Yvonne Villegas 1942-2018
Yvonne Hope “Tee” Masquat Villegas, 76, Lawrence, died Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018, at Brandon Woods at Alvamar.
She was born July 10, 1942, in Horton, the daughter of Robert Eugene and Carrie Cecilia Puckee Masquat.
Mrs. Villegas received her cosmetology license and was a beautician for many years. She later worked for Hallmark Cards in Topeka.
She was a member of Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation.
She married Johnny Villegas. He preceded her in death, as did her parents; a sister, Val McKinney; and a brother, Eugene R. “Chub” Masquat.
Survivors include a son, Tracey Lee Masquat, Lawrence; two sisters, Drusa Wabaunsee, Hoyt, and Carole Garrison, East Hartford, Conn.; three grandsons, Tracey, Elijah and Ivan; two great-grandsons, Myles and Tymbr; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Drum services were held Sunday evening, Dec. 30 at the Danceground Building west of Mayetta, east of 150th and K roads on the Prairie Band Potawatomi Reservation. Burial was held Monday afternoon, Dec. 31 in the Danceground Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Yvonne “Tee” Villegas Memorial Fund, to be designated later and sent in care of Mercer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 270, Holton, KS 66436.