January 17, 2017
Brian O. Wahweotten
Brian O. Wahweotten, “Kenowes,” 45, of Topeka, died Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at the Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka.
He was born June 15, 1971 in Topeka, the son of Larry and Connie Wahweotten. He graduated from Topeka High School and received an Associates Degree from Haskell University.
Brian was a member of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, the Native American Church and the Drum Religion.
He had worked as a mechanic at several shops in Topeka.
Survivors include his father, Larry Wahweotten, Augusta, his mother, Connie Wahweotten, Topeka, three sons, Logan Wahweotten, Benjamin Wahweotten and Eric Price, all of Topeka; two daughters, Mariah Wahweotten and Julie Porter (Tramel), all of Topeka; a brother, Larry G. Wahweotten, Topeka;, three sisters, Angela Wahweotten, Lawrence, Michelle Shelly Wahweotten, Gladstone, MO and Tracey Wahweotten, Wichita; and ten grandchildren.
Brian will lie in state Friday, January 20th at the Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Hoyt where family and friends will meet from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Native American Church services will be 5:00 p.m. Saturday evening at Nozhackum Hall, east of 158th & K Rds. Burial will be Sunday morning in the Wahwassuck Cemetery. On-line condolences may be made at chapeloaksfuneralhome.com