Bessie Ellen Woman Dress

Bessie Ellen Woman Dress, 82, of Rapid City, S.D., passed away October 2, 2020, in Rapid City.

Bessie Ellen Woman Dress was born on November 23, 1937, in Manderson to Joseph Woman Dress and Alvina (Ghost) Woman Dress-Crazy Bear. Bessie made her journey to the Spirit World on October 2, 2020, at the Monument Health Hospital in Rapid City.

Bessie is survived by her siblings, Alvis Crazy Bear, Hot Springs, Julia Herbaugh and Lucy Slycord both of Murdo, and Melva Crazy Bear, Lawrence, Kan.; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Bessie was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph Woman Dress and Alvina (Ghost) Woman Dress-Crazy Bear; son, Keenan Pickett; siblings, Eleanor Woman Dress, Myrna Woman Dress, Larry Crazy Bear, Belva Crazy Bear; niece, Madeline Carol BroncoBill; nephews, Gale BroncoBill and Bill BroncoBill.

Graveside services were held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, October 10, at the St. Phillip’s Episcopal Cemetery near Manderson, with Lay Minister Anthony Wounded Head officiating.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.

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