Brown Eyes, Sherilyn

Sherilyn Brown Eyes “Olepi Win”, 43, of Minneapolis, Minn., passed away January 3, 2018, in Minneapolis.

Sherilyn Brown Eyes “Olepi Win” was born on June 20, 1974, in Pine Ridge, to Erroll “Scotty” Brown Eyes and Genevieve Chase In Sight. Sherilyn made her journey to the Spirit World on January 3, 2018, in Minneapolis.

Sherilyn is survived by her father, Erroll “Scotty” Brown Eyes; mother, Genevieve Chase In Sight; son, Robert “Tokeya” Negron, Jr., daughters, Chantel Lynn Nestell and Brooklyn Christina Cannon; significant other, Dominic Yellow; sisters, Lena (Will) Peters, Marlene Piper, Belva Thunder Hawk, Priscilla (Rich) Hill, Jennifer (Wes) Cottier, Riva Red Feather, Tesse Chase In Sight, and Natasha Bullantine; brothers, Phillip Piper, Sr., Michael Piper, and Gentry Ribitsch; and grandmother, Sylvia Yellow Thunder.

Sherilyn was preceded in death by her grandparents, Phillip and Lucy Brown Eyes and Gus and Bernice (Sits Poor) Chase In Sight; uncle, Joe Brown Eyes; aunts, Louella Brown Eyes, Shirley Brings, and Jeanette Caldwell; sister, Chamblis He Crow; brothers, Robert Thunder Hawk and Baby Joe Brown Eyes; nieces, Kerry Lynn Peters, Victoria Piper, and Kayla Lou Matthews; and grandson, Quannah William Peters.

A two night wake service will begin at 4:00 p.m., Thursday, January 11, at the Wakpamni CAP Office in Pine Ridge.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, January 13, at the Wakpamni CAP Office in Pine Ridge, with Pastor Don Belile officiating and Mr. Pete Swift Bird, Jr. performing the traditional Lakota service.

Burial services will be at the Brown Eyes Family Cemetery, Slim Buttes.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.

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