Sylvia Geneva (Brewer) Nelson was born May 15, 1926, at home in Batesland, S.D., to William Brewer and Helen (Knight) Brewer-Adams. Sylvia, 93, made her journey to the Spirit World on November 26, 2019 at the Fountain Springs Health Care Facility in Rapid City.
Sylvia is survived by her children, Donald (Delores) LaDeaux of Fort Laramie, WY, Robert (Christen) LaDeaux of Payson, AZ and George LaDeaux of Rapid City, SD; sister, Leona (Brewer) Stabler of Pine Ridge, SD; stepchildren, Helen McClain, Carmen Holt, Berta Cobell, Pat and Marietta Nelson; daughter-in-law, Cindy LaDeaux of Plummer, ID; and numerous nieces, nephews, grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
Sylvia was preceded in death by her parents, William Brewer and Helen (Knight) Brewer-Adams; stepfather, Joseph Adams; husband, Cleveland Nelson; sons, Mike and Terry (Sue) LaDeaux; grandson, Billy LaDeaux; stepchildren, Billy Jo and Darrel Nelson; brothers, Art, Louis, Dave, Fred, Clement, Patrick and Joseph Brewer; and sisters, Marjorie Gunther, Francine Nelson, Cecelia Bagola, Marie Brewer, Bertha Nelson and Emmeline (Brewer) Keith.
Memorial Service: To Be Held at a Later Date
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD