Dylan Mzhickteno 1982-2024

Daylan Wayne “Pewamo” Mzhickteno, 42, Mayetta, died Monday, July 8, 2024, at The University of Kansas Health System with family by his side.

He was born Jan. 27, 1982, in Topeka, the son of Duane Dale Mzhickteno and Anna Mahkuk. He graduated from St. Mary’s High School in 2000 and attended Johnson County Community College.

Mr. Mzhickteno worked for the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, caring for buffalo. He worked for a tree removal company in Lawrence and was currently trained for asbestos removal in commercial and residential buildings.

He was a member of the Native American Church and Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation.

Survivors include his mother, Anna Mahkuk, Emmett; his stepfather, Lawrence Pahmahmie, Mayetta; four children, Daylan Mzhickteno II, Duane Mzhickteno, Darion Mzhickteno and Abbi Goodspeed; a sister, Leona Pahmahmie, Great Falls, Mont.; maternal grandfather, Fred Mahkuk, Eua Claire, Wisc.; paternal grandmother, Norma Mzhickteno, Mayetta; and many aunts, uncles and close family members.

He was preceded in death by his father, Duane Dale Mzhickteno.

Family will greet friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, July 11 at Mercer Funeral Home in Holton. Supper and sundown services will be held Friday at the Native American Church. Sunrise burial will be held Saturday at the Danceground Cemetery.

The Holton Recorder

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



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