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Charles A. Seymour Obituary

August 24, 2015

MAYETTA – Charles A. Seymour, Nibaose, 69, of Mayetta, died Monday, August 24, 2015 at his home.

He was born January 18, 1946 in Topeka, the son of Ernest and Angeline Whitefish Seymour.

Charles was a member of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation and the Drum Religion.

He was a surveyor for the tribal Road & Bridge Department and retired about ten years ago.

Charles was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers, John Seymour, Peter Seymour, Ernest Seymour and Robert Clemons, and two sisters, Joy Yoshida and Elmira McClure.

Survivors include a son, Chris Seymour and wife Gina, in Texas, two daughters, Lisa Fitzgerald, Chicago, and Angeline Fairchild, in Texas, one brother, Dennis Harrison, Omaha, NE, five sisters, Wynona Wahweotten, Laura Abeyta, Julia Masquat, and Cindy LeClere, all of Mayetta, and Karen Thomas, Horton and many grandchildren.

Drum services will be Thursday evening at the Dance Ground west of Mayetta. Burial will be Friday afternoon in the Potts Cemetery. Charles will lie in state Wednesday at the Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Hoyt where family and friends will meet from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.

(Courtesy of Chapel Oaks Funeral Home, Holton, KS.)

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