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05/16/2019 - Wendell James Janis Jr.

Funeral services for Wendell James Janis Jr., age 56, will be at 1:00 PM on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at the Church of God in Wounded Knee, SD with Reverend Harold Eagle Bull officiating.

Burial will be at the Messiah Episcopal Cemetery in Wounded Knee, SD.

A one-night wake service will begin at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at the Church of God in Wounded Knee, SD with evening services starting at 7:00 PM.

Wendell Jr. was born on January 6, 1963 in Wounded Knee, SD to Wendell Janis Sr. and Elfreda Wounded Horse. He made his journey to the Spirit World on April 28, 2019 in Denver, CO.

Wendell Jr. is survived by mother Elfreda Wounded Horse of Wounded Knee, SD; sisters Bernadine Littleton and Jennifer (Dale Bear Saves Life) Chase Alone of Wounded Knee, SD; brothers Jonathan Wounded Horse of Wounded Knee, SD and Rowayne (Velvedene) Wounded Horse of Pine Ridge, SD; aunt Christine Wounded Horse of Wounded Knee, SD; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Wendell Jr. was preceded in death by father Wendell Janis Sr.; brother Berdell Shott Sr.; grandparents Howard and Hazel Wounded Horse; and five nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Alton Black Tail Deer Sr., Leo Takes War Bonnett III, Waylon Black Crow Jr., Beau Black Crow, Darren Hollow Horn Sr. and Eric Hollow Horn Sr.

Honorary Pallbearers will be the O.C.H.S class of 1981 and all Friends and Relatives.

Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD is in charge of arrangements for Wendell James Janis Jr.

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