Eugene Elmer Bongo, 65, of Minneapolis, Minn., passed away December 14, 2017, in Minneapolis.
Eugene Elmer Bongo was born on January 12, 1952, in Pike Bay Township, Cass County, Minnesota to George F. Bongo and Doris J. Fairbanks. Eugene made his journey to the Spirit World on December 14, 2017, at his home in Minneapolis.
Eugene is survived by his children, Taylor Bongo, Joyce Bongo, Jackie Black Hawk, Jessica Black Hawk, Marvis Robideau and Roy Blue Legs; 14 grandchildren; and numerous friends and relatives.
Eugene was preceded in death by his parents, George Bongo and Doris Fairbanks; brothers, Ray and Robert; daughter, Jackelyn Black Hawk; grandchild, Jackelyn Black Hawk; and by girlfriend of 24 years, Donna Jones.
A one night wake service started at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 20, at the Eagle Nest CAP Office in Wanblee.
Funeral services began at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, December 21, at the Eagle Nest CAP Office in Wanblee, with Mr. Richard Moves Camp performing the traditional Lakota service.
Cremation to follow funeral services.
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.