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Lahoma Red Elk
In Memory of
Lahoma Alice
Red Elk
1986 - 2018
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Obituary for Lahoma Alice Red Elk

Lahoma Alice Red Elk was born on July 5, 1986 in Gordon, NE to Lawrence Cortez, Sr. and Julia Ann (Broken Rope) Ireland. Lahoma made her journey to the Spirit World on July 10, 2018 at the Rapid City Regional Hospital in Rapid City, SD.

Lahoma is survived by her spouse, Jesse Red Elk of Rapid City, SD; children, Creighton Cortez, Michael Red Elk, Pheonix Red Elk, Jesse Red Elk, Jr., Mystik Red Elk, and Tanner High Horse all of Rapid City, SD; mother, Julia (Broken Rope) Ireland of Rapid City, SD; sisters, Alma Nichols and Natalie Cortez both of Rapid City, SD, Amber Cortez of Allen, SD, Melissa Cortez of Sioux Falls, SD, and Monica Cortez of Albuquerque, NM; brothers, Albert Broken Rope of Rapid City, SD, Austin Cortez of Allen, SD, Justin Cortez of Mitchell, SD, and Lawrence Cortez, Jr. of Sioux Falls, SD; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Lahoma was preceded in death by her son, Elton Red Elk; father, Lawrence Cortez; stepfather, Donald Ireland; and brother, Alton Broken Rope-Nichols.

Wake Services: One night wake service starting at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at the Pass Creek CAP Office in Allen, SD with evening services starting at 7:00 PM.
Funeral Services: 2:00 PM, Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at the Pass Creek CAP Office in Allen, SD
Officiating: Father Ed Hunt
Traditional Lakota Services: Mr. Justin Poor Bear
Burial Services: Broken Rope Family Cemetery, No Flesh

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD

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