Eleanor Mary Charging Crow “Oye Maza Winyan,” 87, of Wanblee, S.D. passed away on December 27, 2018 at Rapid City.
Eleanor Mary Charging Crow as born in Hisle on June 7, 1931 to Joseph Comes Out Holy-Two Sticks and Theresa (Hawkins) Comes Out Holy Two Sticks. Eleanor made her journey to the Spirit World on December 27 at the Rapid City Regional Hospital.
Eleanor married James Charging Crow on August 12, 1952.
Eleanor is survived by her children, Leo (Sandy) Bald Eagle, Rachel (Ray) Casuse, Theresa (Jerome) High Horse, Delbert (Barb) Charging Crow, James Lynn Charging Crow, Marilyn (Neil) Charging Crow, Lynette (Terry) Little Whiteman, and Joshua Charging Crow; her grandchildren that she raised, Denise Standing Bear, David Wilcox, Monica Fast Horse, Lisa Fast Horse, and Joey Comes; brother, Joseph Comes; hunka sisters, Julia Wilcox, Hanna Amiotte, Rhonda Two Eagle, Cindy Jones Lynn Gallego, Sandra Old Horse, Mary Felicia, Irma Maldonado, Melissa Tobacco, and Donna Solomon; her extended hunka family, Melvin Young Bear, Ron Duke, Elroy Cross, Mike Ballenger, Adrian Fazio, Anthony Wounded Head, Joshua Williams, Chris Burton, Jay Youngman, and John White Eyes, Kimberly Lee, Melody Barrow, Allen Arkima, Kate DeNoma, Mary, Tommi Young Bull Bear, Dodi Miller, Stephanie Swift Hawk, Tanya Dull Knife, Angie Between Lodges, Marty Stands, Becky Lewis, Annette Stands, John Yellow Bird Steele, Garfield Steele, Carlin Red Blanket, Algin Red Blanket, Rich Red Blanket, Sylvester Two Bulls, and Kelly Standing Elk.
Eleanor is preceded in death by her husband, James Charging Crow; parents, Joseph Comes Out Holy Two Sticks and Theresa (Hawkins) Comes Out Holy Two Sticks; children, Geraldine “Goldie” Charging Crow, Taylor Bald Eagle, Darlene Charging Crow, Floyd Charging Crow, and Eva Charging Crow; siblings, Joseph Dean Comes, Pete Two Sticks, Clarence Comes, and Gladys Cottier; grandchildren, Amanda Charging Crow, Tonya Fast Horse, Mark Andrew Pebeahsy, and Tamera Uses Arrow; great grandchildren, Tawni Wilcox, Ashton Standing Bear, Micah and Jaceya Cummings, Ella Lorraine Charging Crow, Matthew John Standing Bear, Sutton Wilcox, Zion Charging Crow, and Riley Rae Eisenbraun; hunka family, Abraham Tobacco, Gerald “Jump” Big Crow, and Elton White.
Two night wake services started at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, January 5, 2019 at the Crazy Horse School in Wanblee with evening services starting at 7:00 p.m.
Funeral Services started at 2:00 p.m., Monday, January 7 at the Crazy Horse School.
Officiating was Father Ron Seminara, S.J.
Traditional Lakota Services were officiated by Mr. Naca Charging Crow, and Mr. Dallas Nelson.
Ms. Darla Black and Mr. Jerome High Horse, Special Speakers, offered prayers.
Drum Group was the Red Elk Singers.
Burial Services were held at Gethsemane Episcopal Cemetery, Wanblee.
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.