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Orville Yellow Thunder
In Memory of
Orville Linn
Yellow Thunder
1966 - 2018
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Obituary for Orville Yellow Thunder

Orville Linn Yellow Thunder was born on October 28, 1966 in Pine Ridge, SD to Winfred and Sylvia (Spotted Elk) Yellow Thunder. Orville made his journey to the Spirit World on April 7, 2018 in Hot Springs, SD.

Orville is survived by his mother, Sylvia Yellow Thunder of Hot Springs, SD; brothers, Thomas, Curtis and Patrick Yellow Thunder, all of Hot Springs, SD; sister, Genevieve Chase In Sight of #4 Community, near Oglala, SD; nieces, Carmelita (Darrien) Yellow Thunder-New Holy, Lynette (Eric) Dubois, Alicia Yellow Thunder, Kimberly Yellow Thunder, Tess Chase In Sight, Natasha Ballentine and Riva Red Feather; nephews, Gentry Ribitsch, Chris Yellow Thunder, Jayme Yellow Thunder, Jim Yellow Thunder, Jr. and Joe Yellow Thunder; and grandchildren, Nathan Dubois & Mariah Dubois, Genriel Ribitsch, William Tymes, Jr., Athena Yellow Thunder, Joseph Tymes, Shaylene Yellow Thunder, Kaylynn Two Bulls and Katrina Yellow Thunder.

Orville was preceded in death by his father, Winfred Yellow Thunder, Sr.; spouse, Francisa Raye; brothers, Reuben Yellow Thunder, Sr., Jim Yellow Thunder, Sr. and Winfred Yellow Thunder, Jr.; nephew, Reuben Yellow Thunder, Jr.; aunt and uncle, Gus & Bernice Chase In Sight; and grandmother, Winnie Chase In Sight.

Visitation Services: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM, Friday, April 13, 2018 at St. Anthony’s of Padua Catholic Church in Hot Springs, SD with vigil services starting at 7:00 PM at the church.
Mass of Christian Burial: 10:00 AM, Saturday, April 14, 2018 at the St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Hot Springs, SD
Officiating: Father Janusz Korban
Traditional Lakota Services: Mr. Richard Broken Nose
Burial Services: Highland Cemetery, Hot Springs, SD

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD
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