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Rosebud Sioux Tribe Veterans Cemetery Stories

Joseph Anthony Cordier

Joseph Anthony Cordier Born January 13, 1966, Joseph Anthony Cordier became the eighth of Richard and Phyllis White Eyes Cordier’s nine children. He was born in Rosebud and raised in St. Francis, where he attended St. Francis Indian School, then Marty Indian School. 1985 was a big year for Joseph. In that year, he graduated from Marty, enlisted in the US Army, and married Paulette Bordeaux. They would eventually have nine children together. During his…

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Rosebud Sioux Tribe Veterans Cemetery Stories

Alexander E. Swalley

Alexander E. Swalley Alexander E. Swalley was born January 21, 1930. He became a Sergeant in the Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict. He passed away at the age of 83 near Valentine, Nebraska on January 28, 2013. He is survived by four sons, a daughter, fourteen grandchildren, and sixteen great-grandchildren. He was buried with full military honors at the Sicangu Akicita Owicahe Tribal Veterans Cemetery. Download the PDF