Roberta L. Jackson Obituary

March 24, 2009 –


Shak Neb Ko Kwe
MAYETTA – Roberta L. Jackson, Shak Neb Ko Kwe , 43, of Mayetta, died Saturday, March 21, 2009 at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka.
She was born June 26, 1965 at Topeka, the daughter of Robert and Lorene Alexander Jackson. She was a member of the Prairie Band of Potawatomi Nation and the Drum Religion.
Survivors include a son and daughter, Elijah and Lorraine Ragsdale, both of the home; two brothers, James Jackson, Mayetta and Mike Jackson, Topeka; five sisters, Evelyn Seymour and Lucy Jackson, both of Topeka, Linda Jackson, San Jose, CA, and Janice Jackson and Beverly Goslin, both of Mayetta; and numerous nieces and nephews, including Stephanie and Sharon Belair and Jimmy Jurey.
Roberta will lie in state until 3:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Hoyt where family and friends will meet from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Monday. Drum services will be Tuesday evening at the Dance Ground west of Mayetta. Burial will be Wednesday afternoon in the Matwe-ShobneyCemetery. Memorials are suggested to benefit Elijah and Lorraine Ragsdale and may be sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 280, 66440. On-line condolences may be made at

(Courtesy of Chapel Oaks Funeral Home-Hoyt, Kan.)