Takes War Bonnett, Leon, Jr.

Leon Takes War Bonnett, Jr. “Hehaka Isnala”, 41, of Martin, S.D., passed away November 23, 2017, in Martin.

Leon Takes War Bonnett Jr. was born in Pine Ridge to Amanda (Apple) Takes War Bonnett and Leon Takes War Bonnett on June 17, 1976. Leon made his journey to the Spirit World on November 23, at Bennett County Hospital in Martin.

Leon is survived by his daughters, Kay Rebecca Takes War Bonnett, Allen, Miya Rachel Takes War Bonnett, Rapid City, Leeshay and Shaylee Takes War Bonnett, Fort Yates; sons, Kevin Takes War Bonnett, Salem, Ore., Jaden and Leon III, Fort Yates; his parents Amanda Takes War Bonnett and step-father, Dr. Archie Beauvais, both of Martin; his father Leon Takes War Bonnett, Sr., Martin; sisters, Jennifer (Jeremiah) Young Bull Bear, Kyle, and Vanessa Takes War Bonnett, Martin; brothers, Jeremy Takes War Bonnett, Martin, and Denny Yellow Hawk, Mandan, N.D.; special friend, Staci Marshall, Martin; and his cousins who were his brothers and sisters, the cousins for life crew. 

Leon was preceded in death by his son, Baby Boy Takes War Bonnett; grandparents Joseph and Rebecca (Cottier) Apple, Leo and Sophie (One Horn) Takes War Bonnett; his uncles, Bill, Albert and Joseph Apple and Ray Takes War Bonnett; aunts, Delores Takes War Bonnett, Carlita Takes War Bonnett and Charlene Bush-White Horse; and his cousin Ellie Takes War Bonnett. 

A two night wake service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 29, at the LaCreek CAP Office in Martin.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, December 1, at the LaCreek CAP Office in Martin, with Reverend John Poff and Reverend Earl Adair officiating.

Burial services will be held at the Martin Community Cemetery in Martin.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.

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