Sharon Belair Obituary

October 28, 2016


DELIA – Sharon L. Belair, Kno-Key-Shuck-Kwe, 49, of Delia, died Friday, October 28, 2016 at the Midland Hospice House in Topeka.

She was born July 12, 1967, in Topeka, the daughter of Albert Francis Masqua and Evelyn Jackson.

Sharon was a member of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation and the Drum Religion.

She was a homemaker.

Sharon was preceded in death by her daughter, Elizabeth F. Belair and her aunt, Roberta Jackson.

Survivors include her spouse, Virgil Shopteese, Jr., of the home; Her mother and step-father, Evelyn and Rusty Seymour, Topeka; a son, Albert Francis Belair, Manhattan; two daughters, Sarah Jane Hurt, Topeka and Theresa Ann Belair, of the home; three sisters, Stephanie Belair, Topeka, Deanna Roberts, Oklahoma, and Marlena Jordan, Mayetta; a step-sister, Tricia Seymour, Topeka; one brother, Joseph Seymour, Denver, CO; a step-brother, Allan Seymour, Topeka; four granddaughters, Louisa Reyna, Octavia Hurt, Liza Frances Belair and Dena Rochelle Jones, and numerous nieces and nephews, including Michelle Belair.

Sharon will lie in state until 3:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Hoyt where family and friends will meet from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday. A supper will be held Wednesday evening at the Dance Ground west of Mayetta. Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday in the Jessepe Cemetery on the Kickapoo Reservation at Horton. Memorials are suggested to Midland Hospice and may be sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 280, Hoyt, 66440. On-line condolences may be made at