Little Thunder, Rosalie

Rosalie Ann (Red Elk) Little Thunder “Hehaka Luta Win”, 55, of Wanblee, S.D., passed away March 26, 2018, in Martin.

Rosalie Ann (Red Elk) Little Thunder was born on April 18, 1962, in Pine Ridge, to Steven and Vivian (Chipps) Red Elk. Rosalie made her journey to the Spirit World on March 26, 2018, at the Bennett County Hospital in Martin.

Rosalie is survived by her husband, Ronald Little Thunder, Wanblee; sons, James (Andrea) Bull Bear, Kyle, and Emery (Nancy) Little Thunder, Wanblee; brothers, Ernest, Calvin and Howard Red Elk, all of Wanblee; and five grandchildren.

Rosalie was preceded in death by her parents, Steven and Vivian Red Elk; brothers, Roger and Harlan Red Elk; and sisters, Lydia Red Elk and Marlene Red Elk-Tools.

A two night wake service started at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, March 31, at the Crazy Horse School in Wanblee.

Funeral services began at 2:00 p.m., Monday, April 2, at the Crazy Horse School in Wanblee, with Mr. Calvin Red Elk and Mr. Ernest Red Elk performing the traditional Lakota service.

Burial services were held at the Gethsemane Episcopal Cemetery, Wanblee.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.

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