Timothy C. Ramirez Obituary

July 23, 2016


MAYETTA- Timothy Charles “Wap ship shi” Ramirez, 62, of Mayetta, KS passed away unexpectedly Saturday, July 23, 2016 in Topeka at St. Francis E.R. He was born April 17, 1954 in Holton, KS the son of Tomas Ramirez and Maxine M. Nozhackum.

Tim had lived on the Prairie Band Potawatomi Common Land all of his life. Tim proudly served in the United States Army during the Vietnam Era as a member of the 82nd Airborne Division. He worked for Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation as Road & Bridge Director for over 27 years.

He was a member of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation and We ta se American Legion Post #410.

Tim married Jackie Mitchell on March 28, 1991 in Las Vegas, NV. She survives of the home. Other survivors include a daughter, Angela Wahquahboshkuk Mosqueda of Topeka, KS; a son, Joe Wishteyah of Mayetta, KS; 4 sisters, Linda Tecumseh of Mayetta, KS, Beatrice Ramirez of Taos, NM, Brenda Nozhackum of Mayetta, KS and Rita Ramirez of Horton, KS; a grandson, Kehdemko Tyler Bell; a granddaughter, Kishno Bell and a great-grandson, Drayden Bell.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Clint Wahquahboshkuk and 3 brothers, Thomas A. Ramirez, Merlin Ramirez and Rueben Ramirez and a sister, Angie Ramirez.

Dinner and Wake Services will be Monday evening, July 25, 2016 at Nozhackum Hall, west of Mayetta. Family and friends will follow in procession at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 26, 2016 for burial with military honors in the Mitchell Cemetery. Mercer Funeral Home in Holton is in charge of arrangements. To leave a special message for the family, please visit