Hilda Mae Eagle Elk “Wakangli Wakiyan Zintkala,” 42, of Sterling, Colo. passed away on December 23, 2018 at Sterling.
Hilda Mae Eagle Elk was born on April 26, 1976 in Rosebud, S.D. to Pierre’ Blue Thunder, and she was raised by her adoptive parents, Joey Eagle Elk and Victoria Eagle Elk. Hilda made her journey to the Spirit World on December 23 in Sterling, Colo.
Hilda is survived by her adoptive mother, Victoria Eagle Elk; sons, Joey Eagle Elk and Guy Eagle Elk; brothers, George Eagle Elk, Percell Black Bull, Jesse J. Eagle Elk, Christopher Eagle Elk; and Cheyenne Eagle Elk; sisters, Melinda Walking Eagle, Emily Harris, and Diane Eagle Elk; nephew, Stetson Eagle Elk; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Hilda was preceded in death by her adoptive father, Joey Eagle Elk; father, Pierre’ Blue Thunder; and sister, Corrina Eagle Elk.
Two night wake services started at 2:00 p.m., CT, Thursday, January 3, 2019 at the Spring Creek Community Hall in Spring Creek with evening services starting at 7:00 p.m. each night of the wake.
Funeral Services started at 2:00 p.m., CT, Saturday, January 5 at the Spring Creek Community Hall.
Officiating was Deacon Ben Black Bear.
Traditional Lakota Services were officiated by Mr. Kenny Stands Fast.
Burial Services were Spring Creek Community Cemetery, St. Francis.