Raquel Dee Yankton-Reinhart was born December 2, 1977, in Pine Ridge, S.D., to Royal Delane Yankton and Gertie (Ashley) Yankton. Rauqel, 41, of Wanblee, made her journey to the Spirit World on October 26, 2019, at the Rapid City Regional Hospital in Rapid City.
Raquel is survived by her husband, Jim Reinhart of Wall, SD; daughters, Clara, Charlize, and Cydnee Bettelyoun all of Wanblee, SD; mother, Gertie (Ashley)Yankton; brothers, Royden “Pasu” Yankton of Wanblee, SD; adopted brothers, Austin Watkins & Albert Curry, Jr. of Kyle, SD, Rhonda “Chep” Yankton, Rella Yankton both of Rapid City, SD; Revalynn (Robert) Montileaux and Randene Yankton both of Wanblee, SD; and adopted sister; Melanie Janis of Kyle, SD.
Raquel was preceded in death by her father, Delane Yankton; sibling, Randy “Pete” Yankton; daughter, Caydee Catherine Bettelyoun; paternal grandparents, Roy & Rose (Randall) Yankton; and maternal grandparents, Joseph & Victoria (Red Elk) Chips-Ashley.
Pallbearers will be Austin Watkins, Lee Horned Antelope, Jude Dillon, Robert Montileaux, Tyson Red Elk, Cornell Reddest, Tilden Reddest, and Ace Amiotte.
Honorary pallbearers will be Chub & Marion White Mouse, Richard & Arvella Moves Camp, Arlette Has No Horse, Brenda Neiss, Meredith Blue Legs, Michael Marshall Sr, Albert Curry Jr, Linda Herman, Pauletta Red Willow, Bob & Jeanette Amiotte, Earlene Rooks, Sterline Rooks & Family, Darlene Rosane, Mona Vocu, Emma Poor Bear, Darnell Martinez, Abel & Betty Red Bird, Linda Marshall, Pat & Mary Bad Hand, Mavis Bad Cob & Family, Ernest, Calvin, & Howard Red Elk, Theresa Gomez, The Reddest families in Lost Dog, Wayne Randall, Dick & Carol Lee, Melanie Janis & Family, Frances & Makayla Ashley, Stephana & Teena Standing Bear, Corka KEllegher, Brian & Rose Butler, Crazy Horse School, Eagle Nest District, Oglala Sioux Tribe, OST Victim’s Assistance- Donelle, Donna Sitting Up, Nancy Blue Legs & Family, and All Friends & Relatives
Wake Services: Two night wake services will begin at 11:00 AM, Saturday, November 9, 2019 and Sunday November 10, 2019 at the Crazy Horse School in Wanblee, SD with evening services starting at 7:00 PM.
Funeral Services: 2:00 PM, Monday, November 11, 2019 at the Crazy Horse School in Wanblee, SD
Officiating: Father Ed Hunt
Traditional Lakota Services: Mr. Richard Moves Camp and Mr. Wilbur “Chub” White Mouse
Graveside Services: Yankton Family Cemetery, Wanblee, SDArrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD