Delores Jane Eagle Heart-Little Bull, of Kyle, S.D., passed away from this earthly realm and journeyed to the Spirit World on February 21, 2020. Delores was 74 years old when she slipped away, surrounded by her loved ones at the Bennett County Hospital in Martin. Delores was born to Noah Eagle Heart and Lema Bear Tail September 4, 1945, in Kyle.
Delores' early childhood years were spent in the country sides of Kyle, SD and she enjoyed it very much. Delores liked to bead, sew, quilt, and color.
Delores is survived by her two sisters, Florence Eagle Heart-Mesteth and Delissa Eagle Heart-No Neck; children, Kermit Little Bull, Rebecca Little Bull-Janis, David Little Bull, Regina Little Bull, Carleen Little Bull, Jimmy Little Bull, and Cheryl Little Bull; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Delores was preceded in death by her paternal grandfather, William Bear Tail; maternal grandmother, Ella Stands First, paternal grandfather, Edward Eagle Heart, a.k.a. William Black Bear; father, Noah Eagle Heart; mother, Lema Bear Tail; step-fathers, Riley Packed and Noah Lays Hard; brothers, Virgil Eagle Heart and Louie Eagle Heart; sisters, Rosalyn Eagle Heart-Spotted Eagle, Ramona Eagle Heart, Julia Ann Packed-Two Crow, and Diane Mae Packed; son, Gary Little Bull; husband, Noah Little Bull; grandson, Todd L. Little Bull; great-grandson, Benjamin Loafer III; and granddaughter, Deanna Rose Little Bull.
Pallbearers will be Trentin Iron Cloud, Conrad Two Lance, Jalen Little Bull, Adam Poor Bear, Preston Little Bull, Greg White Face, Johnny Janis, Duane Spotted Eagle, Juan Garcia, Jaime Clifford, and Jerrold Mesteth.
Honorary pallbearers will be Daniel & Cora Spotted Eagle & Family, Victoria Eagle Elk & Family, Ken Lensgrav & Family, Kirby Kills Straight, Georgianna Little Bull & Family, Georgianna Ferguson-Wells, Eagle Heart Family, and All Friends & Relatives.
Wake Services: Two night wake service starting at 3:00 PM, Saturday, February 29, 2020 at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church Hall in Kyle, SD with evening services starting each night at 7:00 PM.
Funeral Services: 1:00 PM, Monday, March 2, 2020 at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church Hall in Kyle, SD
Officiating: Pastor Harold Condon
Traditional Lakota Services: Mr. Ricky Gray Grass
Burial Services: Mediator Episcopal Church Cemetery, Kyle, SD
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD