Rosebud Community Canku Wakan (the Holy Road)

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Listing of burials on file at the SD State Archives in Pierre.

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Douglas James Burnette (February 23, 1938 - November 11, 2009) A graveside memorial service was held at 2:00 PM, Monday, November 16, 2009 at Spotted Tail Cemetery in Rosebud. (Holmes Funeral Home Website)

Vera Ladora Whiting Compton (Apr. 24, 1922 - Aug. 15, 2008). Funeral services were held at Clark Hall in Rosebud. Burial was at St. Andrew Cemetery in Spring Creek, SD. (Todd Co. Tribune, October 1, 2008)

Jerry Sylvester Dragg, Sr. (April 23, 1949 - February 12, 2009) Wake services were held at St. Bridget's Catholic Church in Rosebud February 15 & 16, 2009. Funeral Mass of Christian Burial was held at 9 AM, Tuesday, February 17, 2009 at St. Bridget's Church with burial following at the Native American Church Cemetery in Greenwood, SD. (Holmes Funeral Home Website)

Louis Dean Fast Horse (June 3, 1965 - February 15, 2009) Wake services were held Tuesday, Feb 17th in Lake Andes, SD and Wednesday, Feb 18th in Rosebud, SD. Funeral services were at 11 AM, Thursday, February 20, 2009 at Clark Hall in Rosebud with burial following at St. George Episcopal Cemetery, Bad Nation, SD. (Holmes Funeral Home Website)

April Good Shield (Died October 2, 2009 at age 42) Wakes were held October 5th at the Rosebud Community Hall and October 6th at the Upper Cut Meat Community Hall. Funeral was October 7, 2009 in Upper Cut Meat with burial at White Horse Cemetery. (Holmes Funeral Home Website)

Edith 'Ada' Gunhammer (May 4, 1924 - March 20, 2009) Wakes were held Sunday & Monday with funeral service Tuesday at 11:00 AM at St. Bridget's Church in Rosebud. Burial followed at St. Charles Catholic Cemetery in St. Francis, SD. (Holmes Funeral Home Website)

Roger Frederick Duane John Gunhammer, Sr. ‘Fred’ (March 4, 1953 - December 3, 2008) Wake services were held December 6th & 7th in Rosebud at the St. Bridget’s Church. Funeral services were held December 8, 2008 at St. Bridget’s Church. Interment or cremains will be held at a later date by the family at the Hole In The Wall Cemetery in Dulce, New Mexico. (Holmes Funeral Home Website)

Crystal Lynn LaPointe (August 8, 1965 - July 19, 2009) Wake services were held at St. Bridget's Catholic Hall in Rosebud with funeral services at 11:00 PM, Saturday, July 25, 2009. Burial was at Trinity Episcopal Cemetery in Mission, SD. (Holmes Funeral Home website)

Michael Dean LaPointe (April 30, 1964 - November 8, 2009) Wake services were held Wednesday & Thursday with funeral Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM, Friday, November 13, 2009 at St. Bridget's Church in Rosebud, SD. Burial was at St. Charles Catholic Church in St. Francis. (Holmes Funeral Home website)

Eugene Francis LeRoy: Apr. 22, 1935 - Aug. 9, 2008. (Todd Co. Tribune, Oct. 8, 2008)

Flora Jean Oliver (July 25, 2008 - January 1, 2009), infant daughter of Michael Little, Sr. and Carla Oliver was born in Rosebud, SD on July 25, 2008. Wake services were held January 3rd-4th at Clark Hall in Rosebud, SD. Funeral services were held at Clark Hall on January 5, 2009 at 1:00 P.M. Traditional prayers were provided by Keith Horse Looking, Ken Oliver, & Sam Wounded Head. Interment followed at the Grace Chapel Episcopal Cemetery in Soldier Creek, SD. (Holmes Funeral Home Website)

Jensen Casey Provencial (November 25, 2009 - January 20, 2010) Wake services were Sunday, January 24th and funeral services at 11:00 AM, Monday, January 25, 2010 at the SGU Multipurpose Center in Mission, SD. Burial was at Spotted Tail Cemetery in Rosebud, SD. (Holmes Funeral Home Website)

Skyler Glen Rowland (May 23, 1998 - August 7, 2009) Wake services were held at the Rosebud Elementary School. Funeral services were held there at 10:00 AM, Tuesday, August 11, 2009 with burial following at Iron Shell Cemetery, Two Strike Community near St. Francis, South Dakota. (Holmes Funeral Home website)

Wilma Whipple: 1931 - Sept. 10, 2008. Funeral services were Sept. 15 at the Bishop Harold Jones Building in Mission. Burial was at Holy Innocents Cemetery in Parmelee, SD. (Todd Co. Tribune, September 17, 2008)

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