Marvin James Iron Horse was born April 27, 1946, at home in Slim Buttes, S.D., to Isaac Stands and Sally Ann Iron Horse. Marvin, 73, of Pine Ridge, made his journey to the Spirit World on August 11, 2019, at the Oglala Sioux Lakota Nursing Home near Rushville, Neb.
Marvin is survived by his significant other, Charlotte Running Horse; sister, Lena Morrisette; children, Wonyia Herrera-Iron Horse and Jarrod Iron Horse; step-children, Elizabeth, Beau and Ruth Titus, and Brian Running Horse; cousins, Bonnie, Heraldine and Robin Iron Horse; grandchildren, Jarin, Andy, Jasmine, Ashley, Kala, Jeanette and Emily Iron Horse, Trevor and Cinnamon Bear Nose, Destree, Christian, Sebastian, Kevin and Ariel Merrival, Joey Brave Heart, Landon and Ethan Titus and Ian Ten Fingers; and great-grandchildren, Caleb Brewer and Julius Emerson-Titus.
Marvin was preceded in death by his parents, Isaac Stands and Sally Ann Iron Horse; step-father, Jim Morrisette; siblings, Lucille Morrisette, Leo McBride, Arvella, James and Victor Iron Horse and twin brother, Melvin Iron Horse; aunts, Mona Iron Horse-Janis and Martha Iron Horse; and uncles, Jackson, Harry and Ernest Iron Horse.
Pallbearers will be: Todd Morrissette, Sebastian Titus-Merrival, Brian Running Horse, Anthony Running Horse and Ed Shields.
Wake Services: One night wake service starting at 1:00 PM, Sunday, August 18, 2019 at the Joyner Hall in Pine Ridge, SD
Funeral Services: 2:00 PM, Monday, August 19, 2019 at the Joyner Hall in Pine Ridge, SD
Officiating: Reverend Rhoda Mesteth and Lay Minister Anthony Wounded Head
Burial Services: Holy Cross Episcopal Cemetery, Pine Ridge, SD
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD