Gerald Alan Hanneman

Gerald Alan Hanneman, 74, of Batesland, S.D., passed away July 19, 2020, in Rapid City.

Gerald Alan Hanneman was born on October 28, 1945, in Gordon, Neb., to William Hanneman and Sophia (Conroy) Hanneman. Gerald made his journey to the Spirit World on July 19, 2020, at the Monument Health Hospital in Rapid City. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Army.

Gerald is survived by his wife, Audrey Yellow Hair; son, Darrell (Jen) Yellow Hair; daughters, Nikki (John) Yellow Hair, Tami (Travis) Zurek, Josie Yellow Hair, and Barb (Mike) Yellow Hair; grandchildren, Allie Lorraine, Jordan Parmenter, Jay Shawn Morrisette, Ashlyn Morrisette, Moriah Morrisette, BJ, James, and Brandon Conroy, Lenny Richards, and Lawrence Richards.

Gerald was preceded in death by his mother, Sophia Conroy; father, William Hanneman; son William Yellow Hair; grandson, James Conroy; sister, Judy Temple; brothers, William Butch Hanneman and Terry Hanneman; and nephews, A.D., Jeff, and Merle Temple.

Viewing services were held from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Saturday, July 25, at the Batesland Pow Wow Grounds in Batesland.

Funeral services were held at 12:00 p.m., Saturday, July 25, at the Batesland Pow Wow Grounds in Batesland, with Father Edmund Yainao, S.J. officiating and Mr. Waylon Black Crow performing the traditional Lakota services.

Burial services were held at the Knights Cemetery in Batesland.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.

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