Shilo Dale Pourier was born March 12, 1996, in Pine Ridge, S.D., to Clifford Pourier Sr. and Erna Shepard. Shilo, 23, of Evergreen, made his journey to the Spirit World on September 17, 2019, near Evergreen.
Shilo is survived by his mother, Erna Shepard of Porcupine, SD; siblings, Clifford (Christine) Pourier, Jr. of Porcupine, SD, Marcey Pourier, Lorraine Pourier, and Alex Shepard all of Pine Ridge, SD, and Thomas Delo of Luray, VA; grandparents, Georgia Tail, George Pourier, and Eli Tail, Sr. all of Porcupine, SD, Bernice Simeon of Alliance, NE, Sharon Lowe of Rosebud, SD, and Mary Jane Sun Bear of Sacramento, CA; aunts, Tedine Pourier, Karen Red Elk, Eva Mesteth, Darmalee Tail, and Gloria Tail all of Porcupine, SD; Shelly Pourier and Sonia DuBray both of Rapid City, SD, Mona Mesteth of Sharps Corner, SD, and Bonita Bear Robe of Pine Ridge, SD; and uncles, Ted Pourier, Jr. and Donnie Mesteth both of Porcupine, SD.
Shilo was preceded in death by his father, Clifford Pourier, Sr.; sister, Mercedes Pourier; grandparents, Ted, Sr. and Lorraine Pourier; cousin, Kyle Mesteth; aunt, Lorie Pourier; and uncles, Tyrone Mesteth, Sr. and Matt Mesteth, Sr., Dean Andrews, Sr. and Jeffrey Tail.
Wake Services: One night wake service starting at 2:00 PM, Sunday, September 22, 2019 at the Father Pauly Hall in Porcupine, SD with rosary services starting at 7:00 PM.
Funeral Services: 10:00 AM, Monday, September 23, 2019 at the Father Pauly Hall in Porcupine, SD
Officiant: Father Edmund Yainao, S.J.
Traditional Lakota Services: Mr. Mike Little Boy, Sr.
Burial Services: Pourier Family Cemetery, Porcupine, SD
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD