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Mary Brown Obituary

August 17, 2016

MAYETTA – Mary A. Brown, 78, of Mayetta, died Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at the Midland Hospice House in Topeka.

She was born November 3, 1937, on the reservation near Mayetta, the daughter of Ray and Elsie Wahwassuck Wahweotten.

Mary was a member of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation. She lived by her faith and loved Pow Wows, church, and time with family and friends.

She worked at the Prairie Band Casino and Resort.

She married Richard Logan Brown. He preceded her in death.

Mary was also preceded in death by her parents, one brother, Edward Wahweotten, and a sister, Inez Dodds.

Survivors include two sons, Allan Brown, Mayetta and Darryl Brown, Topeka; four siblings, Ron Wahweotten, Hoyt, Cheryl Wahweotten Walker, Mayetta, Larry Wahweotten, Wichita, and Orville Rice, Mayetta; four grandchildren, and ten great grandchildren.

A supper will be held Friday evening, August 19th at the Native American Church on the Potawatomi Reservation. Burial will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday morning in the Wahwassuck Cemetery. Mary will lie in state until 3:00 p.m. Friday at the Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Holton.

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