Austin Josiah Black Cat was born August 6, 1966, in Pine Ridge, S.D., to Joseph Black Cat and Lena Left Hand. Austin, 53, made his journey to the Spirit World on January 21, 2020, at his home in Fort Dodge, Iowa.
Austin is survived by his spouse, Kimberly Garrett of Fort Dodge, Iowa; step-daughters, Angela Kay Stafford of Fort Dodge, Iowa and Ashley Marie Garrett of Ames, Iowa; brothers, Richard Left Hand of Pine Ridge, South Dakota and Leonard (Delmarie) Black Cat of Rapid City, South Dakota; sister, Jackie (Black Cat) Danes of Rapid City, South Dakota; aunts, Virginia Young Dog and Nancy Young Dog both of Batesland, South Dakota; uncles, Amos Young Dog, Jr. and Seymour Young Dog both of Batesland, South Dakota; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and grandchildren.
Austin was preceded in death by his parents, Lena Left Hand and Joseph Black Cat; brother, Myron Black Cat; sisters, Pamela Blanche Black Cat and Mary Rose Black Cat; and grandparents, Adam Left Hand, Mary Young Dog, and John Black.
Visitation Services: Visitation will be from 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM, Thursday, January 30, 2020 at the Allen CAP Office in Allen, SD
Funeral Services: 2:00 PM, Thursday, January 30, 2020 at the Allen CAP Office in Allen, SD
Officiating: Pastor Ken Trivette
Burial Services: Body of Christ Cemetery, Yellow Bear Canyon, Allen, SD
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD