Ruben Waters, 21, of Rapid City, S.D. passed away on February 25, 2019 at South Bend, Ind.
Ruben Waters was born on September 13, 1997 in Rapid City, SD to Ruben James Yellow Thunder and Deborah Marie Joseph. Ruben made his journey to the Spirit World on February 25, 2019 in South Bend.
Ruben is survived by his mother, Deborah Joseph, Belle Fourche; siblings, Arlen Hatten, Alberto Malcom, Allac Dismounts Thrice, and Aleya Melhaff, all of Rapid City, Cheyenne Silver of Virginia, Chavez Little-Yellow Thunder, Santiago Yellow Horse, Jodessa Yellow Thunder, Leona Yellow Thunder, Bradley Yellow Thunder, and Reuben Yellow Thunder, IV, all of Rapid City; nieces, Elena Hatten, Sophia Malcom, Celia Conca, and Durani Dismounts Thrice; nephews, Tristan Kruse and Armani Dismounts Thrice; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Ruben was preceded in death by his father, Ruben Yellow Thunder; brother, Alberto Owen Dismounts Thrice; grandmother, Violet Chips; and numerous other aunts and uncles.
A one night wake service started at 3:00 p.m., Friday, March 8, at the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Rapid City, with evening services starting at 7:00 p.m.
Funeral Services started at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, March 9, at the Westminster Presbyterian Church.
Officiating was the Rev. Simon Looking Elk.
Burial Services were held at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, March 9, at the Mountain View Cemetery in Rapid City.
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.