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Journey to the Spirit World

This page serves as a space to honor and remember the lives of our tribal members who have passed away. Here, we come together as a compassionate and supportive community to pay tribute to their legacies.

  • Obituary picture of Zachary Crow
    Zachary Crow

    Born: December 10, 1976Journeyed to the Spirit World: March 2, 2022

    On June 4, 2022, Zachary Delano Crow quietly jumped on the wings of the Eagle to join friends and family in the spirit world. He was born right before midnight on August 18, 1985, in Flandreau, SD. Shortly thereafter, his family moved to Pipestone, MN where he resided for the next 5 years...

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  • Obituary picture of Charles L. Allen
    Charles L. Allen

    Born: December 10, 1976Journeyed to the Spirit World: March 2, 2022

    Charles Leslie Allen, 45, Flandreau, SD passed away on Wednesday, March 2, 2022 in Flandreau. Charlie was born in Aberdeen, SD on December 10, 1976 to Samuel Allen and Phylomine (Wolfe) Houle. Charlie was a Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribal member and attended school in Flandreau. He lived his...

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  • Obituary picture of Beverly A. Wakeman
    Beverly A. Wakeman

    Born: August 18, 1933Journeyed to the Spirit World: February 25, 2022

    Beverly Ann Wakeman, 88, Flandreau, passed away on Friday, February 25, 2022 at her home.

    Beverly was born on August 18, 1933 in Pipestone, MN to Enos and Mary (Lewis) Redwing. Beverly was baptized and confirmed at the First Presbyterian Church in Flandreau, SD. On May 9, 1950, Beverly...

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  • Obituary picture of Samantha Grace Williams
    Samantha Grace Williams

    Born: June 29, 1991Journeyed to the Spirit World: February 17, 2022

    Samantha Grace Williams, age 30, of Flandreau, South Dakota, journeyed to the Spirit World on Thursday, February 17, 2022, at Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. She was born on June 29, 1991 in Flandreau, South Dakota, To Maureen Gina (Herrick) and David Williams....

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  • Obituary picture of Harold “Buzz” G. Rederth
    Harold “Buzz” G. Rederth

    Born: September 28, 1943Journeyed to the Spirit World: January 2, 2022

    Harold “Buzz” G. Rederth, 78, Flandreau, passed away on Sunday, January 2, 2022 at Sanford USD Medical Center, Sioux Falls. Buzz was born in Pipestone, MN on September 28, 1943 to Arthur and Caroline (Allen) Rederth. Buzz loved spending his days visiting people he loved. Whether he was...

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