Loretta Frances Brewer was born April 10, 1935, in Rockyford, S.D., to Martin White and Josephine (Jones) White. Loretta, 84, of Rushville, Neb., made her journey to the Spirit World on October 14, 2019 at the Gordon Memorial Hospital in Gordon.
Loretta is survived by her children, Jody Brewer of Pine Ridge, SD, Dalonne (Ted) Fisher of Hartford, CT, Mary Brewer of Sioux Falls, SD, Carrie (Doug) Ferguson of Kyle, SD, Janelle Brewer of Pine Ridge, SD, Lance (Brenda) Brewer of Pine Ridge, SD, Troylynn Brewer of Chadron, NE and Mitch (Melanie Waters) Brewer of Rapid City, SD; siblings, Verine Lafferty of Kyle, SD and Orville White of Minnesota; goddaughter, Stephanie “Pepper Ann” Apple of Kyle, SD; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Loretta was preceded in death by her parents, Martin and Josephine White; spouse, Robert Brewer; children, Dennis, Paul Wayne, Connie and Rob Brewer; and grandchildren, Jayla & Alexis Rodriguez, Jeffrey “Snorky” Whalen and Jordan and Ariana Brewer.
Pallbearers will be: Lonnie Brewer, O.J. Hoof, Joe Brewer, Elroy Catches, Billy Whalen, Frank Ferguson, Jimmy Pilcher, Jalen Brewer, Raphael Gonzales and Francis Brewer.
Wake Services: One night wake service starting at 1:00 PM, Monday, October 21, 2019 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Pine Ridge, SD with rosary services starting at 7:00 PM.
Funeral Service: 10:00 AM, Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Pine Ridge, SD
Officiating: Fr. Edmund Yainao, S.J.Traditional Lakota Services: Mr. Doug Patton
Burial Service: Christ the King Catholic Cemetery, Porcupine, SD
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD