Rudolph “Ne-se-ka” Gonzales Obituary

May 10, 2011 –


Mayetta- Rudolph Gonzales, 67, of Mayetta, formerly of Chicago, IL, passedaway

peacefully at home on May 10, 2011.  Rudy was born March 3, 1944 in Chicago, IL the son of Walter and Vivian Kitchkommie Gonzales. He was a member of Prairieband Potawatomi Nation.

Rudy is survived by his mother, Vivian Kitchkommie Gonzales of Mayetta, KS; his brothers, Daniel M. Gonzales and Francis Gonzales both of Chicago, IL, Rey Kitchkumme of Mayetta, KS; his sister, Mary E. Campos of Juno Beach, FL; his nieces, Gina Roxas of Skokie, IL, Veronica Strange of Lantana, TX, Jessica Galindo of Chicago, IL and Jennifer Campos of Jacksonville, FL; his nephews, John Campos of Wheaton, IL, Joseph Campos of Montgomery, IL, Francis-Charles Gonzales of Cypress, TX and Angelo Gonzales of Joliet, IL.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, May 12, 2011 at Our Lady of Snows Catholic Shrine on the Potawatomi Common Land. Rosary will be 1:30 p.m. Thursday in the church. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to Our Lady of Snows Parish, 5971 166th Road, Mayetta, KS 66509. Online condolences may be given at

                                                           (Courtesy of Mercer Funeral Home-Holton,)