Archive for Monday, September 23, 1996


September 23, 1996


— Native American Church services for Lorene Masqua, 59, Topeka, will be at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the home of Sarah Jessepe, west of Horton. Burial will be Wednesday in Mijissepe Cemetery west of Horton.

Ms. Masqua died Sunday, Sept. 22, 1996, at a Topeka hospital.

She was born July 5, 1937, in Horton, the daughter of LeRoy and Julia Jessepe Masqua.

She was assistant director of the Victims of Crimes Programs for the Kickapoo Tribe.

She was a member of the Native American Church, Horton, and of the Full Gospel Fellowship, Muscotah.

She also served on various Kickapoo Tribal Committees, and was coordinator of the Indian Health Services of the Kickapoo Tribe. She also was assistant director of Kickapoo Tribal Economic Development.

Survivors include six sons, Anthony Razo and Johnnie Razo Jr., both of Topeka, Richard Razo, St. Georgia, Utah, Spencer Razo, Grandview, Mo., and Christopher Razo and Marty Bottom, both of Topeka; four daughters, Marie Jamerson, Topeka, Lori Randall, Horton, Laura Soap, Madison, Wis., and Lisa Bottom, Topeka; two brothers, Arlen David Masqua, Horton, and Calvin Masqua, Seattle; three sisters, Bernadette Thomas, Sacramento, Calif., Karen Cadue, Lawrence, and Jeanette Littlesun, Lawrence; and 15 grandchildren.

A prayer service will be at 7 p.m. today at Dishon-Maple-Chaney Mortuary, Horton. Friends may call at the mortuary anytime after 1 p.m. today.

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