John Shobney

Lenwood “John” Shobney, 67, Holton, formerly of Delia, died Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017, at Medicalodges Jackson County.

He was born Jan. 13, 1950, in Holton, the son of Donald P. and Margaret Matsapto Shobney. He graduated from Topeka High School in 1967 and attended Haskell Technology School in Lawrence. 

Mr. Shobney worked for Potawatomi Food Distribution for many years.

He was a member of Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation and a believer in the Drum Religion.

Survivors include a sister, Carol Heimiller and husband Kevin, Lecompton; a brother, Michael “Joe” Shobney and wife Sharon, Delia; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Mary Lee Rogers.

Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Matsapto Cemetery. Mr. Shobney will lie in state until 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mercer Funeral Home in Holton.

The Holton Recorder

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

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