Cheyenne Marie Rushman-Torres, age 36, of San Antonio, Texas and formally of Cass Lake, MN began her journey to the spirit world on Saturday, August 21st, 2021, from the Mission Trail Baptist Hospital in San Antonio, TX. She was born on Saturday, January 12th, 1985, the daughter of Debra Rushman and Arno “Arnie” Dick.
Growing up, Cheyenne was raised most of her life by her uncle Henry “Sonny” Rushman. She attended school at the Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig School and loved to play basketball and dance. After school, she worked as a Security Guard at the Northern Lights Casino and at Evergreen in Cass Lake during bough season.
Cheyenne loved all her kids, family and friends down to the bottom of her soul. She was spiritually gifted to help people and very optimistic; she always tried to make good of a bad situation and would give the shirt off her back to anyone in need. Cheyenne loved to eat at any Chinese and Mexican restaurants. She was always smiling with her smile that lit up any room and would made jokes just to make someone laugh. Cheyenne’s laugh could be heard long before she could be seen.
Family that welcomes Cheyenne to the spirit world are her son; Xavier White, her mother; Debra Rushman, and many other relatives that made the journey before her.
Those left behind to forever cherish her memory are her husband; Bobby Torres, her children; Dante, Devaughn, Roman and Mileena, father; Arnie Dick, brothers; Craig (Cassandra) Cloud, Cody Rushman, Sonny Rushman, Eugene Howard, Jr., Aaron Dick and Dana Dick, sisters; Jazmine Howard, Lillian Rushman, Barbara Dick and Jenny Dick, numerous nieces, nephews, aunties, uncles, cousins and friends.
An overnight wake for Cheyenne will begin at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, August 30th and continue until her 9:00 a.m. traditional service on Tuesday, August 31st all being held at the Inger Community Center in Inger, MN. Waa-maajaa’iwed will be Steve Jackson. Helping to lay Cheyenne to rest will be Jerome Wakonabo, Zhacharya Kingbird, Valarian Kingbird, Anthony Bellanger, Robert Meyers and Kenneth Lyons III. Her honorary pallbearers are all her family and friends. Cheyenne will be laid to rest next to her son and mother in the Inger Cemetery at Inger, MN.
Cheyenne’s care has been entrusted to Northern Peace Funeral Home of Walker, MN. Online condolences for the family may be left at www.northernpeace.com
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