ROCKY BOY - Cheryl Lee Stump "Yellow Rock Woman," 43, died Thursday, March 17, 2005, at the Northern Montana Care Center of natural causes.
Her wake began Friday and her funeral service was scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, with Native American elders officiating. Burial
was to follow at the Stump family cemetery. A Journey Feast was scheduled for 10 a.m. today at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church at Rocky Boy.
Cheryl was born to Videl and Ruby (Writing Bird) Stump Sr. on May 9, 1961, in Fort Belknap. Cheryl attended Havre public schools and graduated from Box Elder High School. She enjoyed sewing, visiting friends, and spending time with her grandchildren. She collected round dance songs. Cheryl was a traditional powwow dancer and singer. She loved to play basketball and baseball.
Cheryl was preceded in death by her brother, Tyson Stump, and nephew, John W. Corcoran.
Survivors include her long-time companion, Marcus Long Knife of Rocky Boy; parents, Videl and Ruby Stump of Rocky Boy; daughter, Sunny Raye Ramirez of Rocky Boy; sons, Tyler Stump of Rocky Boy, Tray Eagleman of Rocky Boy, Delany Eagleman of Rocky Boy, Hunter Eagleman of Rocky Boy and Charles Long Knife of Rocky Boy; sisters, Vidella Corcoran, Marlo Stump, Dawn Stump, Dixie Stump and Marva Stump, all of Rocky Boy; adopted sisters, Pam Pische of Saddle Lake, Alberta, and Jackie Turtle of Oklahoma; brothers, Calvin Jess Stump of Fort Hall, Idaho, Videl Stump Jr. of Fort Hall, Idaho, Rueben Stump of Rocky Boy, Videl Stump Jr. of Fort Hall, Idaho, Victor Nomee of Lodge Grass and Anthony Standing Rock of Rocky Boy; and seven grandchildren.
Arrangements are under the direction of Holland & Bonine Funeral Home.