Tyrell Jean Ringing Shield

Tyrell Jean Ringing Shield “The Mayor,” 58, of Pine Ridge, S.D., passed away May 14, 2020, in Rapid City.

Tyrell Jean Ringing Shield was born on September 20, 1961, to Peter Ringing Shield and Delilah Lou LaMonte-Beane in Wanblee. Tyrell made her journey to the Spirit World on May 14, at the Monument Health Center in Rapid City.

Tyrell is survived by her children, Winona (Dan) Crazy Thunder, JoEllen Denoyer, Marvin (Stacy) White Pipe, Meghan White Pipe, Aimee (Jamie Ghost) White Pipe, Tessie (Al Two Two) White Pipe and Bud Beane; siblings, Lynette Crow, Jenny Beane, Billy Jo Beane, Rosie Beane, Ann Marie Beane, Sally Goings, Shannon Poor Bear, Bernadette Zimiga, Bonita Andrews, Cecelia Mae LaMont, and Peter Ringing Shield; significant other, Stacy Stewart; 26 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.

Tyrell was preceded in death by her mother, Delilah LaMonte-Beane; father, Peter Ringing Shield; stepfather, Billy Beane; father of her children, Marvin White Pipe; son, Cody White Pipe; hunka sister, Tina Two Two; grandparents, Lawrence LaMont, Agnes White Buffalo Chief, Esaul and Cecelia Richards, George and Jenny LaMont; aunts, Cheyenne Nichols and Nada Eagle Bull; grandchild, Khayo White Pipe; hunka brother, Alton White; uncle, Shorty Lamonte and Richard Lee LaMont; brothers, Jim Ringing Shield, Jr Good Buffalo, and Ronald Beane; and cousin, Ronnie Matzke.

A one night wake service started at 1:00 p.m., Monday, May 18, at the Tessie White Pipe Residence in Pine Ridge.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 19, at the Tessie White Pipe Residence in Pine Ridge, with Fr. Edmund Yainao, S.J., officiating and Mr. Mike Little Boy performing the traditional Lakota services.

Burial services were held at the Holy Rosary Catholic Mission Cemetery, Pine Ridge.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.

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