WOUNDED KNEE – Garry Anthony Rowland, 67, made his journey to the Spirit World on Monday, September 3, 2018 at the Fort Meade VA Hospital in Sturgis.
Garry Anthony Rowland was born on October 13, 1951 in Pine Ridge to Clarence Rowland and Cleon Ice.
Garry is survived by his mother, Cleon Ice of Wounded Knee; children, Jolene Rowland of Wounded Knee, Gaylene Rowland of Rapid City, Gabriel Rowland of Yankton, Sherry Rowland of Rapid City, Garry Rowland, Jr., Tatanka Rowland, April Rowland, and Anna Rowland all of Wounded Knee, and Danielle Greenwald of Pine Ridge; sisters, Victoria Left Hand and Dorothy Sun Bear both of Wounded Knee; brother, David Rowland of Mitchell; 27 grandchildren; and 5 great grandchildren.
Garry was preceded in death by his father, Clarence Rowland; son, Reuben Rowland; sister, Anita Rowland; brother, Patrick Rowland; and grandson, Brandon Lee Rowland.
A two night wake service started on September 8, 2018 at the Youth Center in Wounded Knee. Funeral services were held on Monday, September 10, 2018 at the Rowland Residence in Wounded Knee. Traditional Lakota services were held with MR. David Swallow. Burial was at the Rowland Family Homestead in Wounded Knee.
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.