May 26, 2015
Harrisonville, MO- Raphael “Roman” Wahwassuck III (Quap quap), 34, passed away May 22, 2015 in Harrisonville, MO. He was born July 30, 1980 in Ft. Leonard Wood, MO, the son of Raphael Wahwassuck II and Manuela Hensley.
Raphael was a 1999 graduate from Waynesville High School in Waynesville, MO. He spent most of his life in Waynesville, MO and later moved to Harrisonville, MO. He worked for Wal-Mart in Harrisonville.
Raphael was a member of Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation and Drum Religion.
Survivors include his father, Raphael Wahwassuck II of Harrisonville, MO; his mother, Manuela Gervasio of Las Vegas, NV; his grandfather, Raphael Wahwassuck of Waynesville, MO; his 3 daughters, Jade Kwinn, Jasmine Kwinn and Emerald Kwinn all of Monroe, NY and a sister, Ishara Wahwassuck of Urich, MO.
Drum Services will be Wednesday evening, May 27, 2015 at the Danceground Building west of Mayetta. Burial will be Thursday afternoon in Prairie Peoples Cemetery. Raphael will lie in state at the Mercer Funeral Home in Holton beginning Tuesday. To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.mercerfuneralhomes.com.