Margo Rain Martinez was born on April 19, 2012 in Rapid City, SD to Michelle Cross and Molbay Martinez, Sr. Margo, 7, of Kadoka, made her journey to the Spirit World on October 8, 2019 at the Philip Health Services in Philip, SD.
Margo is survived by her parents, Molbay Walter Martinez and Michelle Rose Cross; brothers, Molbay, Jr., Johnny, Tyler, and Phillip Martinez, also, Latrell Cross and Louis Cross; sister, Dustie Cross; grandparents, Molbay and Mary Martinez of Kyle, SD; all aunties, uncles, cousins, within the Martinez, Cross, Red Feather, Water, and Amiotte Families.
Margo was preceded in death by her great grandparents, Walter and Edith Martinez, Emil Waters, Rosa Romero, Thomas and Susie Cross, and Flint and Katherine Red Feather; grandparents, Vernal and Darlene Cross, Walter and Daniel Martinez; auntie, Mari Louise Martinez and Margaret Cross; uncles, Tyler Cross and Johnny Red Feather; cousins, Angel and Isaiah Quick Bear, Thomas and Sydny Mesteth, and Raylei Martinez.
Pallbearers will be Dakota Carpio, Walter Pepper Martinez, David Morales, Jr., Jordon Bull Bear, Edwin Briggs, and Christian Micheal Cross
Honorary pallbearers will be Ally Martinez, Edith Martinez, Laney Martinez, Anna Martinez, Wyatt Martinez, Mary Kate Martinez, Maria B. Morales, Chamiqua Janis, Savannah Janis, Antoine Janis, Santana Janis, Raymond Richards, Eddie Quick Bear, LaRae Martinez, Edgar Perea, Jr., Louis Thunder Bull, Charles Patrick Kieffe, Derek Cross, Skye Cross, Rylee Cross, Isnala Cross, Kimberly Cross, Markita Cross, Micheal Lee Cross, Jr., Malena Cross, Mariah Cross, Cyrus Little Eagle, Debra Archuleta, Matt Iron, Jr., Brandon Archuleta, Edwin Briggs, Royce Cross, Jordan Bull Bear, Tashina Bull Bear, Shelby Cross, Salena Martinez, Dasos Martinez Long, Angelina Mesteth Martinez, Baby Eric Carpio, Maurice Dean Carpio, Kyis Carpio, Akotahlei Eagle Tail, Dewayne Eagle Tail, Jr., Jayson Evans, Cheryl & Diggos Kids, Jerome Cross, Diggo White Face, Jr., Shay Cross, Shantay White Face, Andre, Maurice, Marquis, and Johnny Davis, Keith Martinez, Kallen Carpio, Jr., Eric Carpio, Sr., Rebecca Yellow Hawk, Kim & Corey Ferguson & Family, Norma & Lynn Hernandez, Treyson Brewer, Marty Martinez, Ava Big Crow, Jessie Lynn Martinez, Vernal Cross, Jr. & Family, Jerry Cross & Family, Norma Cross & Family, Tammy Cross & Family, Donald “Eric” Cross & Family, Michael Cross & Family, Verna & Reggie & Family, Bear Cross & Family, Dana Cross & Family, Daniel Martinez, FACE Program Of L.W.S., Mesteth Family and Brave Heart Family from Hill Top; All Relatives & Ghost Nation Sundancers, and all the people who loved her and remembered her precious moments.
Memorial Balloon Release: 1:00 PM, Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at the Kadoka Elementary School in Kadoka, SD
Wake Services: Two night wake services starting at 12:00 PM, Thursday, October 17, 2019 at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church Hall in Kyle, SD with evening services at 7:00 PM each night of the wake.
Funeral Services: 12:00 PM, Saturday, October 19, 2019 at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church Hall in Kyle, SD
Officiating: Father Ron Seminara, S.J. and John Bush
Traditional Lakota Services: Mr. Leonard Crow Dog and Mr. John Red Feather
Graveside Services: Martinez Family Cemetery, American Horse Creek Home site Road 15, Kyle, SD
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD