Jennifer Dawn Steele was born September 8, 1977, in Rapid City, S.D., to Chester Steele and Patricia LeBeau. Jennifer, 42, of Rapid City, made her journey to the Spirit World on September 18, 2019, at the Rapid City Regional Hospital in Rapid City, SD.
Jennifer is survived by her husband, Richard Silva of Rapid City, SD; sons, Dominick, Kaleb, and Richard “RJ” Silva all of Rapid City, SD; daughter, Belleeza Silva of Rapid City, SD; parents, Patricia LeBeau of Rapid City, SD and Chester Steele of Rockyford, SD; step-mother, Phyllis Shott of Rockyford, SD; sisters, Dianne and Amanda Steele of Rapid City, SD, and Tiffany Steele of Rockyford, SD; brothers, Chester Steele of Springfield, SD, Julian Steele and Charlie Steele both of Rockyford, SD; step-sisters, Maria and Moriah DeCory of Box Elder, SD, Gina Mallory of Rapid City, SD, and Chasity White Butterfly of Lincoln, NE: step-brothers, Joseph DeCory and Sean Red Elk both of Springfield, SD; grandmother-in-law, Francis Macias of Denver, CO; brother-in-law, Anthony Silva of Denver, CO; and best friends, Kristi Makepeace and David Hernandez both of Blackhawk, SD.
Jennifer was preceded in death by her brother, Christopher LeBeau; and grandmothers, Cecelia Steele-White and Bernice DeCory.
Pallbearers will be Dominick Silva, Tyler Steele, David Hernandez, Martin DeCory, Levi Yellow Eagle, Julian Steele, Jerry High Bear, and Sean Red Elk.
Honorary pallbearers will be Betty & Levi Yellow Eagle & Family, Matthew & JoAnn Yellow Eagle & Family, Paul & Colleen Steele, John & Anna Steele, Martin DeCory & Family, Michelle DeCory & Family, William DeCory, and All Friends & Relatives.
Wake Services: One night wake service starting at 4:00 PM, Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at the St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Rapid City, SD with evening services starting at 7:00 PM.
Funeral Services: 10:00 AM, Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at the St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Rapid City, SD
Officiating: Father Henrique Flemming
Graveside Services: 11:15 AM, Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at the Mountain View Cemetery in Rapid City, SD.
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD