Rose Mildred American Horse

Rose Mildred American Horse “Wawokiya Mni Wiyan” (She Who Walks Helping Others), 62, of Porcupine, S.D., passed away October 6, 2020, in Porcupine.

Rose Mildred American Horse was born on December 1, 1957, in Pine Ridge to Oscar Carl Good Shot and Alma Bear Shirt. Rose made her journey to the Spirit World on October 6, 2020. 

Rose is survived by her spouse, Gerald American Horse; daughters, Latonna Dreamer, Monique Trueblood, Jewel High Hawk, Tiffany High Hawk, Lorena American Horse and Shera High Hawk; sons, Aaron High Hawk, Kevin High Hawk, Dusty American Horse, Scott Dreamer, Sr., and Adrian Trueblood; siblings, Duane Good Shot and Ardiss Good Shot; aunt, Imogene Good Shot; 28 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Rose was preceded in death by her parents, Oscar Carl Good Shot and Alma Bear Shirt; son, Donovan High Hawk, Jr.; and brothers, Dwight Good Shot, Rolland Good Shot, and Timothy Good Shot.

A one night wake service was held starting at 3:00 p.m., Monday, October 12, at the Body of Christ Church in Porcupine.

Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 13, at the Body of Christ Church in Porcupine, with Father Edmund Yainao, S.J. officiating and Norman Bear Shirt and Michael Little Boy, Jr. performing the traditional Lakota services.

Burial services were held at the Christ The King Catholic Cemetery in Porcupine.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.

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