Eldon “Panaw” Mzhickteno Obituary

March 16, 2016

Eldon LaRue “Panaw” Mzhickteno, 59, of Topeka, KS passed away Tuesday, March 16, 2016 at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka. He was born August 5, 1956 in Wichita, KS the son of Joseph LaRue and Corrine (Koshiway) Mzhickteno.

Eldon attended Lawrence High School and later graduated from ITT Technical Institute in Topeka. He worked in construction as a roofer.

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

He is survived by his wife, Catherine Koslover of the home; a son, Charles E. Mzhickteno of Topeka, KS; a sister, Deborah Mzhickteno of Las Vegas, NV; 2 brothers, Donald E. Mzhickteno and Joseph J. Mzhickteno both of Lawrence, KS and his uncle, Richard Mzhickteno of Topeka, KS.

Drum Service will be Friday evening, March 18, 2016 at the Danceground Building west of Mayetta. Burial will be Saturday afternoon in the Shipshee Cemetery.