Hopkins, Jaeden Hopkins of Lake Andes; Chloe Gary of Tyndall; Gracie Perez of San Juan Pueblo, NM; Kayden, Kaymari and Braylyn Drapeau of Wagner; grandsons: Terrell Hopkins Sr., Jamisen Hopkins both of Lake Andes; Aneken Hopkins of Wagner; Tyler and Jordan Rivas both of San Juan Pueblo, NM; Alexander Eli Siers of Wagner; nieces and nephews: Dawn M. Drapeau of San Juan Pueblo, NM; Bethany R. Drapeau-Siers of Wagner: Lenore Gary, Glen Gary Jr., Jewel Gary, John and Joe Gary, all of Sioux Falls; Paul Gary of Springfield; Bryce Antelope of Hanska, MN; Journey Kirchhevel of Sioux Falls; Grant Hakeneis of Adrian, MN; Jeffrey Zoss of Sioux Falls; Jessica Wright of Armour; great-grandchildren: Terrell Hopkins Jr., Jionne Hopkins, Stryker Weddell and Anavey Bruguier all of Lake Andes.
Barb is preceded in death by, and waiting her arrival, are sister Wanda Gary; mother Annie Antelope-Drapeau; father Raymond H. Drapeau and granddaughter Amiah Houseman.
Barbara Ann Drapeau, 68, of Lake Andes died Thursday, October 3, 2019 at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, NE. Memorial services were Wednesday, October 9 at the Armory. Peters Funeral Home in Wagner was in charge of arrangements.
Barbara Ann Drapeau, A.K.A. Barbie Ann, was born on August 23, 1951 to Annie Antelope-Drapeau and Raymond H. Drapeau. She passed away on October 3, 2019 at Clarkston Tower Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska.
Barb worked for the Yankton Sioux Tribe and then later with the Indian Health Service-Wagner Unit for about 27 years. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Barb was well-loved by many and will be greatly missed.
A variety of things Barb loved to do were listening to her favorite country singers. Barbara loved to come home after a long day of work and watch her favorite television shows. She loved her thriller and mysterious movies! What she loved the most was spending time with the people she loved, always laughing and making memories. The most memorable thing about Barb is the way she always lit up every room she walked into and left everyone with a warm feeling in their heart. As time goes on, we will miss her dearly and we will never forget the love that she brought into our lives.
Barb is survived by her daughter Emberlyn Hopkins; son Farrand Hopkins, both of Lake Andes; sister Candace Antelope of Adrian, MN; brothers: Darrell Drapeau of Ravinia and Glen Gary of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe; granddaughters: Annalyssa Houseman, Arionna