Orrie Harry Charger, Sr.

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March 28, 1930 — August 31, 2015. Orrie Harry Charger, Sr., 85, of Eagle Butte passed away Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at the IHS Hospital in Eagle Butte. Traditional Lakota services were held Monday, August 31, 2015 at Charger Camp. Orrie Harry Charger, the eldest child of Rufus Charger, Sr. and Marcella Holy Bear Charger, was born at Promise on March 28, 1930. Harry’s mother passed away when he was six, and the children were raised by the tiwahe. He had many loving grandparents, uncles, and aunties to assist in his upbringing. Harry lived with Grandma Annie Holy Bear, who imparted many Lakota stories, tellings and ways, as did Grandma Nellie Charger LeBeau.

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