Ghost Bear, Michael

Michael John Ghost Bear, 44, of Kyle, S.D., passed away on February 23, 2019 at Pine Ridge.

Michael John Ghost Bear was born on August 6, 1974 in Pine Ridge to Averil (Ghost Bear) Marshall and Robert Hernandez, Sr.  Michael made his journey to the Spirit World on February 23 in Pine Ridge.

Michael is survived by his mother, Averil Marshall,  No Flesh-Kyle; aunts, Matilda Montileaux, No Flesh-Kyle; cousins, Bert Montileaux, Sr., Rapid City; Hawkeye Montileaux, Kyle; Sundown Montileaux, Wanblee; Belva Montileaux, Sioux City, Iowa; Gladys Montileaux, Phoenix, Ariz.; Marcus Charging Crow, Wanblee; Mikayla and Serena Ghost Bear, both of Allen; grandparents, Georgianna Little Bull-Lopez, Rapid City, Cleon Blue Bird, Hot Springs, and Howard Blue Bird, Mission Flat-Pine Ridge; and uncle, Roy Dean Martinez, Kyle.

Michael was preceded in death by his father, Robert Hernandez, Sr.; paternal grandmother, Dora Hernandez; maternal grandparents, George Ghost Bear, Sr., and Sarah Little Bull; great grandparents, David Little Bull and Jettie Imitates Dog-Little Bull; uncles, Robert Ghost Bear and Myron Ghost Bear; aunt, Gladys Ghost Bear; and numerous aunts, uncles, and grandparents.

Two night wake services started at 2:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, March 2 and 3, at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church Hall in Kyle with evening services staring at 7:00 p.m.

Funeral Services started at 10:00 a.m., Monday, March 4, at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church Hall.

Officiating was Lay Reader Mona Vocu. 

Burial Services were held at Inestimable Gift Episcopal Cemetery, Allen.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.

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