Glenn Levier 1946-2015
Glenn E. Levier, Ne Ne-Nish-Kuk, 69, Mayetta, was found dead Monday, Sept. 28, 2015 at his home on the Prairie Band Potawatomi Reservation.
He was born Jan. 19, 1946, on the reservation, the son of Oliver “Pete” and Mary Moore Levier. He graduated from Marty Indian School in South Dakota.
Mr. Levier served three tours of duty with the U.S. Army in Vietnam. He later worked at Jostens Printing in Topeka and as a clerical worker for the State of Kansas.
He was a member of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church, and We-Ta-Se American Legion Post 410.
Survivors include two sisters, Bernadette Lewis and husband Dale, Valley Falls, and Sharon Levier and husband John, Topeka; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Albert Moore; and two sisters, Geneva Upton and Martha Valdivia.
Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church. Burial with military honors will follow in Shipshee Cemetery. Mr. Levier will lie in state at Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Hoyt. The casket will remain closed. Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Sister Theresa Klepac Memorial Hall at the church, with a rosary to be prayed at 7 p.m.