Our beloved mother, grandmother, aunt, sister and friend, Anita He Does it went home to be with the Lord on October 31st, 2017. Anita was born on May 6, 1964 in Oakland, California to Robert “Clinton” He Does It Sr. and Rosalie Ann Greybull. Anita was helped raised by her grandparents, Joe and Laura He Does It Sr. whom she loved dearly and was cherished by them. Anita was a descendent of Chief Greybull and belonged to the Greasy Mouth Clan and was a child of the Whistling Water.
Anita grew up in the No Water area where she rode horses with her friends and swam in the local watering holes. Our mother had fond childhood memories of playing card games, board games, riding her horse Blackie and riding motorcycles with her sister Jodie Lynne in the St. Xavier area. Anita was a member of Our Lady of Loretto Catholic Church and Lodge Grass Creek Church which was pastored by Sammy and Priscilla Flat Mouth. Anita attended Pretty Eagle Catholic School where she excelled in basketball and graduated the 8th grade. After graduating from PECS, she continued her education at Flandreau Indian School.
Anita returned to Lodge Grass from Flandreau and later moved to Hardin where she worked numerous housekeeping, cook and dishwashing jobs. Anita had a way of surviving any situation that was thrown her way. In 2010, Anita received her GED which she was very proud of. She had numerous friends and got along with anybody due to her easy-going personality and kind heart. She loved her daughters and grandkids dearly as she always spoke highly of them. Anita loved her music and often entertained her family and friends. She was a person that never judged a soul and was always going out of her way to help others and always found a way even though she had nothing. She was one to quickly take off the jacket off her own back and give it to others. Anyone who knew her, knew her laughter, humor and positive character. She will be missed by many; especially her crew.
Anita was proceeded in death by her parents, grandparents, Peter and Mary Greybull, Joe and Laura He Does It Sr. and William Backbone Sr., sister Brenda Half, brother George Not Afraid, Aunts, Brenda He Does It, Etheleen Dreamer, Priscilla Flat Mouth, Bethann Medicine Horse, Verlie Half and Frances Alden, Uncle, Little Joe He Does It, Nephew and nieces Taylor, Chezrae and Shi He Does It, Grandsons, Silas Little Light and Trevor Bear Claw.
Survivors include her daughters Jolyn Pretty Man and LaShon Backbone, her special niece whom she took as her own, Roselyn Red Horse; grandchildren Joseph Little Light, Taylee Pretty Man, Makiah Stewart and Kaylor Ramone Backbone; sisters Laura (Mike) Bear Claw, Jolena He Does It, Debbie (Harold) Backbone, Barbara (Darrel) Bright Wings, Cornelia (Bert) Plainbull, Jolene Medicine Horse, Freida Bird Hat, Joy (Mike) Yellowmule; brothers Robert “Sarge” (Jennifer) He Does It, Todd Denny and Wesley (Gerald Black) Jefferson; aunts Wilma (Gary) Stewart, Helen Old Coyote, Elma Greybull, Beverly (Dennis) Huber, Myra Gros Ventre and Mary Mullenberg; uncles Peter (Marella) Greybull and Billy (Pamela) Backbone; Nieces Aubrianna Bear Claw, Francesca “Hope,” Keaunna, Maggie, Jaylin He Does It, Jonilynn Half and Bradie Pretty Weasel; nephews Nehemiah (Acascia), Daniel, Joseph (Charissa) and Nathaniel He Does It, Conner Pretty Weasel; grandmothers Carol White Clay and Anita Morin; numerous grandchildren; as well as her extended family including the Backbone, Hill, He Does It, Tobacco, Walks, Moccasin, Hugs, Bloodman, White Clay, Cummins, Bad Bear, Other Medicine, Left Hand, Not Afraid and Bear Below families. Our family is very large; if we missed you, please except our apology.
Rosary will be recited 4:00 pm Friday in the Bullis Funeral Chapel. Funeral mass will be celebrated 10:00 am Saturday in the Lodge Grass Our Lady of Loretto Catholic Church. Interment will follow in the Lodge Grass Cemetery. Bullis Mortuary has been entrusted with the arrangements.