Clifford, Bernadette

Bernadette Rose Clifford, 75, of Pine Ridge, S.D. passed away on January 8, 2019 at Pine Ridge.

Bernadette Rose Clifford was born on November 29, 1943 in Pine Ridge to Alexander Eagle Elk and Jenny (War Bonnet) Eagle Elk. Bernadette made her journey to the Spirit World on January 8 at the I.H.S. Hospital in Pine Ridge.

Bernadette is survived by her children, Julie Black, Las Vegas, Nev., Marsha Clifford and Michelle (Corwin) Clifford-Bagola, both of Pine Ridge; brothers, Robert Eagle Elk, Sr., Pine Ridge, and Donald “Red” (Antoinette) Eagle Elk, Aberdeen; 13 grandchildren and two great-granddaughters.

Bernadette was preceded in death by her parents, Alexander and Jenny (War Bonnet) Eagle Elk; husband, Daniel Clifford, Jr.; sons, Michael Paul Steinbrink and Raymond “George” Clifford; hunka sister, Caroline Packard; and brothers, Morris, Earl and Raymond “Owen” Eagle Elk.

A one night wake service will start at 4:00 p.m., Thursday, January 17 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Pine Ridge with Rosary services starting at 7:00 p.m. 

Funeral Services will start at 10:00 a.m., Friday, January 18 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

Officiating will be Fr. Peter Klink, S.J. 

Burial Services will be held at Porcupine Presbyterian Cemetery, Porcupine.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.

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