WOUNDED KNEE — Wicicila “Babe” Lee Holder “Ayutapi Winyan” (Looking at Her), 16, journeyed to the Spirit World on Saturday, January 20, 2018 in Wounded Knee.
Wicicila was born on April 5, 2001 in Lawton, Okla. to Berdina Holder and Jason Pettigrew.
Wicicila is survived by her parents, Berdina Holder and Jason Pettigrew; siblings, Zackery Holder, Eve Holder, Lauren Pecos, Jason Pettigrew, Jr., and Le’shi’ Holder; grandparents, Stan Holder, Sr., and Leola One Father; and great grandfather, Elmer Bear Eagle.
Wicicila was preceded in death by her great grandparents, James & Berdena Holder and Verdell & Mary (One Feather) Two Sticks; grandparents, James & Gloria Pettigrew; and brother, Justice James Pettigrew.
A two night wake service started on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at the Church of God in Wounded Knee. Funeral services for Wicicila were held on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at the Church of God in Wounded Knee. Traditional Lakota services were held with Mr. Stan Holder, Sr. Burial was at the One Feather Family Cemetery in Wounded Knee.
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.