David Lee Standing Soldier

David Lee Standing Soldier, 69, of Kyle, S.D., passed away May 17, 2020, in Pine Ridge.

David “Dave” Lee Standing Soldier, “Chante Waste Wichasa” (Good Hearted Man) was born on July 30, 1950, to Stanley Standing Solider and Dorothy (Janis) Standing Soldier in Alliance, Neb. Dave made his journey to the Spirit World on May 17, 2020, at the Pine Ridge I.H.S. Hospital in Pine Ridge.

Dave is survived by his wife, Pam Standing Soldier, Kyle; daughters, Alice (David Medina) and Lee Ann Standing Soldier, Sioux City, Iowa; sons, Bernie Shot With Arrow, Kyle, and Rayphael O’Rourke, Pine Ridge; grandchildren, Simone and Alisa Shot With Arrow, Kyle, Alexis (Mike) Grant, David Medina, Jr., Duran Medina, Cody and Corey Four Killer, Reyna Standing Soldier, Scott Bliss, Jr., Gentil Standing Soldier, and Royce Freemont all of Sioux City; great-grandchildren, Lilly and Ella Grant, Mia Medina, High Eagle, Julius, Luca, Shane, and Star Four Killer all of Sioux City.

Dave was preceded in death by his brothers, Earl Standing Soldier, Stanley “Clement” Standing Soldier, and Amy Standing Soldier; parents, Stanley Standing Soldier and Dorothy Janis; step-father, Art Soden; and grandson, Riley Shot With Arrow. 

Visitation services were held from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Saturday, May 23, at the Sioux Funeral Home in Pine Ridge, with Bear Cross and Pete Swift Bird performing the traditional Lakota services.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.

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