Martin Lynn Sierra (Rising Sun) Ese’hohme’ehne passed away on July 23, 2020 at Garretson, South Dakota.
Marty was born on January 27, 1971 in Billings Mt, to Toni Grace (Whitewolf) Sierra and Howard Gourd. Grandparents were Wilbur (Whitewolf) Sierra and Mary (Killsnight) Whitewolf. Great Maternal grandparents: Carrie (Redrobe) Killsnight and Willis Rutherford Killsnight. Great Paternal Grandmother: Carrie Whitewolf American Horse. His mother passed away when he was three years old and was raised by his grandmother Lucy (Killsnight) and Jasper Red Hat.
Marty attended the local schools, and graduated from Central High School in Rapid City, SD. Marty worked at various jobs in Lame Deer, Montana. He worked the longest at the Cheyenne Depot and then at the Lame Deer Trading under Donna Hurff. Marty was a hard worker and always had a job. He loved working on cars and repairing his trailer house, which he called his dream home.
Marty had two relationships, his first relationship he had two sons, William Sierra Graham and Delane Sierra Graham. He often talked about reuniting with them someday. The second relationship he had a daughter named Jubilee, who was the light of his life and was very proud of her. He is survived by his sons and daughter; sister, Lisa Red hat; and a brother, Roger Red Hat; aunts, Rosanne (Wayne) Headswift, Velecia Killsnight; uncles, Anthony (Betty) Killsnight, and Marcian (Connie) Killsnight; very special uncle, Clinton Birdhat; grandmother, Alberta (American Horse) Fisher; grandfather, Newton American Horse; cousins and sisters, Candace Red Hat and LaVondy Sierra.
Marty’s grandparents were Wilbur Whitewolf Sierra and Mary Killsnight Whitewolf; great maternal grandparents, Carrie Red Robe Killsnight and Willis Rutherford Killsnight; great paternal grandmother, Carrie Whitewolf American Horse; his parents, grandparents, great grandparents; uncles, Daniel Whitewolf and Garry Sierra; aunts, Jodie Sierra, Marry Ann (Sierra) Shoulderblade, and cousin/brother, Tulane preceded him in death.
The family appreciates the care that he received while he was at the Palisade Healthcare Center in Garretson.