Kenneth Stephen (High Whiteman) Prairie Chicken was born on October 11, 1933 ,at home in Allen, S.D., to Soloman Prairie Chicken and Christine (Weston) Prairie Chicken. Kenneth, 85, made his journey to the Spirit World on April 14, 2019, at the Rapid City Regional Hospital in Rapid City.
He was a veteran of the United States Air Force.
Kenneth is survived by his son, Kenneth Prairie Chicken, Rapid City; daughter, Eldonna Rae Prairie, Denver, Colo.; siblings, Melbert and Larry Prairie Chicken, both of Rapid City, Lonnie Prairie Chicken, Arizona, Darrell “Woody” Prairie and Elnita Stroxtile, both of Rapid City; and numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents, Soloman and Christine (Weston) Prairie Chicken; Presbyterian Missionary grandparents, Samuel and Martha (Red Wing) Weston; sons, Blaine and Marty Prairie Chicken; daughter, Valerie Brewer; stepson, Randy Larrabee; and grandson, Stephen Blaine Prairie Chicken.
Pallbearers will be: Warren Merrival, Roberto Hernandez of San Diego, CA, Micah Prairie Chicken, Sam Prairie Chicken, Michael Boyd, and Wayne Klick.
Honorary Pallbearers will be: All Friends & Relatives
Wake Services: One night wake service starting at 11:00 AM, Monday, April 22, 2019 at the St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Rapid City, SD with evening prayers at 7:00 PM.
Funeral Services: 11:00 AM, Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at the St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Rapid City, SD.
Officiating: Pastor Henrique Fleming
Burial Services: 1:00 PM, Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at the Black Hills National Cemetery, Sturgis, SD
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home in Pine Ridge, SD