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Eldena  Ice Eldena  Ice
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Eldena  Mae
Ice (Red Eyes)
1953 - 2018
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Obituary for Eldena Ice (Red Eyes)

Eldena   Ice (Red Eyes)
Eldena Mae (Red Eyes) Ice was bron on October 21, 1953 in Pine Ridge, SD to Rueben Red Eyes and Thelma Takes War Bonnet-Red Eyes. Eldena was married to Garry Rowland, Sr. and to this union they had 9 children, Jolene Rowland, Garry Rowland, Jr., Tatanka Rowland, April Rowland, and Anna Rowland all of Wounded Knee, SD, Gaylene Rowland, Gabriel Rowland, & Sherry Rowland all of Rapid City, SD. Eldena later married Gerald Ice and resided in Wounded Knee, SD. She strongly believed in the traditional Lakota ways. Eldena made her journey to the Spirit World on April 10, 2018 at the Rapid City Regional Hospital in Rapid City, SD.

Eldena is survived by her husband, Gerald Ice; sisters, Ruby Weston of Porcupine, SD, Hildreth Red Eyes of Lincoln, NE, Sabrina Red Eyes-Fast Wolf of Allen, SD, and Belinda Red Eyes of Martin, SD; brother, Cecil Red Eyes, Sr. of Belle Fourche, SD, 8 children, 26 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Eldena was preceded in death by her parents, Reuben & Thelma Red Eyes; sisters, Donna Starr, Clarinthia Red Eyes, and Etheline Red Eyes; brother, Myron Red Eyes; and son, Reuben Red Eyes.

Wake Services: One night wake service will began at 1:00 PM, Sunday, April 15, 2018 at the Porcupine School Gymnasium in Porcupine, SD with evening services starting at 7:00 PM.
Funeral Services: 11:00 AM, Monday, April 16, 2018 at the Porcupine School Gymnasium in Porcupine, SD
Officiating: Sr. Catechist Ben Conquering Bear
Traditional Lakota Services: Mr. Dave Swallow, Mr. Chris Brooks, and Mr. Eric Cross
Burial Services: Porcupine Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Porcupine, SD

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD
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