01/14/2019 - George Nelson Porcupine
Funeral services for George Nelson Porcupine, age 79, will be at 1:00 PM on Monday, January 14, 2019 at the Brother Rene Hall in Oglala, SD with Sister Barb Bogenschutz and Father Joe Daoust, S.J., officiating. Traditional Lakota services will be provided by Ivis Long Visitor.
Burial will be at the Makasan Presbyterian Cemetery in Oglala, SD.
A one-night wake service will start at 3:00 PM on Sunday, January 13, 2019 at the Brother Rene Hall in Oglala, SD with evening services starting at 7:00 PM.
George was born on July 30, 1939 in Pine Ridge, SD to Joseph Porcupine and Emma (No Fat) Porcupine. He made his journey to the Spirit World on December 28, 2018 at the White River Nursing Home in White River, SD.
George attended Loneman School and graduated from there. After graduation, he worked to help his family. George had an active lifestyle. He enjoyed playing card games, playing basketball, riding bike, and riding horses. He also enjoyed spending time with his nieces, nephews, and friends. He loved telling jokes and making people laugh. He will be greatly missed by those who knew him.
George is survived by sister Louise (Porcupine) Stands of Minneapolis, MN; brothers Sam and Gilmore Porcupine of Oglala, SD; and numerous nieces, nephews, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
George was preceded in death by father Joseph Porcupine; mother Emma (No Fat) Porcupine; twin brother Aaron; brother Kenneth; and sister Ione Rocky Mountain.
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Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD is in charge of arrangements for George Nelson Porcupine.
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