RAPID CITY – Tanya Dawn Standing Soldier “Winyan Waste Win”, 42, made her journey to the Spirit World on Friday, March 31, 2017, in Rapid City.
Tanya was born on May 4, 1974 in Pine Ridge to Duane Hollow Horn Bear and Wanda (Pumpkin Seed) Silva.
Tanya is survived by her husband, Donald Standing Soldier of Pine Ridge; father, Duane Hollow Horn Bear of Rosebud; children, Edward (Jordan) Red Feather of Rapid City, Walter Morin III of Ft. Thompson, Keith Morin of Grand Forks, N.D., James Morin, Angel Hanson, Denise Hanson, Dominick Standing Soldier and Dalton Standing Soldier, all of Pine Ridge; brothers, Alden Pumpkin Seed of Pine Ridge,Allan Gilbert, Sr. of Sioux Falls and Clifford Gilbert of Rapid City; sister, Michelle Curley of Pine Ridge; aunt Linda Pumpkin Seed of Pine Ridge; and cousin, Ronald Pumpkin Seed of Pine Ridge.
Tanya was preceded in death by her biological mother, Wanda (Pumpkin Seed) Silva; adopted mother, Doris Pumpkin Seed; sisters, Colleen Black Elk, Nevalyn Gilbert and Sharon Janis; cousin, Francis Pumpkin Seed; and grandparents, Ira and Eva (Red Ear Horse) Elk Boy.
A one night wake service was held April 10 at the Billy Mills Hall in Pine Ridge.Funeral Services were held April 11 at the Billy Mills Hall in Pine Ridge with Mr. Charles McGaa officiating. Burial Services were held at St. John’s Episcopal Cemetery in Oglala.
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge