Emma Viola (Chase Alone) West was born January 19, 1945, in Manderson, S.D., to Martin Big Road and Elizabeth Good Weasel. Emma, 47, of Manderson, made her journey to the Spirit World on December 30, 2019, at the Regional Health Home Plus Hospice in Rapid City.
Emma is survived by her children, Jay West of Tahlequah, OK, Sequoyah West, Lequaw West, and Requaw West all of Manderson, SD; sister, Freida Big Road of Rapid City, SD; grandchildren, Ashley Phelps, Nicole White Plume, Jason West, Jasmine West, Asia West, Sequoyah Mark, Jr., Waylon West, Elijah West, Jewel West, Liberty West, Emma West, and Jeremiah American Horse; and 5 great grandchildren.
Emma was preceded in death by her parents, Martin Big Road and Elizabeth Good Weasel; siblings, Rolland Chase Alone, Margaret Yankton, Vina Chase Alone, George Chase Alone, Marie Chase Alone, Leona Chase Alone, and Marion LaDeaux; and grandchild, Arrow West.
Pallbearers will be Ricky Josephcheck, Moses Runs Against, Jeremy American Horse, Freedom White Plume, Brian Beetem, Jr., Adam Aguilar, Ace No Braid, Preston Yankton, and Luke Aguilar.
Wake Services: One night wake service starting at 2:30 PM, Monday, January 6, 2020 at the St. Agnes Catholic Church Hall in Manderson, SD.
Funeral Services: 10:00 AM, Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at the St. Agnes Catholic Church Hall in Manderson, SD
Officiating: Pastor David Lays Bad
Burial Services: Red Cloud Family Cemetery, Slim Buttes, SD
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD