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May 18, 1953 – Wednesday, December 9, 2010

Service Information
St. Cornelia Episcopal Church in Lower S
Monday, December 13th, 2010
2:00 P.M.

Visitation Information

Alan W. Pendleton Sr., Hehaka Ska “White Elk”, age 57, of The Lower Sioux Community journeyed to the Spirit World on Thursday, December 9, 2010 at Season’s Hospice in Redwood Falls, Minnesota.
He was born on May 18, 1953 in Redwood Falls the son of Wallace Pendleton & Iola Goodthunder. He honorably served his Country in The United States Army.
Alan enjoyed going on long rides, drawing, being out in nature, fishing and shooting pool. He was formerly employed as a security guard and also dealt black jack at the casino for many years. Survived by children: Al Pendleton Jr. & Tara Pendleton both of Lower Sioux Community, Shawn Rainey, Michelle Rainey and Rona Rainey all of The Lower Sioux Community; grandchildren: Jada Farmer-Pendleton of Lower Sioux, Shawn Wabash Jr. of Lower Sioux, Darjion Howard of Red Lake, Tessie Rainey of Redwood Falls, LeRas Rainey of Red Lake, Devon Rainey of Red Lake and Tyler Rainey of St. Croix; a brother: Benjamin Pendleton of Lower Sioux; sisters: Warlene Yellow Cloud of Flandreau, Ann Larsen, Brenda Pendleton and Joyce Pendleton all of Lower Sioux; god children: Lucy Kamolz and Josh Larsen; a host of other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by his parents: Wallace & Iola; a granddaughter: Destiny Pendleton; brothers: Mathew Pendleton & Wallace Pendleton Jr., sisters: Gloria Pendleton and Beatrice Rainey and by a nephew: Jesse Sander.

Funeral services for Alan Pendleton Sr. will be held on Monday, December 13th at 2:00 P.M. at St. Cornelia Episcopal Church in the Lower Sioux Community. Officiating Reverend John Robertson and Pastors Frank & Christine Saunsoci Sr. Interment St. Cornelia Cemetery.

All night wakes will be held on Saturday, December 11th and Sunday, December 12th beginning at 4:00 P.M. at The Bishop Whipple Mission in The Lower Sioux Community.

Honorary Casket Bearers will be Joan Pendleton, Jody Pendleton, Marc Pendleton, Fred Pendleton, Linda Wabasha, Toni Winkelman, Dorothy & Brad Neis,
Winterhawk Old Rock, Sr., Myron Rainey Jr., Ben Neal, Rick Hemple, Dony Dow, Sage Hisday, Don Prescott and Dawn & Earl Pendleton.

Casket Bearers will be Dugan Dow, Doug Pendleton, Sam Rainey, Steven Pendleton, Myron Rainey Sr., Mato Means, Floyd Fischer and Nate Wabasha.

The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted, Minnesota is serving the family. Online condolences may be made to

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