Gladys Fern Roan Eagle, also know as Rosella Robinnia Roan Eagle, was born May 26, 1973, in Chadron, Neb., to Roger Dale Roan Eagle Sr. and Irene (Young Dog) Roan Eagle. Gladys, 46, of Seattle, Wash., made her journey to the Spirit World on June 11, 2019, at the Seattle Medical Post Acute Care Center in Seattle.
Gladys is survived by her children, Manuella Contreras-Caravio of Denver, CO, Maria Caravio of Rapid City, SD, Julius Roan Eagle of Seattle, WA, Arturo Jaurez Dominguez and Terrance Dominguez, both of Oglala, SD; siblings, Emmaline Maria Roan Eagle of Red Lake, MN, Roger Roan Eagle of Minneapolis, MN, Travis Roan Eagle and Crystal Roan Eagle, both of Sioux Falls, SD, Bernadette Roan Eagle of Denver, CO, Latoya Roan Eagle of Rapid City, SD and Francelia Little John of Cherokee, NC; grandson, Abraham Maldonado of Denver, CO; aunts, Linda Yellow Horse, Barbara Dull Knife, Delmarie Bradfield, Angeline Roan Eagle, Trivean Roan Eagle, Claudia LaPointe, Brenda, Elizabeth and Adele Red Bull, Pam Crow, Nancy Rouillard, Virginia Irving, Simone Little Hawk, Sonia Weston, Mona, Delores, Debra and Connie Little Hawk; uncles, Calvin Yellow Horse, Sr., Alan Yellow Horse, Sr., Claire and Verdell Bear Saves Life, Norton Little Spotted Horse, James Red Bull, Marvin Young Dog, Seymour Young Dog, Sr., Myron Young Dog, Sr., Amos Young Dog, Jr., and Marvin and Howard Little Hawk; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and grandchildren.
Gladys was preceded in death by her parents, Roger D. Roan Eagle, Sr. and Irene (Young Dog) Roan Eagle; siblings, Bryan Roan Eagle and Anna Mae Archuletta; grandparents, Amos Young Dog, Sr., Dora (Around Him) Young Dog, Norton Roan Eagle and Anna Mae (Loafer Joe) Roan Eagle; and uncles, Verdell, Lester and Gary Young Dog, and Marty, Terrance and Gilmore Roan Eagle.
Pallbearers will be Quentin Whalen, Seymour Young Dog, Jr., Claire Bear Saves Life, Calvin Yellow Horse, Greg “Grady” Yellow Horse, Alan Yellow Horse, Jr., Dominic Roan Eagle and John “Spanky” Stoldt.
Wake Services: One night wake service starting at 10:30 AM, Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at the Brother Rene Hall in Oglala, SD with evening prayers starting at 7:00 PM
Funeral Services: 10:00 AM, Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at the Brother Rene Hall in Oglala, SD
Officiating: Sister Barb
Traditional Lakota Services: Mr. Ivan Looking Horse
Burial Services: Our Lady of the Sioux Catholic Cemetery, Oglala, SD
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD