Shelby Marie Swallow was born October 12, 2019 in Rapid City, S.D., to Stephan Swallow, Sr. and Mandy Twiss of Oglala. Shelby made her journey to the Spirit World on October 12, 2019 at the Rapid City Regional Hospital in Rapid City.
Shelby is survived by her parents, Stephan Swallow, Sr. and Mandy Twiss, both of Oglala; siblings, Louis, Lacy and Lori Whalen, all of Pine Ridge, Emily Abold, Arizona, Rylee Twiss, Rushville, Neb., Stevie and Sylas Swallow, Oglala, Brittany and Michael Swallow, both of Pine Ridge Shiree Swallow, Scottsbluff, Stephan Swallow Jr., Pine Ridge, and Billie Jo Swallow, Indiana; paternal grandparents, Lonnie Swallow, Red Shirt Table, and Joyce (“Shorty”) Brewer, Pine Ridge; great-grandfather, Rex Herman; and hunka grandfather, Anthony Garnette.
Shelby was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Jonathan Twiss Sr., and Judith Herman; aunt, Joni Twiss; and great-grandmother, Verna Buckman.
Pallbearer will be Louis Whalen.
Honorary Pallbearers: Jake Twiss, Franklin Running Bear, Cristin Twiss, Shelby Steele, Colton Bagola, Cassie Owen, Josyah Whalen, Heaven Garnette, Kaylee Steele, Jarriah, Mya & Clara Ribitsch, Larry Buckman, Merna & Girls, Tom Cottier & family, Linda Herman & family, Marla Herman & family, Swallow Family, Laura Clifford & family, Sis Clifford & family, Tylee & Tyra Janis, Kole T. Janis, Nicole American Horse, Robert Butler, Carl McLaughlin, Sue Ann Whalen, Brandy Clifford & Crew, Rick Buckman, Jazmine Leroy, Big Crow Family, Rapid City Regional Hospital Nurses and All Friends & Relatives.
Visitation Service: One day service starting at 9:00 AM, Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church Hall in Pine Ridge, SD
Funeral Services: 10:00 AM, Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church Hall in Pine Ridge, SD
Officiating: Rev. Rhoda Mesteth
Burial Services: Buckman Family Cemetery, Mouse Creek, Wounded Knee, SD
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD