Clara June Marshall

Clara June (Milk) Marshall, 54, of Allen, S.D., passed away September 14, 2020, in Pine Ridge.

Clara June Milk-Marshall was born on June 29, 1966, in Pine Ridge to Milton Milk and Nancy Blue Legs. Clara made her journey to the Spirit World on September 14, 2020, at the Pine Ridge I.H.S. Hospital in Pine Ridge.

Clara is survived by her mother, Nancy Blue Legs, Rapid City; spouse, Eddie Marshall; daughters, Edna Marshall, Wall, Sheralda Marshall, Fort Wayne, Ind., Leslie Bartlett and Meltina Blue Legs both of Rapid City; sons, Vernall Marshall, Rapid City and Cecil Marshall, Yellow Bear Canyon-Allen; siblings, Terrilee Milk, Martin, Lorencia Bartlett, Alice Blue Legs, Wade Bartlett, Leonard Bartlett, and Craig Poor Thunder all of Rapid City, and Potsy Bad Wound, Martin; nine grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Clara was preceded in death by her father, Milton Marshall; son, Milton Marshall, Jr.; brother, Leon Blue Legs; niece, Baby Girl Standing Bear; uncles, Wallace and Amil Blue Legs; and aunt, Melissa Blue Legs. 

A one night wake service was held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, September 18, at the Woyatan Lutheran Church in Rapid City.

Funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, September 19, at the Woyatan Lutheran Church in Rapid City, with Minister Jonathan Old Horse and Pastor John Poff officiating and Mr. Merle Left Hand Bull performing the traditional Lakota services.

Burial services were held at the Lakota Chapel in Martin.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.

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