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RaeLynne Whirlwind Horse

Funeral Services for 29-year old RaeLynne Whirlwind Horse were held Monday, May 18, 2020 at the Marjorie Broken Rope Residence near Allen with Mr Michael Cross officiating.

Burial Services were at St. John of the Cross Cemetery

RaeLynne Whirlwind Horse was born on May 5, 1991 in Gordon, NE to Marjorie Rena Broken Rope and Paul Whirlwind Horse. RaeLynne made her journey to the Spirit World on May 7, 2020 near Scenic, SD.

RaeLynne grew up in Allen, SD and Alliance, NE and attended school at American Horse K-8th Grade then went onto high school at Little Wound. She was a loving mother, daughter, sister, cousin, and auntie. She loved life and lived every moment like it was her last. She was so full of life, she was one of a kind, when she came into a room, she lit it up with her smile. RaeLynne loved her other half, her spouse; she enjoyed spending time with family and friends. She will be truly missed, and we will keep her Spirit with us and keep going for her and her children.

RaeLynne is survived by her mother, Marjorie Rena Broken Rope of Allen, SD; spouse, Orrie L. Bettelyoun of Batesland, SD; daughters, Niasha Grace Whirlwind Horse of Martin, SD, Sage Elizabeth Whirlwind Horse and Lily Jane Whirlwind Horse both of Allen, SD, and Ariyah Anne Bettelyoun of Batesland, SD; sons, Jazzdin Lewis Whirlwind Horse of Allen, SD, and Orrion Jayrald Bettelyoun and Tyrian Paul Bettelyoun both of Batesland, SD; siblings, Reno J. Whirlwind Horse and John P. Whirlwind Horse both of Alliance, NE; and Janelle M. Whirlwind Horse and Anna D. Hunts Horse both of Allen, SD.

RaeLynne was preceded in death by her father, Paul Whirlwind Horse; cousin, Moses Red Bear; grandparents, Raymond & Pearl Richards-Whirlwind Horse; aunts, Pauline Whirlwind Horse and Susann Red Bear-Runs Along The Edge; uncle, Raymond Whirlwind Horse, Jr.; grandparents, Clarence & Dora Trouble In Front-Broken Rope; and cousin, Lahonna Cortez-Red Elk.

Pallbearers will be Lyle Long Wolf, Brandon Sitting Bear, Austin Cortez, Clarence Broken Rope, Bryan Red Bear, Darren Red Bear, Cruz DeCory, David Hunts Horse, Tristen Whirlwind Horse, and Leonie Yellow Hawk.

Honorary pallbearers will be the Whirlwind Horse Family, Sanchez Family, Bettelyoun Family, Broken Rope Family, Water Family, Sitting Bear Family, Brown Bull Family, Yellow Hawk Family, Poor Bear Family, DuBray Family, Sharp Family, Richard Family, and All Friends & Relatives.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD