Linda Shopteese Zephier 1965 - 2007 Lawrence
Drum services for Linda Shopteese Zephier, Kitch-Kumee-Quah, 42, Lawrence, will be Wednesday evening at the Dance Ground west of Mayetta. Burial will be Thursday afternoon in the Dance Ground Cemetery.Ms. Zephier died Sunday, Dec. 2, 2007, at her home.She was born Feb. 3, 1965, in Topeka, the daughter of Irving L. Sr. and Inez S. Wahweotten Shopteese. She attended Highland Park High School in Topeka and Haskell Indian Nations University.Ms. Zephier worked in food service at Kansas University. She was a member of the Prairie Band of Potawatomi Nation and the Drum Religion.She was preceded in death by her father, Irving L. Shopteese Sr., and a brother, Randall J. Shopteese, who died in 1982. Survivors include a daughter, Geri Zephier, of the home; three adopted daughters, Maisie Riley and Kathleen and Mona Daney, all of Lawrence; her mother, Inez S. Dodds, Mayetta; two brothers, Dennis Shopteese and Irving Shopteese Jr., both of Mayetta; a sister, Vicki Kitterman, Rapid City, S.D.; a grandson, Adonis Stanwix, and many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday at Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Hoyt.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.chapeloaksfuneralhome.com">www.chapeloaksfuneralhome.com</a>.