Hobart Louis Spotted Bear, 77, of Wounded Knee, S.D., passed away July 30, 2020, in Wounded Knee.
Hobart Louis Spotted Bear was born on April 29, 1941, in Pine Ridge to Louis Spotted Bear and Helen Shot to Pieces-Grant. Hobart made his journey to the Spirit World on July 30, 2020, at his home in Wounded Knee.
Hobart is survived by his sons, Robert James Spotted Bear and Calvin Spotted Bear, Alvin and John Little Moon, all of Manderson, and Michael Spotted Bear, Wounded Knee; daughter, Carla Sleeping Bear; and grandchildren, Charles, Tristan, Makayla, Daniel, Antwan and Carteecia.
Hobart was preceded in death by his parents, Louis Spotted Bear and Helen Shot to Pieces-Grant; son, Hobart Charles Spotted Bear; daughter, Thomasina Spotted Bear; brother, Joseph Spotted Bear, Sr.; sister, Victoria Little Moon; and nephew, Joseph Spotted Bear, Jr.
A one night wake service started at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, August 5, at the Messiah Episcopal Church in Wounded Knee.
Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, August 6, at the Messiah Episcopal Church in Wounded Knee, with Mr. Mike Little Boy, Sr. and Mr. Chris Brooks performing the traditional Lakota services.
Burial services will be held at the Native American Church Cemetery, Denby in Pine Ridge.
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.