Charlotte Yvonne Weasel Bear was born February 14, 1952, in Pine Ridge, S.D., to Ambrose Belt Sr. and Elizabeth (Two Bulls) Belt. Charlotte, 68, of Oglala, made her journey to the Spirit World on March 21, 2020, at the Monument Health Hospital in Rapid City.
Charlotte is survived by her children, Novlyn (Dale Warrior) Belt, Paul Weasel Bear, Ona Two Eagles, Tessie Two Eagles, and Eleanor Two Eagles all of Oglala, SD; sisters, Caroline (Don) Slow Bear of Rapid City, SD, Mary Belt of Calico Community, Ruby (Stanley) Star Comes Out of Oglala, SD, and Jackie Belt of Rapid City, SD; brother, Ambrose (Lupe) “Cowboy” Belt of Oglala, SD; and numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
Charlotte was preceded in death by her parents, Ambrose, Sr. and Elizabeth Belt; son, Alden Tirado; sister, Barbara Belt; brothers, Alden Belt and Bernard Belt; grandparents, Pete and Martha Two Bulls and Frank and Lizzie Belt; granddaughter, Brooklyn Masquat; nephews, Robbie Tirado, Manuel Catches, and Sky Belt; niece, Armanda “Monique” Belt; and numerous aunts and uncles all of whom she was close to and loved dearly.
Pallbearers will be Oliver Brown Bull, Ken Youngman, Milo Sits Poor, Les Two Bulls, Waylon Stands, Bradley Two Eagles, Anthony Masquat, Ambrose “Yamni” Belt III, Alton Belt, Donovan “Charge” Kills Small, and Emmanuel Warrior.
Honorary pallbearers will be her hunka sisters, Phyllis Tobacco & Family, Hilda Kills Small & Family, Angie Two Lance & Family, Iris Between Lodge & Family, and Violet Two Lance & Family; Virginia Belt, Kaye Belt, Marge Belt, Orville Belt, Sara Belt, Grandma Julie Garnier, Grandpa Rev. Robert Two Bulls, Grandpa Frances Two Bulls, Mike Weasel Bear & Family, Ashleigh Weasel Bear, Latonna Little Bear, Bud, Robert, Jeff, & Roger Big Crow, Darlene Walks Out, Holly & Donna Bear Robe, Chop Martin, Essence Belt & Kids, Manuel Two Bulls, Serena Two Eagles, Frank Two Bulls, Jr., Poncho Two Bulls, Marge & Jeanie Belt, Lynn, Connie, Noreen, & Eileen Two Bulls & Families, Debbie, Rick, & Mary Mousseaux & Families, Brenton, Dominick, Amber, & Sandra Stands & Families, Greg, Jake, & Gabe Yellow Horse, Walter Brave, Alan Yellow Horse & Family, Belt Families, Two Bulls Families, and all others whom she loved and cared for.
Wake Services: One night wake service starting at 1:00 PM, Sunday, March 29, 2020 at Charlottes Residence located at 1242 Governors Drive in Oglala, SD.
Funeral Services: 2:00 PM, Monday, March 30, 2020 at Charlottes Residence located at 1242 Governors Drive in Oglala, SD
Officiating: Reverend Deacon Twila Two Bulls
Traditional Lakota Services: Mr. Michael Catches Enemy and Mr. Ivis Long Visitor
Burial Services: St. John’s Episcopal Cemetery, Oglala, SD
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD