Michael Wahweotten 1964-2020

Michael Wahweotten 1964-2020

Michael A. “Blur” Wahweotten, 56, of Lawrence, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020, at his home.

He was born Jan. 28, 1964, in Holton, the son of Warren Wahweotten Sr. and Wynona Harrison Wahweotten. 

Mike worked from home as a scorer for several universities. 

He was a proud veteran of the U.S. Army. Michael graduated from Lawrence High School in 1982. He also achieved a bachelor’s degree in psychology from The University of Kansas.

Mike was a dedicated fan of the KU Jayhawks, the KC Royals and the KC Chiefs. Mike had an extreme love for music, and a special love for punk rock. He enjoyed attending live shows and was known personally by many of the bands. Mike had an extreme knowledge of music with some calling him a music encyclopedia, and was also referred to as the “Lawrence Punk Rock Legend.” Mike wrote his own fanzine called “The Blur.” He also enjoyed DJ’ing for 90.7 FM KJHK. He had a vast knowledge of trivia and astronomy. 

He was a member of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation. 

Mike was preceded in death by his father, Warren A Wahweotten Sr.; a sister, Tammy Wahweotten; and a nephew, Timothy Wahweotten. 

Survivors include his mother, Wynona Wahweotten; a brother, Warren Wahweotten Jr. (Gina) of Mayetta; and several cousins, nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. 

Private family memorial services will be held at a later date. Mercer Funeral Home in Holton is in charge of arrangements. To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.mercerfuneralhomes.com


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

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