2018-02-07 / Spirit World

Natasha Nae Clifford "Kopica Win Oyate Ohan Un"

GORDON, Neb. — Natasha Nae Clifford “Kopica Win Oyate Ohan Un”, 27, made her journey to the Spirit World on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 in Pine Ridge.

Natasha Nae Clifford was born on September 20, 1990 in Pine Ridge to Alberta Yankton and Dave Clifford, Jr.

Natasha is survived by her mother, Alberta Yankton of Gordon, Neb.; step-father, Charles “Chuck” Garnette, Sr. of Gordon, Neb.; sons, Jonathan Hand and J Thomas Clifford, both of Gordon, Neb.; hunka parents, Angie and Frank Ghost, Donna Little Dog, Leroy Looks Twice, Jr. and Virgil LaDeaux, Jr., all of Manderson; special friend, Jake Hand of Pine Ridge; brothers, Raymond Clifford of Manderson, Jeremiah Clifford of Pine Ridge, Tyler Jo Clifford of Gordon, Neb., Leroy “L.J.” Looks Twice III, Donny Ghost and Duane “Slim” Ghost, all of Manderson and CJ Black Elk, Jr. of Wounded Knee; sisters, Sydney Janis of Batesland,, Stephanie Wince and Tiara Clifford, both of Manderson and Candace Wright of Kyle, SD; grandmothers, Sharon Twiss-Clifford and Joyce Ghost-Little Dog, both of Manderson and Cindy Plenty Arrows of Pine Ridge; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Natasha was preceded in death by her father, Dave C. Clifford, Jr.; daughter, Jorjia Lin Clifford; grandparents, Creighton Yankton, Sr., Dave Clifford, Sr., Robert Little Dog, Sr.,; great-grandparents, Raymond Yankton, Esther White Plume-Yankton, Lula Two Bonnets, Vance Ghost, Leroy Collins Clifford, Kate Black Elk, William “Billy” Twiss, Bessie Rock and Chief Henry Standing Bear; and cousin-brother, Trey Bad Milk.

A two night wake service started on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at the Wounded Knee District School in Manderson. Funeral services were held on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at the Wounded Knee School District School in Manderson, with Ms. Joyce Tibbitts officiating. Burial was at the St. Agnes Catholic Cemetery in Manderson.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.

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