Dewey Tracy Mills was born September 16, 1962, in Pine Ridge, S.D., to Benjamin and Rosa Mae (Rowland) Mills. Dewey, 56, of Pine Ridge, made his journey to the Spirit World on August 7, 2019, at the Cohen Home in Pine Ridge.
Dewey is survived by his siblings, Terry Mills, Marvin Mills, and Elizabeth Rowland, all of Pine Ridge, and Lincoln Mills, Minneapolis, Minn.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Dewey was preceded in death by his parents, Benjamin and Rosa Mills; son, Elvis Mills; and brothers, Perry Mills, Tony Mills, Eugene “Geno” Rowland, and Stephen Rowland.
Pallbearers will be Adrian Mills, Tony Mills, Tony Brewer, Arlen Rowland, San Backward, and Pete Brown Eyes.
Honorary pallbearers will be Archy Backward, Gary Mills, Daryle Mills, Veronica Kills In Water, Jesse Mills, Cindy Mills, James Family, Henry Lodge & Family, Lil Benita Mills & Family, Reno Rowland & Family, Ronald “Beaver” Rowland, Mike Piper, Jim Elk Boy, Rexanne Holy Dance, Rosa Mills, Alance Rowland, Alvin Mills, Angel Mills, Narccis “Yogi” Kills Enemy, Warren Blue Bird & Family, Elizabeth Rowland & Family, Serena Pretty Boy, Emma Bordeaux-Rowland, Little Hawk Family, Tiny DeCory, Elouise White Butterfly, Don Belyle, Lisa Mills & Family, and All Friends & Relatives.
Wake Services: One night wake service starting at 1:00 PM, Friday, August 9, 2019 at the Wakpamni CAP Office near Pine Ridge, SD with evening services starting at 7:00 PM.
Funeral Services: 2:00 PM, Saturday, August 10, 2019 at the Wakpamni CAP Office near Pine Ridge, SD.
Officiating: Sister Barb Bogenschutz
Traditional Lakota Services: To be announced
Graveside Services: Body of Christ Cemetery, Pine Ridge, SD
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD