YANKTON — Moses Black Tail Deer, 73, made his journey to the Spirit World on Sunday, December 31, 2017 in Yankton.
Moses Black Tail Deer was born on September 11, 1944 in Pine Ridge to Thomas Black Tail Deer and Louise Flying Hawk.
Moses is survived by his siblings, Celine Black Tail Deer, Florence Black Tail Deer, and James Black Tail Deer all of Yankton; nephews, Gordon Looks Twice Sr., Leroy Looks Twice Jr., Richard
Looks Twice, and Alex Looks Twice, Sr. all of Manderson, and Scott Garcia of Flagstaff, Ariz.; and nieces, Louise DeSersa of Manderson, Juanita Begay of Flagstaff, Ariz., Adrianna Black Tail Deer of Arizona, and Claradine Black Tail Deer of Sioux Falls.
Moses was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Black Tail Deer and Louise Flying Hawk; sisters, Alva Looks Twice and Jane Black Tail Deer; and brother, Alex Black Tail Deer.
Pallbearers will be Lance Black Tail Deer, Martin Black Tail Deer, Steve Black Tail Deer, LJ Looks Twice, John Little Moon, Cameron Red Star, and Virgil Janis.
A one night wake service started on Sunday, January 7, 2018 at the Wounded Knee District CAP Office in Manderson. Funeral services were held on Monday, January 8, 2018 at the Wounded Knee District CAP Office in Manderson, with Father Edmund Yainao, S.J. officiating. Traditional Lakota services were held with Ms. Darla Black. Burial service was at the Looks Twice Family Cemetery in Manderson.
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.