July 12, 2011 –
MAYETTA – Marilyn Maxine “Chubbins” Brewer, 71, of Mayetta, died Monday, July 11, 2011 at the Midland Hospice House in Topeka.
She was born July 23, 1939 at Mayetta, the daughter of Joseph and Agnes Wabski Kitchkommie. She attended Topeka High School and Clark’s Business School.
Marilyn was a member of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, the Drum Religion, and Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church.
She had worked many years in social services in Topeka with different Native American Organizations and the Community Action Program. She later worked for the Potawatomi Tribal Court at Mayetta and continued to volunteer there after her retirement. She also volunteered as a family advocate and foster grandmother.
Marilyn was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, Michael Kitchkommie and Joe Wabski, and a sister, Mary Lou Kitchkommie.
Survivors include two sons, Chris Brewer, Mayetta, and Richard Brewer and Priscilla Martin, Hoyt; one brother, Rick Wamego, Arkansas City; four sisters, Joanne LittleAxe and husband Troy, Bartlesville, OK, Joyce Guerrero, Topeka, and Theresa Kitchkommie and LaVerne Hale, both of Mayetta; a granddaughter, Asia (Quengo) Fairman, a foster granddaughter, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Drum services will be Thursday evening, July 14th at the Nozhackum Hall, just east of 158 & K Rds. Burial will be Friday afternoon in the Shipshee Cemetery. Marilyn will lie in state from 9:00 a.m. Wednesday until 3:00 p.m. Thursday at the Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Hoyt, where visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday.