Porcupine, George

George Nelson Porcupine, 79, Oglala, S.D., passed away on December 28, 2018 at White River.

George Nelson Porcupine was born on July 30, 1939 in Pine Ridge to Joseph Porcupine and Emma (No Fat) Porcupine. George made his journey to the Spirit World on December 28 at the White River Nursing Home.

George is survived by his sister, Louise (Porcupine) Stands of Minneapolis, Minn.; brothers, Sam and Gilmore Porcupine, both of Oglala; and numerous nieces, nephews, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.

George was preceded in death by his father, Joseph Porcupine; mother, Emma (No Fat) Porcupine; twin brother, Aaron; brother, Kenneth; and one sister, Ione Rocky Mountain.

A one night wake service will start at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, January 13, at the Brother Rene Hall in Oglala with evening services starting at 7:00 p.m. 

Funeral Services will start at 1:00 p.m., Monday, January 14, at the Brother Rene Hall.

Officiating will be Sister Barb Bogenschutz and Father Joe Daoust, S.J. 

Traditional Lakota Services will be officiated by Mr. Ivis Long Visitor.  

Burial Services will be held at Makasan Presbyterian Cemetery, Oglala.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.

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