Ghost, Melinda

Melinda Mae Ghost, 37, of Slim Buttes, S.D., passed away December 15, 2017, in Sioux Falls.

Melinda Mae Ghost was born on June 2, 1980, to Carmel Red Shirt and Cecil Ghost in Pine Ridge. Melinda passed away on December 15, 2017, at the Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls.

Melinda is survived by her mother, Carmel Red Shirt, Rapid City; father, Cecil Ghost, Pine Ridge; daughters, Tia (Dylan) Ghost and Raimy Looks Twice both of Rapid City; son, Bryton Looks Twice, Rapid City, SD; granddaughter, Autumn McBride, Rapid City; sister, Priscilla (Alex) Brown, Okinawa, Japan; brother, Kevyn (Christina) Zephier, Rapid City; and fiancé, Leon Takes War Bonnett, Martin.

Melinda was preceded in death by her grandparents, Arlene and Francis “Poncho” Martin and Martin Leo Red Shirt; uncle, David and Ronald Martin; aunt, Susan Martin; and significant other, Erik Looks Twice

A one night wake service started at 3:00 p.m., Friday, December 22, at the Billy Mills Hall in Pine Ridge

Rosary services were held at 7:00 p.m., Friday, December 22, at the Billy Mills Hall in Pine Ridge.

Mass of Christian Burial began at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, December 23, at the Billy Mills Hall in Pine Ridge.

Burial services were held at the Martin Family Cemetery, Slim Buttes.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.

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