Hailee Jo Wounded Head “Nata Taopi Wakiyan Zi,” 6, of Potato Creek, S.D. passed away on January 14, 2019 at Sioux Falls.
Hailee Jo Wounded Head was born on June 27, 2012 in Rapid City to Joseph Yellow Thunder, Sr., and Sharon Wounded Head. Hailee made her journey to the Spirit World on January 14 at the Sanford Children’s Hospital in Sioux Falls.
Hailee is survived by her parents, Joseph Yellow Thunder, Sr., and Sharon Wounded Head; and siblings, Cesslie, Mariah and Joseph Yellow Thunder, Jr.
Hailee was preceded in death by her uncle, Cleveland Wounded Head; and grandmothers, Sally Brown Bull and Lynell Morrison.
Two night wake services started at 1:30 p.m., Sunday, January 2 at St. Henry’s Hall in Potato Creek with a prayer service starting at 7:00 p.m. each night.
Funeral Services started at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, January 22 at St. Henry’s Hall.
Officiating were Pastor John Poff and Pastor Kim Montileaux.
Burial Services were held at St. Timothy’s Cemetery, Potato Creek.
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.