SIOUX FALLS, SD – Geraldine Fern White Face was born on July 3, 1960 in Pine Ridge, SD to Benjamin White Face, Jr. and Isabelle Fern Leading Horse. Geraldine, 60, made her journey to the Spirit World on April 20, 2021 at her home in Sioux Falls, SD.
Geraldine is survived by her daughters, Michelle Fern White Face of Kearney, NE, Mel Kenney of Amherst, NE, and Mona White Face of Cheyenne, WY; son, Leslie White Face of Cheyenne, WY; sister, Theresa Borjon-Marquez of Sioux Falls, SD; and grandchildren, Audrey, Krystina, David, Dereck, Vicente, Armando, Adrianna, & Juan.
Geraldine was preceded in death by her parents, Isabelle Fern Leading Horse and Benjamin Antonio White Face, Jr.; brother, Rodney White Face, Sr.; sister, Verma Doris; paternal grandparents, Lucille White Face and Ben White Face, Sr.; and maternal grandparents, Lewis Leading Horse and Maggie (Good Voice Flute) Leading Horse.
Honorary pallbearers were Eli Borjon-Marquez, Caleb Borjon-Marquez, Jacob Borjon-Marquez, Janessa Borgon-Marquez, Andre Borjon-Marquez, Edward Red Lightning III, Sofie Red Lightning, Owin Owings, and All Friends & Relatives.
Graveside Services were held on Monday, April 26, 2021 at the St. Julia’s Episcopal Cemetery in Porcupine, SD with Traditional Lakota Services by Mr. Dave Swallow. Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD.
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