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Jennifer Laurice  "Tasina Luta Wi"
Red Shirt

August 24, 1971 – December 5, 2018

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Obituary for Jennifer Laurice "Tasina Luta Wi" Red Shirt

Jennifer L. Red Shirt was born on August 24, 1971 in Pine Ridge, SD to Laurence Vine Red Shirt and Roberta Joyce Whiting. Jennifer made her journey to the Spirit World on December 5, 2018 at the Rapid City Regional Hospital in Rapid City, SD.

Jennifer is survived by her children, Keisha (Joey) Carbajal of Gordon, NE, Lauren Pourier of Sioux Falls, SD, and Elaina Pourier of Rapid City, SD; mother, Roberta Whiting of Porcupine, SD; her mother whom raised her, Ellen McCoy Red Shirt of Greensboro, NC; sisters, Catherine Keeton and Breann Whiting both of Rapid City, SD, and Janet Whiting of Rockyford, SD; brothers, Osceola Red Shirt of Tahlequah, OK, Wanbli Red Shirt of Pine Ridge, SD, and Jason jack of Sharps Corner, SD; grandchildren, Ciara Carbajal, Joey Carbajal III, Alicia Hess, Harmony Good Voice Elk, Leila Carbajal, Jonathon Carbajal, Jr., and Lillian Carbajal; and cousins, Sean Red Shirt of Connecticut, Brandon Red Shirt of Minneapolis, MN, Vanessa Little Bull, Darlene Hawk Wing, Andrea Hawk Wing, and Joey Apodaco all of Rapid City, SD, Mick Hawk Wing of Sioux Falls, SD, Viola Apodaca of Colorado, Virgil Hawk Wing II of Wounded Knee, SD, and Robin Red Shirt of Albuquerque, NM.

Jennifer was preceded in death by her father, Laurence Vine Red Shirt; grandparents, Winnie White Face-Red Shirt and Seth Red Shirt; sisters, Lorelei Red Shirt and Beth Red Shirt; and brother Laurence Red Shirt, Jr.

Wake Services: One night wake service starting at 4:00 PM, Sunday, December 9, 2018 at the Father Pauly Hall in Porcupine, SD with evening services starting at 7:00 PM.
Officiating: Pastor Alex Bad Bear
Traditional Lakota Services: Mr. Francis “Chubbs” Thunder Hawk
Burial Services: Cremation to follow services

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD

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First Night Wake Service

When Sunday, December 9th, 2018 4:00pm
Location
Father Pauly Hall
Address
500 Lourdes Lane
Porcupine, SD 57772
Additional Information Evening services will be held at 7:00 PM

Interment Information

Interment Extra Info
Cremation to follow services
Book of Memories

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