Valerie Gertrude GreyEagle, “Tahca Ska Win” (White Deer Woman) age 33 of the Lower Sioux Community entered the Spirit World on Sunday, August 14, 2016 at her home. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 18 at the Lower Sioux Church Hall. Visitation is from 4:00 p.m. Wednesday until the time of service on Thursday. Burial is in St. Cornelia’s Episcopal Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent at www.stephensfuneralservice.com. Stephens Funeral Service – Redwood Valley Funeral Home in Redwood Falls is assisting the family with arrangements.
Valerie Gertrude GreyEagle was born November 19, 1982 in Redwood Falls, Minnesota to Dan GreyEagle and Wanda Blue. She was baptized at St. Cornelia’s Episcopal Church. Valerie attended school in Morton and later completed her schooling. She married Martin Mayotte in 2003. Valerie was Senior Girls Princess when she was 18 years old. She was a fancy dancer and enjoyed sewing and making fry bread. She practiced her traditional Dakota ways. Valerie was a good hearted, soft spoken soul who was a friend to all. She was a full-time mom and raised her three children. Valerie loved to visit with her relatives and friends.
Valerie is survived by her father Dan GreyEagle of the Lower Sioux Community; mother Wanda Blue of Phoenix, AZ; children Tru, Mya, and Leah of the Lower Sioux Community; grandfather Dennis Blue of the Lower Sioux Community; sisters Danielle, DeeDee, and Lydia GreyEagle; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, other relatives, and friends. She is preceded in death by her sister Debbie Schoen, grandparents Tom and Iola Columbus and Sylvia Blue, and many other relatives.