LAWRENCE, KS – Michael A. “Blur” Wahweotten, 56, of Lawrence, KS, passed away on September 6, 2020, at his home. He was born on January 28, 1964, in Holton, KS, the son of Warren Wahweotten Sr and Wynona Harrison Wahweotten.
Mike worked from home as a scorer for several Universities.
He was a proud veteran of the United States Army. Michael graduated from Lawrence High School in 1982. He also achieved a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Kansas University.
Mike was a dedicated fan of KU Jayhawks, KC Royals, and KC Chiefs. Mike had an extreme love for music and a special love for Punk Rock. He enjoyed attending live shows and was known personally by many of the bands. Mike had an extreme knowledge of music with some calling him a music encyclopedia, and was also referred to as the “Lawrence Punk Rock Legend.” Mike wrote about his own fanzine called “The Blur”. He also enjoyed DJ’ing for 90.7 FM KJHK. He had a vast knowledge of trivia and astronomy.
He was a member of Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation.
Mike was preceded in death by his father, Warren A Wahweotten Sr; a sister, Tammy Wahweotten; and a nephew, Timothy Wahweotten.
Survivors include his mother, Wynona Wahweotten; one brother, Warren Wahweotten Jr (Gina) of Mayetta. Several cousins, nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.
A private family Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Mercer Funeral Home in Holton is in charge of arrangements. To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.mercerfuneralhomes.com.
- Courtesy of Mercer Funeral Homes