Victoria (Long Soldier) Davis


October 18, 1934 - June 6, 2023

Victoria (Long Soldier) Davis, 88, was born on October 18, 1934 in Hisle, S.D. to Levi Long Soldier and Molly Marie (Randall) Long Soldier. Victoria passed away surrounded by her family on June 6, 2023 at her home in Hot Springs, S.D.  

Victoria was the 3rd eldest of 8 children. She attended Holy Rosary known as Red Cloud Indian School up to the 11th grade. Victoria married Orville E. Davis on May 25, 1962. Victoria was a homemaker and raised four children, Pamela, Orin, Russell, and Debra who were the most important part of her life. She was the center of the family functions and thought a lot of her grandchildren and great grandchildren.  

Victoria was a devoted wife and mother, she loved to cook, read, bake, and quilt. She collected stuffed bears, coins, antiques, and beadwork. Victoria was a spiritual person and a giving person with a warm heart and made sure people around her were taken care of.  She was a trusted friend and you knew it and felt it the moment you met her.  

Victoria leaves behind her children, Debra Davis, Orin O. Davis, and Russell Red Horn; siblings, Steven Long Soldier and Pauline Long Soldier; and many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, & nephews.  

Victoria was preceded in death by her parents, Levi and Molly Long Soldier; spouse, Orville E. Davis; children, Fred Van Dyken and Pamela Morsette; and siblings, Audrey Dupree, Josephine Ryan, Florence Long Soldier, Robert Long Soldier, and Benjamin Long Soldier.  

Pallbearers will be Michael DeBoer, Lathan Piekkola, Danny Morsette, Phillip Brings Plenty, Sean DeBoer, Terry Moran, Chaz Piekkola, and Orville Morsette.

Honorary pallbearers will be all friends & relatives. 

Fall River County Herald Star

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