Rose Marie Wahweotten 1937-2017

Rose Marie “Kitch ko me quah” Wahweotten, 80, of Lawrence, passed away Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017, at Brandon Woods at Alvamar in Lawrence.

She was born May 29, 1937, on the Prairie Band Potawatomi Reservation, the daughter of Joe and Naomi (Mzhichteno) Wahweotten.

Rose attended grade school in Mayetta. She lived most of her life on the reservation and also lived in Holton, Oskaloosa and Perry. Rose moved to Lawrence in 1988.

Rose was a member of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation and Drum Religion. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her grandfather, George Allen.

Survivors include her guardian, Lois Mead of Lawrence.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29 in Shipshee Cemetery on the Prairie Band Potawatomi Reservation.

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

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