Evangeline Mary Bald Eagle Bear-Long Soldier

Evangeline Mary Bald Eagle Bear-Long Soldier, 88, of Wanblee, S.D., passed away June 10, 2020, in Rapid City.

Evangeline Mary Bald Eagle Bear-Long Soldier was born on September 6, 1931, in Wanblee, to Pete Bald Eagle Bear and Mary Crier. Evangeline made her journey to the Spirit World on June 10, 2020, at the Monument Health Hospital in Rapid City.

Evangeline is survived by her children, Martha Provancial, Susan Higuera, Clara Loafer, Vern (Martin) Long Soldier, Marvin Long Soldier, Verdell C. Long Soldier Jr., and Michael Bald Eagle; sister, Cecelia; 40 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren.

Evangeline was preceded in death by her mother, Mary Crier; father, Pete Bald Eagle Bear; brothers, Frederick Bald Eagle and Pauly Bald Eagle; sister, Lorene; and numerous cousins, aunties, uncles, and friends.

Visitation services were held from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Monday, June 15, at the Woyatan Lutheran Church in Rapid City.

Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m., Monday, June 15, at the Woyatan Lutheran Church in Rapid City, with Father Ron Seminara, S.J. officiating.

Burial services were held at 2:30 p.m., Monday, June 15, at the Pine Lawn Memorial Cemetery in Rapid City.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.

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