Cruzito Keiran Perez, 17, of Oglala, S.D., passed away July 22, 2020, in Rapid City.
Cruzito Keiran Perez was born on January 30, 2003, in Pine Ridge, to Angelo Perez, Jr. and Belva Lynn Frogg. Cruzito made his journey to the Spirit World on July 22, 2020, in Rapid City.
Cruzito is survived by his parents, Belva Frogg and Angelo Perez, Jr.; son, Alejandro Cruz Perez; special friend, Makayla Garcia; grandmother, Susanna (Kevin Lance) Kills Back; and siblings, Angelo Perez III, David Perez, Daniel Perez, Diego Perez and Juanito Perez.
Cruzito was preceded in death by his sister, Dacia Perez; aunt, Maria Pretty Hip; uncles, John Bissonette, Neil Bissonette and Charles Badger, Jr.; cousins, Jeremiah Perez and Hoka Yellow Cloud; and grandparents, Angel Perez, Shirley Bissonette, and Gaylord Frogg.
A one night wake service started at 2:00 p.m., Friday, July 31, at the Porcupine Presbyterian Church in Porcupine.
Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, August 1, at the Porcupine Presbyterian Church in Porcupine, with Senior Cathechist Ben Conquering Bear officiating.
Burial services were held at the Porcupine Presbyterian Cemetery in Porcupine.
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.