OGLALA –– Leonard Anthony Little Finger, 77, began his journey to the Spirit World on Saturday, April 8, 2017. Leonard passed away peacefully at his home in Oglala, South Dakota, surrounded by family.
Leonard was born on October 6, 1939. He was born to Wallace and Pearl (Horn Cloud) Little Finger at IHS Hospital in Pine Ridge.
Leonard is survived by his wife, Teri Little Finger of Oglala; two sisters, Judi Cornelius of Albuquerque, N.M., and Rosemary Dillingham of Wounded Knee; two sons, John Little Finger and Tyler (Stevie) Little Finger of Oglala; two daughters, Jessie (Martin) Jones of Globe, AZ and Tobie Ann Little Finger of Oglala; three grandsons, Leeland Ten Fingers, Tyler Mackenzie Little Finger, and Michael Little Finger all of Oglala; granddaughters, Jaeza Montaocean of Oklahoma City, OK and Pearly Janis of Globe, AZ; Leonard is also survived by numerous beloved relatives.
Leonard is preceded in death by his parents, Wallace and Pearl (Horn cloud) Little Finger; daughter, Lana Ten Fingers; and numerous beloved relatives.
One night wake service will begin at 2 p.m. Friday, April 14, at the Brother Rene Hall in Oglala, with Rosary services starting at 7 p.m. at the Hall. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 15, at the Brother Rene Hall, with Sister Barb officiating. Traditional Lakota services will be with Mr. Richard Broken Nose. Burial services will be at Our Lady of the Sioux Catholic Cemetery in Oglala.
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.