09/11/2019 - Verdal Ray Good Crow
Funeral services for Verdal Ray Good Crow “Sungmanitu Lowan Mani,” age 74, will be at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at the Parish Hall in Porcupine, SD with Bill White officiating. Traditional Lakota services will be provided by Richard Broken Nose.
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Burial services will be at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at the Lakota Freedom Veteran’s Cemetery in Kyle, SD.
A one-night wake service will begin at 3:00 PM on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at the Parish Hall in Porcupine, SD with rosary services starting at 7:00 PM.
Verdal was a veteran in the U.S. Navy.
Verdal was born on September 16, 1944 in Porcupine, SD to Charles Good Crow and Ella Agnes (Bush) Good Crow. He made his journey to the Spirit World on September 2, 2019 at his home in Sacramento, CA.
Verdal is survived by significant other of 27 years Brenda Brown; sister Lucille Good Crow; brother Philip Good Crow; and numerous nieces, nephews, and takojas.
Verdal was preceded in death by father Charles Good Crow; mother Ella A. (Bush) Good Crow; brothers Aloysius Good Crow, Larry Good Crow, Patrick Good Crow, and Lyle Good Crow; sister Lavonne Good Crow; paternal grandparents Abraham Good Crow and Frances White Lance-Good Crow; and maternal grandparents William “Bill” Bush and Grace Yankton-Bush.
Pallbearers will be Ronald Bush Sr., Jim Berg, Kenneth Lone Elk, Richard Broken Nose, Anthony Bush, Donald Standing Elk, Jonas Wounded Foot, and Jerry Mousseaux.
Alternate Pallbearers will be Skyler Iron Cloud, Stanley Flying Hawk Jr., Terry Bull Bear, Benny Bull Bear, Troy Bull Bear, Seneca Valandra, Sequioa Good Crow, Charles Eagle Bull, Karl Eagle Bull, and Jaylen Garnette.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Donna Eagle Bull & family, Beverly Tuttle & family, Sharon Cuny-Martin & family, Ted Cuny & family, Gerald Bush & family, Clara Bush & family, Theresa Bush & family, Linda Bull Bear & family, Cornell Good Crow & family, John Steele & family, Joe Standing Elk & family, Francine High Hawk & family, Alvin Swift & family, Alva Good Crow & family, Richard Two Dogs & family, Annie & Ernie Armstrong & family, Robert “Bob” Lone Elk & family, Alberta Iron Cloud-Miller & family, Virgil & Crystal Bush & family, Red Eagle Family, and all Friends & Relatives.
Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD is in charge of arrangements for Verdal Ray Good Crow “Sungmanitu Lowan Mani.”
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