2018-01-10 / Spirit World

Alan Lynn Jack Sr. ‘Zuya Wicasa’

RAPID CITY — Alan Lynn Jack Sr. “Zuya Wicasa”, 69, made his journey to the Spirit World on Monday, December 25, 2017 in Rapid City.

Alan Lynn Jack Sr. was born on June 18, 1948 in Pine Ridge to Isadore Jack and Edith (Red Willow) Jack.

Alan entered the United States Army on November 26, 1968 in Sioux Falls and served his country overseas during the Vietnam War from June 26, 1969 to March 8, 1970. During his military service, Alan received the National Defense Service Medal; Combat Infantryman Badge; and the Purple Heart. Alan was honorably discharged from the United States Army on November 11, 1971 after serving 2 years and 13 days.

Alan is survived by his children, Billie Jean Skaggs of Arkansas, Arlo Jack of Arkansas, Beyonka Jack of Pine Ridge, Chance Chief Eagle of Oglala, and Alan Jack, Jr. and Lawrence Jack, both of Parmelee; siblings, Patrick Jack of Wanblee, Martin Jack of Arizona, and Twila Sanchez of Albuquerque, N.M.; 10 grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Alan was preceded in death by his parents, Isadore and Edith Jack; and brothers, Leslie Jack and Seymour Jack.

A one night wake service started on Thursday, January 4, 2018 at the Crazy Horse School Commons Area in Wanblee. Funeral services were held Friday, January 5, 2018 at the Crazy Horse School Commons Area in Wanblee, with Fr. Ron Seminara officiating. Traditional Lakota services were held with Mr. Richard Moves Camp. Burial service was at the St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery in Hisle.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.

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