Chief Eagle, Margaret

Margaret Vivian Chief Eagle “Iyuskipi Win,” 63, of Oglala, S.D., passed away on March 25, 2019 at Oglala.

Margaret Vivian Chief Eagle was born on March 13, 1956, at home in Oglala to Eugene Chief Eagle and Alice (Weasel Bear) Chief Eagle. Margaret made her journey to the Spirit World on March 25, 2019 at her home in Oglala.

Margaret is survived by her daughters, Xaviera (Charles) Long Soldier and Jade Marie New Holy, both of Oglala; grandchildren, Eugene (Terran) Chief Eagle, Charly “Chicken,” Jaeden and Charles “Yamni” Long Soldier, Caitlin and Jayda Not Help Him, and Paisley New Holy; great-grandchildren, Layla Dreaming Bear, Nyeshia Chavez and Legend Rosander; and sisters, Joan McMath, Rapid City, Mary, Sandra and Lucille Chief Eagle, all of Pine Ridge, and Paulette Weasel Bear, Oglala; and hunka brother, Gregory Yellow Horse.

Margaret was preceded in death by her parents, Eugene and Alice Chief Eagle; brothers, Roy, Tom, Chris, Wayne and Charles Chief Eagle; sister, Regina Lakota; niece, Margaret “Lil Margaret” Chief Eagle; granddaughter, Rhiannon Margaret Red Shirt; and grandson, Lil Wambli Red Shirt.

Two night wake services started at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, March 31 at the Brother Rene Hall in Oglala with rosary services starting at 7:00 p.m. on Monday evening.

Funeral Services started at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, April 2, at the Brother Rene Hall.

Officiating was Sister Barb Bogenschutz.

Traditional Lakota Services were officiated by Mr. Charles Spotted Thunder.

Burial Services were held at Chief Eagle Family Cemetery, Oglala.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.

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