Tia Mai Saknikent

Tia Mai Saknikent, 39, of Rapid City, S.D., passed away May 20, 2020, in Rapid City.

Tia Mai Saknikent was born on January 23, 1981, in Rapid City, to Gary Saknikent and Caroline Faith Belt. Tia made her journey to the Spirit World on May 20, 2020, at the Monument Health Hospital in Rapid City.

Tia is survived by her daughter, Sierra Two Bulls; son, Phoenix Two Bulls; and brother, Josef Saknikent.

Tia was preceded in death by her parents, Caroline and Gary Saknikent.

Visitation services were held from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 26, at the St. Agnes Catholic Church in Manderson. 

Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 26, at the St. Agnes Catholic Church in Manderson, with Ms. Joyce Tibbitts officiating, and Mr. Richard Broken Nose performing the traditional Lakota services.

Burial services were held at the St. Agnes Catholic Cemetery in Manderson.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.

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