Maurice “Jerry” Jerome Champagne, Jr. “Casmu Hoksila,” 56, of Wolf Creek, Pine Ridge, S.D. passed away on December 25, 2018 at Wolf Creek Housing.
Maurice “Jerry” Jerome Champagne, Jr. was born on April 29, 1962 in Barstow, Calif. to Maurice J. Champagne, Sr. and Irma Black Feather-Bad Wound. Maurice made his journey to the Spirit World on December 25 at his home in Wolf Creek Housing.
Maurice is survived by his mother, Irma Bad Wound; father, Maurice Champagne, Sr.; sister, Maretta Champagne; brother, James Pierre’ Champagne; aunt, Mary Condon; daughter, Lindsey Sullivan; four grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, and uncles.
Maurice was preceded in death by his brother, Gilbert Bad Wound; grandparents, James Black Feather, Jessie Yellow Boy-Black Feather, and Margaret Chosa-Roubideaux; aunts, Stella Rowland and Martha Black Feather; and uncles, Raymo Black Feather, Sylvester Black Feather, and John Black Feather.
A one night wake service started at 11:00 a.m., Friday, January 4, 2019 at the Billy Mills Hall in Pine Ridge with evening services starting at 7:00 p.m.
Funeral Services started at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, January 5 at the Billy Mills Hall.
Officiating were Mr. Marlin Hunt and Mr. Wayne Flood.
Burial Services were held at Wolf Creek Community Cemetery, Wolf Creek.
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.