Bernadette Young Bear was born in Pine Ridge, S.D., to Ernest Young Bear and Sophia Badger. Bernadette, 56, of Berkley, Calif., made her journey to the Spirit World on January 20, 2020, in Berkley.
Bernadette is survived by her brothers, Francis Richards, Knute Young Bear, and Cameron Young Bear; close friends, Muffie Mousseaux and Renita Quick Bear.
Bernadette was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest Young Bear and Sophia Badger; sisters, Yvette Young Bear, Arlana Young Bear, and Valaria Young Bear; grandparents, Dave and Marie Badger.
Honorary pallbearers will be all friends & relatives.
Wake Services: One night wake starting at 2:00 PM, Monday, March 16, 2020 at the Elderly Meals Building in Porcupine, SD with evening services starting at 7:00 PM.
Funeral Services: 10:00 AM, Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at the Elderly Meals Building in Porcupine, SD
Officiating: Rev. Harold Eagle Bull
Traditional Lakota Services: Mr. Steve DuBray
Burial Services: St. Alban’s Episcopal Cemetery, Porcupine, SD
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD