CherRon Sitting Crow


Funeral services for Cherron Sitting Crow, 26, of Red Scaffold,  were held Thursday, Oct. 10 at 11:00AM, CDT, at the Red Scaffold Gym with Father Dan Juelfs officiating. Music was provided by Daryl Whipple and Iron Bird Drum Group. Burial followed at Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery, Red Scaffold, under the direction of Stout Family Funeral Home of Mobridge. Casketbearers were Jaydee Bear Stops, Taun Bear Stops, Keiko Iron Hawk, Troy Sitting Crow, Herbert Sitting Crow, Justin Sitting Crow, Teno Bear Stops, Kenny One Skunk, Karlyle Brings Plenty, Brady bear Stops, Ty Traversie, Darvis One Skunk, Eric Kills Crow and Gillis Bear Stops. An all-night wake began with services at 7:00PM Wednesday. Cherron entered the spirit world September 30, 2013 near New Underwood. 

CherRon Lynn Sitting Crow, “Waste Win” (Good Woman), was born to Vernell & Gloria Sitting Crow December 28, 1986 in Rapid City, SD. CherRon graduated from Takini High School in 2005 where she was widely known for her excellence in basketball, volleyball and rodeo. In 2002, she was confirmed in Cherry Creek, S.D. with the name Theresa. In the same year, she was on the All Tourney Team at the Dakota Oyate Challenge Tournament. In 2003 and 2004 she was awarded All Tourney at the Lakota Nation Invitational Tournament.

CherRon worked at the Imperial Restaurant and Holiday Express in Rapid City, SD. She also worked at the Marriot Hotel, Pepsi Center and Little Sisters of the Poor while she lived in Denver, CO. She cooked for the Summer Youth Program and the Elderly Nutrition Program in Red Scaffold.

CherRon was a proud parent of two young boys: Isidro Sitting Crow, 6 and William Chasing Hawk, Jr., 18 months.

CherRon was a jingle dress dancer and enjoyed horseback riding, listening to music, cleaning, cruising and hanging out with her peers and children. CherRon had a smile that lit up the room. She was very family oriented and had a special bond with her parents. She did everything to help her family and friends even when she had hard times. CherRon will always be remembered for her strong will, sense of humor, loving heart and outgoing personality.

CherRon is survived by her two Children, Isidro Sitting Crow, Red Scaffold and William Chasing Hawk Jr., Rapid City; Special Niece, Elaina Brings White, Rapid City; Parents, Vernell and Gloria Sitting Crow, Red Scaffold; Sisters, Jennifer Chasing Hawk, Denver, CO, Lena Brings Plenty, Red Scaffold, LaRee Sitting Crow, Rapid City, Sarah Heirshmen Widow, TN, Mary Knife, Eagle Butte, Lyndsey Collins, Red Scaffold,  Sandi & Elizabeth Reindle, Rapid City, Jonni Lynn Brushbreaker, Rapid City and Rochelle LoVato, Albuquerque, NM; Brothers, Herbert Sitting Crow, Vermillion, SD, Troy Sitting Crow, Lantry, Justin Sitting Crow, Red Scaffold, Cory Condon, Salt Lake City, UT,  Clinton Holy, Takini, Dean Dupris, Eagle Butte, Duane Bissonette, Eagle Butte, Thomas Collins, Red Scaffold and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins; Special Grandparents: Romanus Bear Stops, Red Scaffold, Mary Jane Red Horse, Bridger, Philomine Onstad, Sisseton and Pernell Iron Necklace, Pebbles, OH.  Grandparents: Violet Lone Eagle, Eagle Butte, Harvey & Stella Eagle Horse, Eagle Butte, Louise Widow, Red Scaffold, Kay Allison, Rapid City, Edward Widow, Red Scaffold, Katherine Eagle Staff, Eagle Butte, Hal Robinson, Karriville, TX, Delight Halfred, Red Scaffold and Marlene Runs After, Cherry Creek; Special Mothers, Peggy Knife, Eagle Butte, Arliss Briggs, Bridger, Alvina Circle Bear, Eagle Butte and Connie Bear Stops, Red Scaffold.

CherRon was preceded in death by her Grandmothers, Catherine “Molly” Circle Bear and Germaine Sitting Crow; Grandfathers, Theodore Knife, Sr., Pete Bear Stops and Doug Widow, Sr. along with Aunt, Kathleen Garnette and Uncle, Darwin Cook.


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