Gloria Theresa (Twiss) Morado, was born November 27, 1941, in Pine Ridge, S.D., to Robert Sr. and Isabelle (Cottier) Twiss. Gloria, 77, of Martin, made her journey to the Spirit World on October 1, 2019 at the Sanford Medical Center in Sioux Falls.
Gloria is survived by her children, Loretta (Samuel Grey Eagle) L. Twiss of Martin, SD, Anita Gutierrez of Georgia, Denise Gutierrez of Rapid City, SD, Tina Woods of Fort Collins, CO, and Kevin (Clevette) Twiss of Martin, SD; sisters, Donna J. Twiss (god-daughter) of Denver, CO and Agnes A. Twiss of Fort Lupton, CO; 5 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Gloria was preceded in death by her parents, Robert, Sr. and Isabelle Twiss; sisters, Edwina Sanchez and Marie Twiss; brothers, Robert “Shorty” Twiss, Jr., Emery “Blue” Twiss, Raymond Twiss, Harold Twiss, and Donald Twiss; grandson, A.J. Rodriquez; and close friend, Jan Kaul.
Pallbearers will be JR Twiss, Vincent Janis, Jeff Shoulders, Lane Twiss, Donald “Cuny Dog” Cuny, Elwood Cuny, Richie Mousseaux, Michael Rodello, and Robert “Hunska” Cottier.
Honorary pallbearers will be Fern Apple & Family, LuAnn Steele & Family, Carlene Janis & Family, Arcinia Twiss & Family, Isabel Vigil, Roberta Twiss & Family, Karen and Erwin Brewer & Family, Ellen “Sis” Hernandez & Family, Yvonne Rodello & Family, Roger and Deborah Reyes & Family, Alex Salway, Gloria Standing Soldier & Family, Fern Vigil & Family, Janice Red Willow & Family, Candy Shoulders & Family, Monna Steele & Family, Theresa Lone Hill & Family, and All Friends & Relatives.
Wake Services: One night wake service starting at 3:00 PM, Monday, October 7, 2019 at the Elderly Meals Building in Porcupine, SD with rosary services starting at 7:00 PM.
Funeral Services: 10:00 AM, Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at the Elderly Meals Building in Porcupine, SD
Officiating: Mr. Bill White
Traditional Lakota Services: To Be Announced
Graveside Services: St. Paul’s Catholic Cemetery, Sharps Corner, SD
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD