Rose Marie Palmier

Rose Marie (Clifford) Palmier, 83, of Manderson, S.D., passed away July 24, 2020, in Rapid City.

Rose Marie (Clifford) Palmier was born April 27, 1937, in Pine Ridge, to Robert Clifford and Geraldine (Swallow) Clifford. Rose made her journey to the Spirit World on July 24, 2020, at the Monument Health Hospital in Rapid City.

Rose is survived by her children, Robert Palmier, Pine Ridge, Lisa Palmier, Gerald (Leqeaw) Palmier, and Christine M. Clifford all of Manderson; brother, Don Clifford, Sr., Long Beach, Calif.; sister, Sister Geraldine Clifford, Alliance, Neb.; grandchildren, RaShawn Palmier, Corey Yankton, Colby Yankton, Kyle Yankton, Angel Palmier, Sheri (Martin) Catches, Cassandra R. Palmier, Aaron Palmier, Jordan Palmier, Alicia Palmier, Emma West, and Jessica Clifford; and 19 great-grandchildren.

Rose was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Geraldine Clifford; brothers, Lenny Clifford, Sr., Eli Clifford, Sr., Gerald Clifford, and Robert Clifford, Jr.; and nephews, Tony Clifford, Eli Clifford, Jr., and Correy Clifford, Sr.

A one night wake service started at 4:30 p.m., Friday, July 31, at the #9 Community Church in Manderson, with Rosary services held at 8:00 p.m.

Funeral services were held at 12:00 p.m., Saturday, August 1, at the #9 Community Church in Manderson, with Father Edmund Yainao, S.J. and Ms. Joyce Tibbitts officiating and Mr. Jefrey Catches performing the traditional Lakota services.

Burial services were held at the St. Peter’s Catholic Cemetery in Manderson.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.

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