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Obituaries

Obituaries

Eugene R. Masquat 1935 - 2005 Mayetta

Services for Eugene R. "Chub" Masquat, No-Ko-Wat, 70, Mayetta, will be Friday evening at the Danceground building west of Mayetta. Burial will be Saturday afternoon in Nelson Pott's Cemetery west of Mayetta.Mr. Masquat died Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2005, at Stormont Vail Hospital in Topeka.He was born Oct. 26, 1935, in Horton, the son of Robert Eugene and Carrie Puckee Masquat. He attended Haskell Institute and Washburn University.Mr. Masquat served in the U.S. Marine Corps as gunnery sergeant from 1955 to 1975. He served in the Korean and Vietnam Wars. He was a member of We-Ta-Se American Legion Post 410 in Mayetta.He married Teno Walker. She died in November 2004.Survivors include two sons, Robert E., Topeka, and James N., Mayetta; three daughters, Susan E. Torres and Rachel V. Masquat, both of Mayetta, and Gayle A. Masquat, Oklahoma; four sisters, Drusa Wabaunsee, Hoyt, Val McKinney and Yvonne Masquat, both of Lawrence, and Carol Garrison, Hartford, Conn.; and 12 grandchildren.Mercer Funeral Home in Holton is in charge of arrangements.