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Rudolph  Twiss

Rudolph Edward Twiss Jr.

Friday, May 30th, 1997 - Saturday, March 13th, 2021
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Rudolph Edward Twiss, Jr. was born on May 30, 1997 in Rapid City, SD to Rudolph Twiss, Sr. and Sheryl Merrival. Rudolph made his journey to the Spirit World on March 13, 2021 at the Pine Ridge I.H.S. Hospital in Pine Ridge, SD.

Rudy is survived by his mother, Sheryl Merrival; son, Rudolph Edward Scott Twiss III; siblings, Artie Merrival, Stephanie (Bryan Casiano) Twiss; Justine (Billy Beane) Twiss; and Michelle (Kyle Serrano Rivera) Twiss; special friend, Hannah American Horse; grandfather, Joseph “Poker Joe” (Abbie Quiver) Merrival; aunts, Debbie Merrival, Darla Merrival, April Trueblood, Alvira Twiss, and Marilyn Twiss; uncles, Darrin Merrival, Dan Merrival, Robert “Robby Red” Larvie, George Twiss, Artie Twiss, and Tony Oglesby, Sr.; nieces & nephews, AJ, Alyssa, & Malyki Merrival, Alexis, Mia, & Bryan Casiano, Beau, Mary, Karsten, Cameron, & Chevy Davis, Jesse Janis, Jr., Shyanne, Jacob, Starla, & Jaden Jumping Eagle, Kaydence, Kymani, Kyle, Jr., & Kylee Serrano Rivera.

Rudy was preceded in death by his father, Rudolph E. Twiss, Sr.; brother, Warren Merrival; sister, Mandy Janis; grandmother, Patricia Mesteth; niece, Dusti Rose Jumping Eagle; brother-in-law, Danny Jumping Eagle; aunts, Phyliss Lydia and Kathy Clifford, and close friend, Kole T. Janis.

Pallbearers will be Kyle Serrano Rivera, Christian Merrival, Austin Pettibone, Jeremy Two Crow, Pony Pettibone, Steven “Scuba” Bad Milk, Estallio Ghost, and Raven Seminole.

Honorary pallbearers will be Tyger Running Shield, Jake White Face, Rez Deck Dogs, Lakota Skate Warriors, Jonah & Star Pettibone, Carmen American Horse & Family, Coy Clifford, Tyra Janis, Darrell Vitalis, Jr., McKinley Hunter, Starla Jumping Eagle, Jacob Jumping Eagle, Anthony Oglesby, Jr., Shayna Merrival & Family, Dakota Merrival, Joe “Cornbread” Merrival, Joe Scott, Kaelyn Brewer, Kevin Merrival, Elijah Battese, Bubbz Merrival & Family, Misty & Danielle Merrival & Family, Freddy Gayton & Family, Cassandra Moore & Family, Nicole Twiss & Family, Denise Jumping Eagle & Family, Julie White Eyes & Family, and all Friends & Relatives.

Wake Services: Two night wake service starting at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at the Joyner Hall in Pine Ridge, SD.
Funeral Services: 1:00 PM, Friday, March 26, 2021 at the Joyner Hall in Pine Ridge, SD.
Traditional Lakota Services: Mr. Chris Brooks
Burial Services: Merrival Family Cemetery, Pine Ridge, SD

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD
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Service Details

  • First Night Wake Service

    Wednesday, March 24th, 2021 | 2:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, March 24th, 2021 2:00pm
    Location
    Joyner Hall
    Address
    Hwy 18
    PINE RIDGE, SD
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  • Second Night Wake Service

    Thursday, March 25th, 2021 |
    When
    Thursday, March 25th, 2021
    Location
    Joyner Hall
    Address
    Hwy 18
    PINE RIDGE, SD
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Friday, March 26th, 2021 | 1:00pm
    When
    Friday, March 26th, 2021 1:00pm
    Location
    Joyner Hall
    Address
    Hwy 18
    PINE RIDGE, SD
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Location
    Merrival Family Homestead
    Address
    PINE RIDGE, SD

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