Verena Ellen Mesteth, 66, of Kyle, S.D. passed away on February 13, 2019 at Rapid City.
Verena Ellen Mesteth was born on March 26, 1952 in Pine Ridge to Levi Mesteth, Sr., and Lizzie (Bull Bear) Mesteth. Verena made her journey to the Spirit World on February 13 at the Rapid City Regional Hospital in Rapid City.
Verena is survived by brothers, Peter Mesteth and Daryl Mesteth; children, Jayme (Jody) Mesteth, Aloysius Little Whiteman, Brad (Agnes Waters) Little Whiteman, Sr., Chase Little Whiteman, Channing Little Whiteman, Sr., Tristan (Tara) Little Whiteman, Sr., Charles Clifford, IV, Bud Red Blanket, and Sonny Red Blanket; grandchildren, Caden and Melina Mesteth, Rique Little Whiteman, Brad Little Whiteman, Jr., Alex Little Whiteman, Isaiah Little Whiteman, Michael Little Whiteman, Shanice Little Whiteman, Ellen Little Whiteman, Johnny Waters, Anthony Waters, Duwanna Little Whiteman, Ohitika Little Whiteman, Shania Little Whiteman, Deandre Little Whiteman, Channing Little Whiteman, Jr., Velvet Little Whiteman, Tashina Little Whiteman, Legion Little Whiteman, and Tristan Little Whiteman, Jr.; great-grandchildren, Layla Scott, Trevor Scott, and Kokipya White Horse; nieces, Anna Mesteth, Kim Mesteth, Denise Mesteth, Lori Mesteth, Kirsten Clifford, Kristen Clifford, Kyra Clifford; and nephews, Levi Mesteth, III, Daryl Mesteth, Jr., Jesse Mesteth, Derek Mesteth, Chris Mesteth, and TJ Mesteth.
Verena was preceded in death by her parents, Levi, Sr. and Lizzie Mesteth; spouse, Aloysius Little Whiteman, Jr.; brother, Levi Mesteth II; sisters, Rose Mesteth and Carol Mesteth; grandson, Akicita Little Whiteman; and nephew, Anthony “Hillbilly” Mesteth.
Two night wake services started at 1:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, February 23 and 24 at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church Hall in Kyle.
Funeral Services started at 10:00 a.m., Monday, February 25 at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church Hall.
Traditional Lakota Services were officiated by Guy Dull Knife, II.
Burial Services were held at the Mesteth Family Cemetery, 12 miles east of Kyle.
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.