Derek Marcel Skunk
July 28, 1986 – July 26, 2020
Funeral services for Derek Marcel Skunk, 33, of Lower Brule, SD, were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020,
at the Lower Brule Community Center in Lower Brule, SD.
Wake services were held at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 30, 2020, and Friday, July 31, 2020, at the Lower Brule Community Center in Lower Brule, SD.
Burial was at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery of Lower Brule, SD.
Derek Marcel Skunk (Wanbli Isnala) died July 26, 2020, at Lower Brule, SD, at the age of 33.
Derek Marcel Skunk (Wanbli Isnala) was born July 28, 1986, to Beverly Skunk.
He attended grade school and high school in Lower Brule, SD.
Derek was such a nice, quiet and carefree person.
He enjoyed spending time with his friends and family.
He was blessed to be raised by two wonderful, loving and caring women – his mother and his grandmother, Irene. He loved them both with all his heart.
Grateful for having shared his life are his grandma, Irene Skunk of Lower Brule, SD; a sister, Lydia Sazue and Shane of Lower Brule, SD; brothers, Julius Skunk, Sr. of Lower Brule, SD; Joseph Skunk and Alexis of Detroit,
MI, and Jarvis P. Skunk of Lower Brule, SD; nieces, Josette Pretty Sounding Flute, Taylee Skunk and Josephine Sazue; nephews, Amiel Pretty Sounding Flute, Jr., Julius Skunk, Jr., William Sazue and Wakinyan Sazue; aunts, Lucille Skunk-Marshall and Tim of Lower Brule, SD, Ella Skunk-Drapeau and Woody of Fort Thompson, SD, Josephine Skunk of Lower Brule, SD, and Fedelia Skunk of Lower Brule, SD; uncles, William Johnson of Fort Thompson, SD, and Jarvis K. Skunk of Lower Brule, SD, and numerous cousins and relatives.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Beverly Skunk; grandpa, Joseph P. Skunk; uncles, Cleveland F. Skunk, Joseph W. Skunk and Jolon Skunk and aunts, Susan Skunk and Shannon Skunk.
Hickey Funeral Chapel of Chamberlain, SD, was in charge of arrangements.
The obituary may be seen at www.hickeyfuneralchapel.com.