Theresa Mae (Black Bear) Bad Milk, 72, of Manderson, S.D., passed away February 27, 2018, in Manderson.
Theresa Mae Bad Milk was born on June 28, 1945, in White Horse Creek, to Thomas Black Bear and Fannie (Spotted Owl) Black Bear. Theresa made her journey to the Spirit World on February 27, 2018, at her home in Manderson.
Theresa is survived by her children, Morris Holy Rock, Jr. and Meredith Black Bear both of Manderson; sister, Madeline Black Bear-Sondreal, Buffalo Gap; grandchildren, Morris Holy Rock III, Frank Holy Rock, Fannie Holy Rock, John Holy Rock, Morissa Holy Rock, Michael Delone, Rhonda Jumping Eagle, Heidi Black Bear, Summer Looks Twice, and Chris Black Bear; great-grandchildren, Lorenzo Holy Rock, Kaydence Packed, D’onah Holy Rock, Kandace Holy Rock, Devin Holy Rock, Thomas Packed, Louis Belt, Jr., Jennah Shott, Christopher Holy Rock, Aubriee Holy Rock, Jedidiah Holy Rock, Joshlynn Chase Alone, King Chase Alone, and Jleigh White Whirlwind.
Theresa was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Fannie Black Bear; siblings, Esther Black Bear, William Black Bear, Agnes Black Bear, Aloysius Black Bear, Stephen Black Bear, Dora Black Bear, Theresa Bad Milk, Wilda Black Bear, and Ruth Cottier; and grandchildren, Lorenzo Holy Rock and Jacob Holy Rock.
A two night wake service started at 4:00 p.m., Thursday, March 8, at the Wounded Knee District School in Manderson, with evening service at 7:00 p.m. each evening.
Funeral services began at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, March 10, at the Wounded Knee District School in Manderson, with Father Edmound Yainao, S.J. and Ms. Joyce Tibbitts officiating.
Burial services will be announced at a later date.
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.