Clarissa Louise Red Shirt had a given name of Rita Kay “K.K.” Matzke. She was born on May 28, 1970, in Scottsbluff, Neb., to Marvena (LaMont) Matzke and Robert Matzke. Clarissa, 49, made her journey to the Spirit World on November 7, 2019 at her home in Rapid City, SD.
Clarissa is survived by her children, Maria and Olivia Bruner, Charlene LaMont, Nicholas Matzke, Vivian, Tristan, Cante, Steven and Fauna Permann; mother, Marvena LaMont; siblings, Roni, Anpo and Lawrence Matzke, Iwoblu LaMont and Ryan Eagle Bull; grandchildren, Ayden Gerry, Athena Zimmerman, Jimmy Jo Running Shield, Jr., Luka Strickland, Porter, Maisyn and Sage Coats and Lucciano Shull; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Clarissa was preceded in death by her grandparents, Lawrence and Clara (Redshirt) LaMont; father, Robert Matzke; brother, Ricky Kevin Matzke; and dear friend, Steve Henrickson.
Pallbearers will be: Paisley Godfrey, Winter Godfrey, Daniel LaMont, Skyler LaMont, Marcus Shield and Roni Matzke.
Honorary Pallbearers will be: All Close Family & Friends.
Wake Services: One night wake service starting at 3:00 PM, Thursday, November 14, 2019 at the Woyatan Lutheran Church in Rapid City, SD with a fellowship meal at 5:00 PM and evening prayer services starting at 7:00 PM.
Funeral Services: 11:00 AM, Friday, November 15, 2019 at the Woyatan Lutheran Church in Rapid City, SD
Officiating: Pastor Jonathan Old Horse and Pastor Elton Yellow Boy
Graveside Services: 1:30 PM, Friday, November 15, 2019 at the Pine Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Rapid City, SD
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD