Ginger Lois Vitalis, 78, of Pine Ridge, S.D., passed away June 11, 2020, in Rapid City.
Ginger Lois Vitalis was born on March 8, 1942, to Evelyn Deon and Art Vitalis, Sr. in Pine Ridge.
Ginger was preceded in death by her mother Evelyn; grandmother Julia; father Art Vitalis; and brother Wade Vitalis; her cousins/siblings Lucille “Tiny” Deon, Earl “Sonny” Deon, Jr.; nephews Duncan Deon, Glen “Denny” Three Stars; and neighbor Gladys Ecoffey.
She is survived by beloved granddaughter Georgine Bettelyoun; great-granddaughter Darien Evelyn Richards; great-great-granddaughter Lilith Evy Hudspeth; great-grandsons Lyle Richards Jr. and Riley Backward, all of Pine Ridge; sister Patricia Vitalis Mills, Cheyenne, Wyo., sister she shared a special bond with Margaret “Sissy” Vitalis; and her niece Bessie Vitalis LeBeau, both of Pine Ridge; cousin Lavonne Three Stars, Scottsdale, Ariz.
Memorial services: Due to the pandemic (COVID-19), the family of Ginger will have a memorial service for her at a later date.
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.