Bear Killer, Robert

Robert Carl Bear Killer, 56, of Allen, S.D., passed away May 8, 2018, in Allen.

Robert Carl Bear Killer was born on January 6, 1962, to Ralph Bear Killer, Sr. and Lois Walking Bull and was raised by Oliver and Jessie (Walks Underground) Conquering Bear. Robert made his journey to the Spirit World on May 8, 2018, in Allen.

Robert is survived by his sisters, Donna (Bear Killer) Hollis, Denton, Texas, Deloris Bear Killer, Kyle, Doris Grass, Gordon, Neb,, Lydia Bear Killer and Minerva Bear Killer both of Allen; brothers, Ralph Bear Killer, Jr., Rapid City, Roland Bear Killer and Larry Bear Killer, Sr. both of Allen, and Aurthor Ruff and Pat Ruff both of Kyle; nephews, Dean Bear Killer, Emmanuel Bear Killer, Lenny Pourier, Mekko Bear Killer, Samuel Bear Killer, Larry Bear Killer, Jr., Ryan Bear Killer, Tony Tallman, Charles Cortier, Sr., Stacy Cortier, Andrew Cortier, George Cortier, Sr., Tyler Cortier, Bryan Swallow, Richard Swallow, and John Swallow; nieces, Ralphea Bear Killer, Lainey Bear Killer, Cherry Cortier, Jessie Cortier, Nita Bear Killer, Jeanette Amiotte, Bobbie Jo Pourier, and Deloris “Dee” Anderson; 74 grandchildren, and 20 great-grandchildren.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph Bear Killer, Sr. and Lois Walking Bull; sisters, Shirley Bear Killer and Corrine Ruff; nephews, Leroy Bear Killer, Sr. and Judd Cortier; and niece, Paulette Pourier.

A two night wake services started at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, May 12, at the Inestimable Gift Episcopal Church in Allen.

Funeral services began at 11:00 a.m., Monday, May 14, at the Inestimable Gift Episcopal Church in Allen, with Reverend Rhoda Mesteth officiating.

Burial services were held at the Inestimable Gift Church Cemetery, Allen.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.

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