Jeremy Shane Little, Jr. “Pte Howaste”, 12, of Slim Buttes, S.D., passed away July 8, 2017, in Red Shirt Table.
Jeremy Shane Little, Jr. was born on April 2, 2005, in Pasco, Wash. to Jeremy Little, Sr. and Genevieve Swift Eagle. Jeremy, Jr. made his journey across the Milky Way on July 8, 2017, accompanied by his grandmother, Wanda Siers and siblings, Jannae Swift Eagle/Little, Mato Siers, and Winyan DeCory.
Jeremy is survived by his mother, Genevieve Swift Eagle, Connell, Wash.; grandmother, Delilah Johnson, Connell; sisters, Delilah Swift Eagle, Connell, Patricia Swift Eagle and Paris Swift Eagle both of Las Vegas, Nev., Jayden Swift Eagle, Rapid City, Pyrsais Swift Eagle, Tipton, Calif., and Lynae Elk Boy, Connell; brother, Cobra Swift Eagle, Rapid City; uncles, Robert Swift Eagle, Parshall, N.D., Reuben Swift Eagle, Kennewick, Wash., Gregory Swift Eagle, Calif., Jason Little, Joshua Little, Jeremiah Little, Wallace Little III, and Shane Siers all of Slim Buttes; aunts, Deneen Swift Eagle, Connell, Roberta Johnson, Kennewick, Deena Davison, Rapid City, Misty Davis, Sioux Dawn Oldson, Michelle Little, Ashley Siers and Chauney Siers all of Slim Buttes; and niece, Amaiya Silva, Connell.
Jeremy was preceded in death by his grandfather, Reuben Swift Eagle.
A two night wake service started at 5:00 p.m., Monday, July 17, at the Brother Rene Hall in Oglala.
Funeral services will begin at 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 19, at the Brother Rene Hall in Oglala, with Mr. Ivis Long Visitor performing the traditional services.
Burial services will be held at the St. Matthew’s Episcopal Cemetery in Slim Buttes.
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.