Theresa Marie Mesteth

Theresa Marie (Brown) Mesteth, 45, of Minneapolis, Minn., passed away July 14, 2020, in Minneapolis.

Theresa Marie Mesteth was born on January 5, 1975, in Pine Ridge, S.D., to Henry Brown and Mae Good Voice Elk. Theresa made her journey to the Spirit World on July 14, 2020, in Minneapolis.

Theresa is survived by her biological mother, Alta White Plume of Manderson; husband, David Mesteth of Minneapolis; children, Lyriq Price, Latonya Mesteth and Jack Auginaush, all of Minneapolis, Kiana Price and Wakinyan Price, both of Mont., and Tad Walker of Florence, Miss.; and siblings, Julia Brown, Riverton, Wyo., Harry Brown, Sophie Brown and Ramona Brown, all of Pine Ridge, Leroy, Edna and Henrietta Brown, all of Minneapolis, Marvin and Travis Brown, both of Sioux Falls, Grace Walker, Florence, Geraldine Brown of Rosemount; Sandra Waters, Paulson, Henry Brown, Oglala, Chauncey Brown, Jr., Michael White Plume and Ivan White Butterfly, all of Rapid City, Paula Simpson, Lawrence, Kan., Pete Brown, Omaha, Neb., Deborah Frazier, Ethete, Mariann White Mouse and Christopher Morrison, both of Wanblee, Sarah Martinez and Wilbur Morrison, both of Potato Creek, Ron Hernandez of Roseville, and Tatanka He Luta White Plume and Leslie White Butterfly, both of Manderson. 

Theresa was preceded in death by her biological father, Chauncey Brown, Sr.; adoptive parents, Henry Red Bear-Brown and Mae Good Voice Elk-Brown; and siblings, Bernice Thompson, Abel George Brown, Aaron Brown, Michelle White Plume, Marlin White Plume and Tawa Paha Luta White Butterfly.

Viewing services were held from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 22, at the Sioux Funeral Home in Pine Ridge. 

Graveside services were held at 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 22, at Our Lady of the Sioux Catholic Cemetery in Oglala, with Sister Barb Bogenschutz officiating.

Burial services were held at Our Lady of the Sioux Catholic Cemetery in Oglala.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.

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