Clifford, Joann

Joann Clifford, 73, of Pine Ridge, S.D., passed away April 28, 2018, in Pine Ridge.

Joann Clifford was born on January 30, 1945, in Pine Ridge, to Daniel and Edith (Pourier) Clifford. Joann passed away on April 28, at the Pine Ridge I.H.S. Hospital in Pine Ridge.

Joann is survived by her daughter, Denee Bettelyoun, Pine Ridge; son, Richard “Sheech” (Billie Jo) Greenwald, Pine Ridge; siblings, Arlene Brewer, Daniel (Bernadette) Clifford, and Patti (Rick) Shangreaux, all of Pine Ridge, Rita Siderits and Doris Thibeault, both of Rushville, Neb., Melvin (Carol) Clifford, North Sioux City, and Karen Nelson, Pauma Valley, Calif.; grandchildren, Jade and James Stone, Serra Bettelyoun, Caezar Bettelyoun, Dallas Greenwald, Richard Greenwald, Jr., Jay Greenwald, and Jadyn Greenwald; and great-grandchildren, Celesia Dillon and Cookie Greenwald.

Joann was preceded in death by her parents, Daniel and Edith Clifford; son, Johnny Clifford; and siblings, Larry J. Clifford, Lorna Clifford, and Myrna DuBray.

Vigil services were held at 4:00 p.m., Friday, May 4, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church Hall in Pine Ridge, with Rosary Services at 7:00 p.m.

Mass of Christian Burial began at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, May 5, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Pine Ridge, with Father Peter Klink, S.J. and Mr. Charles McGaa officiating.

Burial services were held at the Holy Rosary Mission Catholic Cemetery, Pine Ridge.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.

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