Wanda Ethelene Standing Bear

Wanda Ethelene Standing Bear, 82, of Pine Ridge, S.D., passed away September 2, 2020, in Pine Ridge.

Wanda Ethelene Standing Bear was born on November 8, 1937, in Pine Ridge to Oliver Standing Bear and Margaret (Goes In Center) Standing Bear. Wanda made her journey to the Spirit World on September 2, at the Pine Ridge I.H.S. Hospital in Pine Ridge.

Wanda is survived by her daughters, Alvina White Bull, Doreen White Bull, Lisa White Bull, and Amanda Standing Bear; son, Melvin White Bull, Jr.; grandchildren, Ferris White Bull, Jr., Lawrence Vigil, Anna White Bull, Jeannie Lone Hill, Jeremy Ladd, Avena White Bull, and Zaniya White Bull; and 17 great-grandchildren.

Wanda was preceded in death by her parents, Oliver and Margaret Standing Bear; siblings, Elaine Standing Bear, Goldie Bad Wound, Stanley Standing Bear, and Howard Standing Bear; sons, Ferris and Keith White Bull; and granddaughter, Marsha Lynn White Bull.

A one night wake service was held at 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 8, at the Standing Bear Residence located at 1049 Old Crazy Horse in Pine Ridge.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 9, at the Standing Bear Residence located at 1049 Old Crazy Horse in Pine Ridge, with Father Edmund Yainao, S.J. officiating and Mr Jhon Goes In Center performing the traditional Lakota services.

Burial services will be held at Holy Rosary Mission Catholic Cemetery, Pine Ridge.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.

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