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Henry William Rushman

February 20, 1959 ~ December 8, 2023 (age 64) 64 Years Old

Henry Rushman Obituary

Henry William Rushman “Golden Eagle Soars” 64 of Cass Lake Minnesota, Journeyed to the spirit world on Friday December 8th, 2023, from St Mary’s hospital in Duluth, Mn.  He was born to Henry and Izzetta (Garbow) Rushman on February 20th, 1959. In Cass Lake, MN.

Henry loved to reminisce about the way he grew up.  He was a self-taught mechanic and worked all his life doing that.  He loved to listen to oldies country music, especially Jonny Cash.  He was a strong man that overcame many things in his life. In his spare time, he loved to pick boughs.  He looked intimidating, but he was a big teddy bear with a huge heart.  He always welcomed the family with open arms!

He loved to eat blueberries and Indian tacos. But above all he loved his children, whether you were biological, or a child he knew and loved you were his child. 

He is welcomed into the spirit world by his parents Henry and Izzetta; sister Debi Rushman; special niece Cheyenne Rushman, Regina Rushman; special cousins Melvin Durant Sr. and Dennis Dean; uncle Gob Garbow; nephews Daniel Rushman, Delbert Rushman; Brother -in-law Ernie Johnson.

He leaves behind his significant other Connie Madigan; sons Melvin Rushman, Daunte Rushman, Devaughn Rushman, Devin (Marissa) Rushman, Harvey Rushman, Sonny Rushman, and Junior Rushman; daughters Selena Rushman Jazmin (Peter) Rushman; brothers Moe (Elsie) Rushman Roland Willson; sisters Donna Johnson Mary Wakonabo, and Melvina Rushman; grandson, Roman Rushman; and fur baby Sparky.

A one day wake for Henry will begin at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday December 12th, 2023 and continue until his Wednesday, December 13th, 2023 a.m. service all to be held at the Mission Center in Cass Lake, MN, Henrys Spiritual advisor will be Naabek Liberty.  Those helping to lay Henry to rest Devin Robinson, Daunte Rushman, Rob Rushman Jr., Derrick Borntrager, Aaron Wilson, John Kingbird, and Cody Rushman, Sonny Rushman, Roger Wakonnabo, and Mikey Allen. Honorary pallbearers are all those who knew and loved him.  Burial will be immediately following the services at the Inger cemetery in Inger Mn.

Henrys care has been entrusted to Northern Peace Funeral Home of Walker, MN.  Online condolences for the family may be left at

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December 12, 2023

4:00 PM
Mission Community Center
Mission Road
Mission/Cass Lake, Minnesota 56633

Traditional American Indian Service
December 13, 2023

10:00 AM
Mission Community Center
Mission Road
Mission/Cass Lake, Minnesota 56633


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