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Michelle Diane Rush Amaya

ST. IGNATIUS — Michelle Diane Rush was born on June 20, 1961 in Angwin, Calif. to Richard and Barbara Rush. She was the first of three children born into the Rush family. 

On Aug. 31, 1973, the Rush family moved to St. Ignatius, Mont. 

Michelle moved to Worland, Wyo. when she was a junior in high school, and even throughout her life, she considered Worland to be her home. 

On Feb. 14, 2004, Michelle married Raymond Anthony Amaya, blending both their families. 

All too soon, on March 13, 2010, Michelle peacefully passed away in her sleep, leaving her loved ones and friends. 

She is survived by her husband Raymond; her parents Richard and Barbara Rush; her children Jilian Michael and Jaden; and her step children Andy, Kathleen, Dominique and Antonia; her brother Richard and his two daughters Parker and Reagan; and her stepbrother Trey. 

She is preceded in death by her beloved sister Cheri Cheff, who is survived by her husband Bud III and their two sons Buddy IV and Austin. 

Funeral services were held March 19, 2010 in Worland, Wyo. 


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