Stephen James Hawk, Sr.

Stephen James Hawk, Sr. “Nažin iye,” 74, of Oglala, S.D., passed away November 7, 2020, in Rapid City.

Steve Hawk, “Nažin iye,” was born to Talton and Jennie Hawk on May 22, 1946, in the Indian Camp near Crawford, Neb. He left to the Spirit World on November 7, 2020. 

Steve is survived by his wife, Pru; his children, Nichelle, Dalene, Cristy, Stefany and Sean; his brother, Lambert (Mary) Hawk; brother-in-law, Darold Forney; and his grandchildren who he loved dearly. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Talton and Jennie Hawk; first wife, Eileen (Stover) Hawk; son, Steve, Jr.; brother, Michael Joe Hawk; and sisters, Sara Forney, Phoebe Thunder Horse and Tillie White. 

A private family service will be held at the Catholic Church in Crawford. His burial and the celebration of his life will be held at a later date when his friends and family can safely gather. 

Memorials in Steve’s honor may be made to Our Lady of the Sioux Catholic Church, PO Box 104, Oglala, S.D. 57764, or your preferred charity.

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