Sage Morgan James Cross was born November 24, 1998, in Denver, Colo., to Dennis Cross II and Latoya Fast Horse. Sage, 21, of Pine Ridge, made his journey to the Spirt World on February 22, 2020, near Chadron, Neb.
Sage is survived by his father, Dennis (Denise Eagle Hawk) Cross II of Bayard, NE; mother, Latoya Fast Horse of Pine Ridge, SD; brothers, Markis Cross of Batesland, SD, Dennis Cross III of Pine Ridge, SD, Warlance Eagle Hawk of Bayard, NE, Jesse Bo Cross of Oglala, SD, Kristopher Fast Horse of Wolf Creek Community, and Bud Tobacco of Calico Community; sisters, Cheyenne Cross and Devena Cross both of Bayard, NE, Samantha Cross of Rapid City, SD, and Vanessa Black Elk of Pine Ridge, SD; grandparents, Linda Rattling Chase of Denver, CO, Cecil Cross of Ohio, William “Bill” Cross of Gordon, NE, Delores Red Nest and Robert Rattling Chase both of Rapid City, SD, and Edison Red Nest of Scottsbluff, NE; uncles, Thomas Morado and Roman Rivera both of Denver, CO, Jim Cross of Allen, SD, Ron Cross of Denver, CO, and Elroy Cross of Wanblee, SD; aunts, Cecelia “Cissy” Cross of Martin, SD, Antoinette Rivera of Denver, CO, and Melanie Cross of Houston, TX; and all of the Cross Family, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Sage was preceded in death by his grandparents, Dennis Cross, Sr., Bernadine Fast Horse, and Talbert Fast Horse; sister, Leah Eagle Hawk; aunt, Connie Red Nest; and uncle, Rick Morado.
Wake Services: One night wake service starting at 12:00 PM, Sunday, March 1, 2020 at the Brother Rene Hall in Oglala, SD with evening services starting at 7:00 PM
Funeral Services: 11:00 AM, Monday, March 2, 2020 at the Brother Rene Hall in Oglala, SD
Officiating: Brother Don Mink
Traditional Lakota Services: Mr. Robert Rattling Chase
Burial Services: St. Paul’s Catholic Cemetery, Porcupine, SD
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD