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June 29, 1953 – Thursday, March 25, 2011

Service Information
Little Earth of United Tribes
Wednesday, March 30, 2011
11:00 A.M.

Visitation Information

Darryll Sampson BringsThem was born on June 29th 1953 in Fort Yates,N.D. He was the second child of eight born to Sampson & Elizabeth(BearGhost) BringsThem.

He attended school in Fort Yates,N.D. and finished high school years at Santa Fe University of Arts & Design.

Darryll was a very active individual who loved playing and watching basketball and enjoyed the company of his family and friends. His humor was infectious,making for memorable moments to whomever was in his presence.Walking everywhere and socializing with everyone,he made lots of friends who came to know him as ”Dad” because of his constant love and appreciation for his children and grandchildren.

Darryll is survived by his children: two daughters Kristin (Vincent) Dionne of Mpls, Mn, and Angela Hanks of New Hope,MN,; three step-daughters: Rena (Louie) Hanks of Bemidji,Mn., Shannon(Aaron) and Melanie Hanks, three sons: Sheyenne Hanks, Greg Escobedo and Christian BringsThem all of Minneapolis,Mn.;five brothers: Richard, Allan, Alfred, Ronnie and Robby BringsThem, two sisters: Doris BringsThem and Collette BringsThem;,numerous grandchildren,nieces and nephews.

Darryll was preceded in death by his parents and an infant daughter Kelly.

Funeral Services for Darryll Brings Them will be held on Wednesday, March 30th at 11:00 A.M. at The Little Earth of United Tribes, 2501 Cedar Avenue S., Minneapolis, MN. Ihanktonwan Dakota (Traditional Prayer) by Brian Heart.

All night wake will be held on Tuesday, March 29th beginning at 5:00 P.M. at Little Earth of United Tribes.

Pallbearers Jeff Hanks,Stash Hanks,Spencer Hanks,Richard BringsThem, Fred Clark and Frank Wade.

Active Honorary Pallbearers Bruce Jackson Gary Jackson, Emerson Hairychin Sr, Dan Bruce, Myron Rainey, Bryan Tibbetts and Rodney Icemen.

Honorary Pallbearers Patricia Hanks Dale Hanks,Barbara Hanks,Darlene Hanks,Donna Hanks,Robert Vilas,Gloria Grandbois,Harriet Hanks,Jim Grandbois and all members of the Jackson Family.

Drum Group “Little Earth Singers”.

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

1 Guestbook Entry

  1. Angela Sue Hanks

    Hey Pops, it has been a WONDERFUL blessing to be your babygirl!! Nobody is perfect, but to me you were the BEST dad ever! I wouldn’t trade you in for nobody else! Thank you for being such a great grandpa to my 2 children. We ALL love & miss you pops!!


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