John William Weldon 1959 - 2011 Lawrence
Funeral service for John William Weldon (MAH GAH KE), 52, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Kickapoo Community Building on the Kickapoo Reservation. Burial to follow at the Kennekuk Cemetery. Kennekuk church services will be at 6 p.m. Friday at the Kickapoo Community Building.
Mr. Weldon died Sunday, Sept. 25, 2011, in Atchison.
He was born on Sept. 16, 1959, in Atchison, the son of Virgil and Rose Bear Weldon.
He attended and graduated from Atchison High School in 1978, Highland Community College and Haskell Indian College. Mr. Weldon enjoyed a professional career as a photographer working for Channel 6 News in Lawrence covering the Kansas City Chiefs and Kansas University Jayhawks. He enjoyed bike riding and gardening.
Survivors include his mother, Atchison; a sister, Donna Heim Paul and husband and Lorin Paul, Aurora, Colo.; two nephews, Curtis and Eric Heim; two great-nieces, Karli and Kelsi Heim; and five great-nephews, Christopher, Deegan and Taber Heim, and Alexander and Brenden Cody.
He was preceded in death by his father, an infant brother, D.J., an a infant sister, Martha Rose Weldon, and niece Dr. Heather Heim Cody.
The family will receive friends 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Arensburg-Pruett Funeral Home in Atchison.
Friends may call anytime Friday at the Dishon-Maple-Chaney Mortuary in Horton.
Online condolences may be sent at dishon-maple-chaney.com.