Steven Jesse Yellow Horse Jr. was born on July 24, 1989, in Pine Ridge, S.D. to Steven Yellow Horse Sr. and Connie Titus. Steven made his journey to the Spirit World on May 4, 2019, in Rapid City.
Steven is survived by his mother, Connie Titus of Oglala, SD; siblings, Michelle (Louis) Martin of Rushville, NE, Elizabeth (Alan) Benson-Yellow Horse of Oglala, SD, Buddi (Phillip) Ward of Pine Ridge, SD, Cody and Lana Yellow Horse, both of Oglala, SD, Larry (Melissa) Benson of the#4 Community near Pine Ridge, SD, and Dalen White Dress of Oglala, SD; children, Jessica Yellow Horse of Oglala, SD, Terrence Yellow Horse of Pine Ridge, SD, Leonardo Yellow Horse of Rapid City, SD and Johnny Yellow Horse of Ethete, WY; grandparents, Henry& Nora Brings Him Back, Velma Brings Him Back, Linda Yellow Horse and Delbert Yellow Horse, all of Oglala, SD and Tilmer Titus of Rushville, NE; special friend, Sydney Kennedy of Rapid City, SD; aunt, Karen Titus of Sioux Falls, SD and Cecelia Titus of Pine Ridge, SD; uncle, Donroy Titus of Oglala, SD; mother-in-law, Lori Lawrence of Rapid City, SD; sister-in-law, Autumn Maupin of Rapid City, SD; nieces, Chloe Kennedy, Juleanna & Jordynn Martin, Bryanna Foote, Peyton & Charlee Ward, Kayden Benson, and Ashley Yellow Horse; nephews, Byron Benson, Bryant Yellow Horse, Ryan Ward, Toni Yellow Horse, Carter Yellow Horse, Kaysen Benson, and Kaylen Benson; best friend “Sister Bro”, LaRissa Claymore of Rapid City, SD; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
Steven was preceded in death by his father, Steven Yellow Horse, Sr.; grandparents, Ronald Yellow Horse, Yvonne Standing Crow and Matthew & Elizabeth Titus; and niece, Aspen Martin.
Pallbearers will be Chris Brings Him Back, Louis Martin II, Brandon Bad Heart Bull, Brent Valdez-Waters, Chet Rasaaen, Donroy Titus, Jr., Fred Brings Him Back. Jr., Wesley Yellow Horse, Jr., Payton Lawrence, and Jamie Thompson.
Honorary pallbearers will be Melvin Black Feather, Morrison Family, Titus Family, Brings Him Back Family, Yellow Horse Families, Sna Mani Family, Benson Family, Martin Family, Lawrence Family, Mario Conquering Bear, Vaquera Family, Velma Brings Him Back Family, Little Brave Family, Bear Dog Family, Linda Yellow Horse, Big Max, Larissa Claymore, Stephany & Mark Red Leaf, Darrel Pipe On Head, Standing Crow Family, Karen Returns To War, Rochelle Two Bulls, Ward Family, Jealous of Him Family, Not Help Him Family, White Dress Family, Two Bulls Family, James & Dave Rogers, Jonni Thompson, Good Voice Elk Family, Juana Mohney, Grass Family, Good Voice Flute Family, Rodriguez Family, Scabby Face Family, Nathaniel Blacksmith, Co-Workers-Marshall and Shawn, Oglala Boxing Club, Bennys II, Scull Construction, Black Hills Construction, and All Friends & Relatives
Wake Services: Two night wake service starting at 2:00 PM, Monday, May 13, 2019 at the Brother Rene Hall in Oglala, SD with rosary services on Tuesday evening at 7 :00 PM.
Funeral Services: 11:00 AM, Wednesday, May 14, 2019 at the Brother Rene Hall in Oglala, SD.
Officiating: Sr. Barb Bogenschutz
Traditional Lakota Services: Mr. Mike Little Boy
Burial Services: St. Matthew’s Episcopal Cemetery, Slimbuttes, SD
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD