Forward, Douglas

Douglas Marcel Forward, 67, of Dell Rapids, S.D., passed away December 7, 2017, in Dell Rapids.

Douglas Marcel Forward was born on January 11, 1950 in Pine Ridge, to Isaac Forward, Sr. and Nora Young Bull Bear. Douglas made his journey to the Spirit World on December 7, 2017, at the Dells Nursing and Rehab Center in Dell Rapids.

Douglas is survived by his daughter, Devonna Clifford, Kyle; siblings, Franklin Forward, Dorothy Brave Eagle, Imogene Roy and Ruby Brave Eagle; aunts, Barbara Young Bull Bear and Florida Jealous of Him, both of Kyle; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Douglas was preceded in death by his parents, Isaac Forward, Sr. and Nora Young Bull Bear; brother, Isaac Forward, Jr.; sister, Elaine Brave Eagle; aunts, Mary Young Bull Bear, Clara Charging Crow and Pauline White Butterfly; uncles, Jerry Young Bull Bear, Abraham “Martin” Young Bull Bear and Victor Young Bull Bear, Sr.

A one night wake service started at 11:00 a.m., Monday, December 11, at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church Hall in Kyle. 

Funeral services began at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, December 12, at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church Hall in Kyle, with Father Ron Seminara officiating. 

Burial services were held at the St. Stephen’s Catholic Cemetery, Kyle.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.

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