David E. “Wahp-sken” Tiscareno Obituary

December 17, 2012


TOPEKA- David E. “Wahp-sken” Tiscareno, 22, of Topeka, KS passed away December 17, 2012 in Topeka. He was born January 12, 1990 in Topeka the son of Francisco Tiscareno, Jr. and Mary Theresa (Jim) Tiscareno.

David graduated from Topeka High School in 2011 and was attending Washburn Tech. He worked for Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation in the gaming office and also building maintenance in Mayetta. David was a member of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation and a member of Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church.

Survivors include his parents, Francisco, Jr. and Mary Tiscareno of Topeka, his fiancé, Desiree Shopteese of the home; 2 daughters, NoElla and Nalaeh Jim-Tiscareno both of the home; a son, Elias Jim-Tiscareno of the home; 3 sisters, Jessica, Te-Wen-Es and Precious Tiscareno all of Topeka and 3 brothers, Francisco G., Shonnesi and Quetzalcoatl all of Topeka; his paternal grandfather, Francisco Tiscareno, Sr. of Topeka; his maternal grandmother, Cornelia Donahue of Mayetta and many aunts, uncles and cousins. David was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Mary Tiscareno and his maternal grandfather, Paulino Jim, Sr.

Supper and Wake Services will be Thursday evening, December 20, 2012 at the Danceground Building west of Mayetta. Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Friday morning at the old Danceground Cemetery.

(Courtesy of Mercer Funeral Home, Holton, Kan.)