Fisherman, Joseph

Joseph Allen Fisherman, 32, of Rapid City, S.D., passed away November 20, 2017, in Rapid City.

Joseph Allen Fisherman was born on October 4, 1985, in Pine Ridge, to Darlene Black Bear and Ronald Lynn Fisherman, Sr. Joseph made his journey to the Spirit World on November 20, 2017, at the Rapid City Regional Hospital in Rapid City. 

Joseph is survived by his parents, Ronald Fisherman, Sr. and Darlene Black Bear both of Rapid City; sisters, Lyndsey Fisherman, Wagner, and Angel Fisherman, Prior Lake, Minn.; brothers, Ronald Fisherman, Jr. and Ty Fisherman both of Rapid City; uncles, Marlin Hawk Wing, Pine Ridge, John Fisherman, Jr., Flandreau, Guy White Horse, Sandstone, Minn., Everett Black Bear, Beryl Black Bear, and Herbert Black Bear, Jr. all of Seattle, Wash., Darrell Blue Bird, Pine Ridge, and Jeryl Black Bear, Nespelem, Wash.; aunts, Alvina Hawk Wing, Pine Ridge, Sandra Bush, Long Valley, Feanette Black Bear, Lovella Black Bear, and Darla Black Bear all of Seattle; nieces and nephews, Derrick Standing Soldier, Jr. and Sharonna Standing Soldier both of Wanblee, Nyla Christensen, Luella Christensen, Remington Christensen, and Grayson Fisherman all of Prior Lake, Minn., Amerikis Fisherman, Wanblee, Tyris Fisherman, Rapid City, Allen Red Buffalo and Daelyn Red Buffalo both of Wagner.

Joseph was preceded in death by his grandparents, Herbert Black Bear, Sr., Rena Mae Ground Spider, John Fisherman, Sr. and Ollie Hawk Wing; aunt, Norma White Horse; and uncles, Malcolm Hawk Wing and Elijah Hawk Wing.

A two night wake service was held with the first night at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, November 25, at the T&T Center in Wanblee, and the second night at 4:00 p.m., Sunday, November 26, at the He Sapa New Life Church in Rapid City.

Funeral services began at 1:00 p.m., Monday, November 27, at the He Sapa New Life Church in Rapid City, with Pastor Larry Salway officiating.

Burial services were held at the Pine Lawn Memorial Cemetery in Rapid City.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.

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