11:00 a.m., Friday, January 26, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Pine Ridge, with Father Edmund Yainao, S.J., Pastor Bill Coomes, and Mr. Charles McGaa officiating.
Burial services were held at the St. Mary’s Cemetery, Grass Creek Community, Manderson.
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.