Arlen Iron Wing

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September 26,1974 – July 7, 2014.

Funeral services for Arlen Iron Wing, 39, of White Horse were held Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at Emmanuel Episcopal Church in White Horse. Burial followed at Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis. Arlen entered the spirit world July 7, 2014 at the Eagle Butte IHS Hospital. Arlen Charles Iron Wing was born September 26, 1974 in Eagle Butte to Robert and Arlene (Jewett) Iron Wing. He graduated from the Box Elder Job Corps and in 2000 joined the Army. At that time he was married to Deborah Rousseau. To this union three children were born— Jason, Lyric and Abigail. In 2008, Arlen married Ashley Miller Iron Wing. Over the years Arlen had numerous jobs working for the Tribe, as a dorm monitor, GED tutor and coach. Arlen enjoyed fishing and joking and laughing while playing cards with his friends. Arlen spent the rest of his days mainly at home. He loved talking about basketball and his time in the Army as well as spending time with his family and friends. Arlen is survived by his wife, Ashley (Miller) Iron Wing; son Jason Iron Wing; daughters Lyric and Abigail Iron Wing; sister Robbie McLaughlin; and brother Franklin Jewett. Arlen was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Arlene (Jewett) Iron Wing, and two sisters, Valerie and Lucy Iron Wing, as well as numerous nephews and nieces.
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