Lois Kay Gotheridge was born March 29, 1963, in Pine Ridge, S.D., to Narcis and Maryann (Black Bear) Nelson. Lois, 56, made her journey to the Spirit World on January 16, 2020, at her home in Martin.
Lois is survived by her son, Colton Gotheridge of Martin, SD; sisters, Nadine Nelson and Jennifer Nelson-Haight both of Allen, SD, Suzanna (Jim) Risse of Interior, SD, Jeanette Nelson of Rapid City, SD, and Dorothy Nelson and Maria Nelson both of Kyle, SD; brother, Jim Nelson of Martin, SD; brother-in-law, Dave Gotheridge of Martin, SD; aunts, Sharlene May and Annabelle Black Bear both of Martin, SD, and Violet Easter of Spokane, WA; uncle, Seth Ruff of Pittsburgh, PA; granddaughters, LeAnn, Shaelan, and Adriana Bradford, and Jayda Doyle.
Lois was preceded in death by her spouse, Charles “Chuck” Gotheridge; daughter, Sammi Gotheridge; parents, Narcis Nelson and Maryann Nelson; brother, John Nelson; grandchild, Hoksicila Bradford; nephew, Brycee Red Owl I; brother-in-law, James “Jimbo” Haight; and uncle, Cornell Ruff.
Pallbearers will be Dante Loafer, DeAndre Cottier, Tristan Richards, Chuckie Cottier, Chad Bradford, Charlie Risse, Jesse Risse, Jimmy Gotheridge, Colton Curry, and Rick May.
Honorary pallbearers will be Lisa Gotheridge & Girls, Kim, Melissa, Shayne, and Mikaela Reddy, Justin, John, & Jared Reddy, Shelley Risse, Tawnni Risse, Kace Palmer, Howard Red Bear II, Alyssa and Maryssa Red Bear, Caitlin Nelson & Kids, Eliah DuBray, Jeremy, Brylee, Brenden, & Bryanna Red Owl, Brycee Red Owl II, Cody Janis, Jake & Stephanie Janis, Colene Bald Eagle, Wade Janis, Lisa Reddy, Justin Reddy, Jr., All Dialysis Patients, All Bennett County Staff & Students, Bennett County Warriors, and All Friends & Relatives.
Visitation Services: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM, Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at the New American Legion in Martin, SD
Funeral Services: 2:00 PM, Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at the New American Legion in Martin, SD
Officiating: Pastor Ken Trivette
Burial Services: Martin Community Cemetery, Martin, SD
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD