Edgar Levier Sr. 1945-2016
Edgar Lee Levier Sr., Shakazee, 70, Mayetta, died Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016, at the Rossville Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.
He was born July 7, 1945, in Topeka, the son of Ada Levier. He graduated from Holton High School.
Mr. Levier had worked as a firefighter in Arizona and at Blackburn Nursery in Topeka. He was also an artist.
He was a member of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation and the Native American Church, Chapter One.
He married June Ann Price. She survives.
Other survivors include his mother, Ada Levier, Mayetta; two sons, Edgar Lee Levier Jr., Topeka, and Gary Joe Levier, in Arizona; three daughters, Kateri L. Levier, Topeka, and Jessica Levier and Mary Levier, both in Arizona; two brothers, Gary Buskirk, Mayetta, and Mike Levier, in California; and 18 grandchildren.
Native American services were held Sunday evening at the Native American Church on the Potawatomi Reservation. Burial was held this morning in Mahkuk Cemetery. Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Holton is in charge of arrangements.