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Gerald William King November 20, 1984 - December 02, 2021


Last updated 12/6/2021 at 8:03pm

Funeral Service for Gerald WM King "Wamdbi Hupahu Ska Hoksina" White Eagle Wing Boy, 37, of Rosholt, SD will be held on Monday December 06, 2021 at 1:00 P.M. with meal starting 11:30 at the Lake Traverse District Center, Browns Valley, SD with Fr. Charles Chan, Jaime White Thunder and the St. John's Episcopal Lay Readers officiating. Drum Group will be Long Elk. Pallbearers will be CJ King, Caleb Eastman, Elias Ortley, Brandon Harwood, Joshua Shepherd, Matt Gill, Luke Hanson and Brayden Eastman. Honorary Pallbearers are Sylvia King, Wylie King, Winston Eastman, Erik Ortley, Brandon Driver, Dan Olson, Scooby, Christina Horne, Mike Selvage Sr., Jesse Estes, Keith Haggerty, Brenda Reed, Karen Nelson, Brenda Dahl, and all Dakota Magic Staff. Interment will be at the St. John's Episcopal Cemetery, Browns Valley at a later date. Wake Services will be held on Saturday, December 4, 2021 from 7:30 – 9:30 P.M. and an all night wake on Sunday, December 5, 2021 starting at 7:00 P.M. at the Lake Traverse District Center. Cahill Funeral Chapel, Sisseton, SD is in charge of arrangements.

Gerald "Wambdi Hupahu Ska Hoksina" White Eagle Wing Boy was born on November 20, 1984 in Watertown, SD to Wilma King and raised by his mother Peggy King. Gerald attend school in Browns Valley and graduated from Sisseton High School. He attended college at North Dakota State College of Science were he studied electrical, plumbing, carpentry and automotive. He attended culinary arts school and found his love for food and cooking. Gerald got his first car from one of teachers at Sisseton High School, Mr. Frederik. He told him you get it running you can have it. Gerald enjoyed cooking, fishing, camping, he had a hobby of collecting swords. He enjoyed being with family, visiting, laughing and playing cards. Gerald loved doing things for other people and making them happy. Gerald journeyed to the spirit world on December 02, 2021 in Fergus Falls, MN.

Gerald is survived by his son, Aurthus William King. His mothers Peggy King and Wilma King; brother, Michael White; many cousins and numerous nieces and nephews.

Gerald was preceded in death by his grandparents Faye and William; uncles Willard King, Gerald M. King, Darrell DeMarrias, Sampson DeMarrias, Dennis Brant and Cedric King Sr.; aunts, Ernestine Huff and Martha King.


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