Benita Ann Feather Earring

Benita Ann Feather Earring, 54, of Pine Ridge, S.D., passed away October 7, 2020, in Rapid City.

Benita Ann Feather Earring was born on April 8, 1966, in Pine Ridge, to Benjamin Conquering Bear and Alvina (Grass) Feather Earring. Benita made her journey to the Spirit World on October 7, 2020, at the Monument Health Hospital in Rapid City.

Benita is survived by her parents, Ben Conquering Bear and Alvina Feather Earring children, Amber Cottier, Jerry Cottier, Jr., Feather Cottier, Haylee Cottier, and Calista Cottier all of Pine Ridge, and Harlen Cottier, Apache, Okla.; grandchildren, Jerrik John Cottier-Dillon, Stormy Red Wing, Dennis Janis, Ivan Janis, Jr., and Eric Cottier all of Pine Ridge, and Brayden Cottier, Apache; and siblings, Verla Feather Earring, Sioux City, Iowa, Gerda Feather Earring, Minneapolis, Minn., Shirlene Feather Earring, Porcupine, Millie Feather Earring, Sioux Falls, Tana Boyd, Latoya Feather Earring and Malcolm Feather Earring all of Porcupine.

Benita was preceded in death by her spouse, Jerry Cottier, Sr.; granddaughter, Whisper Cottier; sister, Fermina Feather Earring; brother, Donroy Feather Earring; and grandparents, John and Etta Grass.

Visitation services were held from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 13, at House 31 North Ridge in Pine Ridge.

Funeral services were held at 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 13, at House 31 North Ridge in Pine Ridge, with Lay Minister Anthony Wounded Head officiating.

Burial services were held at the Holy Cross Episcopal Cemetery in Pine Ridge.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.

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