Bradley Rice 1959-2015


Bradley Orville Rice, Patko Shuk, 56, Mayetta, died Sunday, Dec. 27, 2015.

He was born Feb. 20, 1959, at Holton, the son of Orville and Betty Mahkuk Rice.

Mr. Rice was a mechanic for the Potawatomi Tribal Road and Bridge Department.

He was a member of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation and the Native American Church, Chapter One.

He married Sandra Mitchell. She survives.

Other survivors include his par­ents, Orville and Betty Rice, Mayetta; a son, Hunter Rice, Albu­querque, N.M.; four stepdaughters, Maria Fairman and husband Jose, Topeka, Nikki Jackson and hus­band Robert and Saga Fairman and husband Josh, all of the Potawa­tomi Reservation, and Pam Knox­sah, Horton; a brother, Chris Rice, Nedrow, N.Y.; two sisters, Shirley Rice and Sylvia Johnson, both of Topeka; 11 grandchildren; and nu­merous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother, Kevin Rice.

Native American services will be held Wednesday evening at the Native American Church on the Potawatomi Reservation. Burial will be held Thursday morning in the Mahkuk Cemetery. Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Holton is in charge of arrangements.

The Holton Recorder

109 W. Fourth St.
Holton, KS 66436
Phone: 785-364-3141

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