Christian Matthew Brien

Thursday, July 18, 2019
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Christian Matthew Brien, infant son of Jacinto Brien and Sarah Jumping Eagle, was born and died on July 13, 2019 at the Rapid City Regional Hospital in Rapid City, South Dakota.

He is survived by his parents, of Manderson, South Dakota; siblings, Jacinto David Abraham “Uuxxkaat” Brien and Evianna Jumping Eagle; paternal great-great-great grandmother, Beverly Wilson Charges Strong; maternal great-grandfather, Leon Adams; paternal great-grandparents: Lorrie (Eric) Brien, Karen (Bill) Eastman, Benjamin (Emily) BigMan Jr., Woodrow (Gladyce) Brien, Elizabeth and Shirley Fighter; maternal grandparents, Sarita Jumping Eagle and Thad Richardson; paternal grandparents, Mary Rock BigMan, Ronald Flatmouth, Edward (Alferdine) Brien Sr., Rebecca BigMan, Lance (Yolanda) BigMan Rock, Sarah Hawk, David (Nina) BigMan, Myers (Vera) Brien, and Travis (Tammy) Brien Sr; maternal aunt and uncle, Katherine Hernandez and Matthew Horn Cloud; paternal aunts and uncles, Mae and Robert Little Light, Sarai, Alvahjames, and Ericvon Curlew, Edward (Ferna) Brien Jr., Christian (Candace) Brien, Merri, Naomi, Tamara, WoodyJo (Olivia), Daniel, Bailey and Harper Brien, Adeliea (Kevin) Monroy, and Danielle (Daidrian) Old Elk.

He was preceded in death by his paternal greatgreat-great-grandfathers, Ivan Wilson and Benjamin BigMan Sr.; maternal great-great-great-grandparents, Robert Jumping Eagle Sr., Rebecca Jumping Eagle, Sarah Hallow Horn; maternal great-grandparents, Ronnie Jumping Eagle and Lillian Bear Runners; paternal greatgrandmother Roberta Big-Man; paternal great-grandfather Earl Rock; maternal grandfathers, Acorn Adams and Roy Jumping Eagle; and uncles, Christian Stewart and Berry Good Bird.

Christian’s extended families include the Wilson, Charges Strong, BigMan, Brien, Rock, Fighter, Don’t Mix, and House families.

Our family is large, please accept our apology if we unintentionally forgot anyone.

A wake is scheduled for Friday, July 19 at the Jumping Eagle family ranch in Manderson, South Dakota. Funeral services are on Saturday, July 20, 1 p.m. at the Jumping Eagle family ranch. Interment will follow at the Jumping Eagle Family cemetery in Manderson.

Sioux Funeral Home in Pine Ridge, South Dakota has been entrusted with the arrangements.