Lori Ann Cottier was born on February 20, 1969 in Pine Ridge, SD to Jonathan Red Shirt and Rose Cottier. Lori made her journey to the Spirit World on August 5, 2018 at the Ava’s House in Sioux Falls, SD.
Lori is survived by her mother, Rose Cottier of Pine Ridge, SD; step-father, Clifford Grass, Sr. of Pine Ridge, SD; children, Melissa Pine, Alex Pine, Albert Cottier, and Brandi Warrior all of Pine Ridge, SD, Thomas Wilson of Rapid City, SD, Calmer Cottier of Victorville, CA, and Jerome Warrior of Hazelton, West Virginia; sisters, Beth Pourier-Cottier of Colorado Springs, CO, Jeanine Cottier and Jerrylyn Cottier both of Pine Ridge, SD; brothers, Andrew Cottier of Manderson, SD, Wesley Cottier of Tulsa, OK, Clifford Grass, Jr. and Patrick Grass both of Pine Ridge, SD, and Bishop Cottier of Rapid City, SD; grandchildren, Michael Warrior, Milo Warrior, Logan Warrior, Avoni Lessert, Taydenc Blaze Cottier, Tiyah Cottier, Tason Blaze Warrior, Aaiylah and Patience Merrival, Passion, Danasia, Briar, Diamond, Blossom, and Shine Pine; aunts, Catherine Cottier and Alberta Cottier both of Pine Ridge, SD, and Loretta Courtney of Great Falls, Kentucky; and uncle, Bert Cottier, Jr. of Florence, CO.
Lori was preceded in death by her father, Jonathan Red Shirt; sister, Kelly Rae Cottier; grandparents, Bert, Sr. and Marcella Cottier; and niece, Kierra Lou Leeds.
Wake Services: Two night wake service starting at 4:00 PM, Thursday, August 9, 2018 at the Billy Mills Hall in Pine Ridge, SD with Rosary services held at 7:00 PM, Friday, August 10, 2018 at Billy Mills Hall.
Funeral Services: 10:00 AM, Saturday, August 11, 2018 at the Billy Mills Hall in Pine Ridge, SD.
Officiating: Father Edmund Yainao, S.J.
Traditional Lakota Services : Mr. Mike Little Boy and Mr. Mike Cross
Burial Services: St. Peter’s Catholic Cemetery, Rockyford, SD
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD