Obituary of Duane Whipple, Jr.
Duane Wipple, Jr. of Santee, NE passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, August 4, 2020 in Santee, NE. Funeral services will be 2:00 PM, Saturday, August 8, 2020 at the Oyate Oyanke Community Center, Santee, NE with Rev. Pat Whitehorse-Carda officiating. Burial will be in the Santee Episcopal Cemetery, Santee, NE. Visitations will begin at 6:00 PM, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at the Oyate Oyanke Community Center, Santee, NE and continue until service time on Saturday. There will be a Scripture service each evening at 7:00 PM at the Community Center. The Opsahl-Kostel Funeral Home & Onsite Crematory, Yankton, SD is assisting with the service details. Online condolences may be sent at: www.opsahl-kostelfuneralhome.
Duane (Porky) Whipple Jr. was born November 19, 1968 to Duane Sr. and Bernadine Whipple Moran. Duane lived most of his life in Santee Nebraska. In his younger years he loved to play basketball and softball with his brothers Don Whipple, Robert Whipple and Sam Whipple and his cousin/brother Steve. He graduated from Santee in 1987. He was our music man and was into heavy metal. Morley Cru, Cinderella and Poison was heard free from his room daily. Duane had 3 children: Dominique, Kia and Sabastion. He loved them very much and talked about them often. Duane was the life of the party. He was the joker and would have everyone laughing with his jokes and humor. He always had a smile no matter the situation. Duane became an avid pool shooter in life just like his dad. He also was the tribal historian and museum curator. Duane will be missed by all of his family.
Duane leaves behind his son Sabastion and Daughter Kia. His brothers Donnie and Robert Whipple. His sisters Patricia Beccera Whipple, Candice Anderson and Angela Anderson. His cousin/sister Stacy Jo Johnson and his cousin/brothers Steve and Joseph Moose.
Duane was preceded in death by his father, son Dominique, grandmother Bernice, grandfather Tommy, brother Alvin, sister Suzette, and uncle Robert.
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Mike Flammond is on his journey to be with his ancestors on 7-22-2020.
If you are able to pay respects to Michael Flammond Sr. and support Roxanne & family, we will be having a 24 hr wake tomorrow starting at noon. Prayer at 1:00 pm and feed the people after.
Funeral for Jim Anderson \ Red Sky
Jim passed into the spirit world on June 27, 2019.
We had a celebration of life gathering for Jim in August but the traditional Dakota Ceremony will be:
Wednesday Sept 11th at 11:00 am
St Peter’s Church 1405 Sibley Memorial Hwy Mendota, MN 55120.
The meal is pot luck as this is the traditional Native way.
Any volunteer help from friends is very appreciated.
Our family’s (MMDC) Wacipi / Pow Wow is Sept 13 -15, 2019 at St Peters Church two days after his funeral.
Red Sky loved our Wacipi & he will be with us dancing ~ we hope you can be with us too ❤
James Kermit Anderson “Red Sky” was born May 7, 1959. He passed into the spirit world June 27, 2019.
Claudia, ask me to post this. James Kermit Anderson “Red Sky” was born May 7, 1959. He is preceded in death by parents Russell and Lillian Rose Anderson, and brother Craig. Survived by loving wife Claudia and daughter Ameyalli Anderson. Also survived by former wife Juliane and sons James, Jr and Joseph Anderson. Sisters Patricia Baldwin, Catherine knutson, brother Rick Anderson, Brother Gregory Allen Sumpter, Cousin Victoria Scott, many nieces and nephews. Auntie Linda Brown and Sharon Lennartson. He was tribal chairman and historian for the Mendota Mdewakanton Dakota Tribal Community and defended the sacred sites of the Dakota nation. Retired Pipefitter 37 years. He spent the last five years of his life in the Yucatan, Mexico. The Creator called him home June 27, 2019. Family and friends remember him with love and appreciation. Service Sept 11th at St Peters Church at 11:00am.
1405 Sibley Memorial Hwy in Mendota 55150. St Peters is the oldest church in MN.
Please bring a dish to pass.
Hope to see you love Claudia and Ameyalli, and his family.