November 8, 2022–
Dorothy Darline VanDeWiele
March 2, 1938 – November 8, 2022
Dorothy Darline VanDeWiele, 84, of Mayetta, passed away Tuesday, November 8, 2022, in Topeka, Kansas.
She was born March 2, 1938, in Mayetta, the daughter of James Wamego Sr. and Edith (Thompson) Wamego. Dorothy attended the Marty Indian School in Marty South Dakota.
She worked as a housekeeper for the United Methodist Home and Aldersgate Village for 15 years.
Dorothy was a member of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation. She enjoyed going to pow wows, collecting bears, going to garage sales, and being outdoors.
She married Bernard Eugene VanDeWiele in St. Mary’s Kansas. He preceded her in death.
Survivors include daughters, Diane VanDeWiele of Topeka, Donna Jornov of Holton, Debbie Dyche of Topeka, Darlene VanDeWiele of Holton; 7 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Bernie VanDeWiele; and brothers; Algernon Wamego and James Wamego Jr.
(Courtesy of Brennan Mathena Funeral Services, Topeka, KS)