August 10, 2009 –
Renae Lynn Wahquahboshkuk Soto, 47, of Topeka died August 5, 2009 at Stormont-Vail Hospital.
She was born on September 18, 1961 in Topeka, Kansas the daughter of Olivia Kay Marshno. She was adopted by Jack Shoptese who preceded her in death. She was later adopted by Wallace Leon Wahquahboshkuk Sr. who also preceded her in death. Renae was also preceded in death by two sons, Michael Rodriguez and Marco Martinez.
Renae was a homemaker. She was a member of the Native American Drum Catholic Faith and of the Prairie Band of the Potawatomi Indian Tribe.
She is survived by her children: David Rodriguez, Reina Rodriguez Higine, Gloria Rodriguez, John Martinez, Antonia Rodriguez Aguirre; her grandchildren, Joe, Angelica, Edgar, Omar, Melosa, Monica, Marcella, Mickaella, Sergio Jr., Michael, Audrina, Felicia, Thomasina and Yessica, a brother, Wallace Wahquahboshkuk, and sisters, Annette Soto Wahquahboshkuk and Diane Arreola Wahquahboshkuk.
Renae will lie in state at the Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home on Sunday after 2:00 p.m. An Indian Drum Service will be held in Mayetta. Interment will follow in Dance Ground Cemetery.
(Courtesy of the Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home, Topeka, Kan.)