Kenneth Ray Wano, 61, of Shawnee died Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, at a local hospital.

Kenneth Ray Wano, 61, of Shawnee died Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, at a local hospital.

Kenneth was born April 9, 1957, in Shawnee to Eugene and Cora (Carter) Wano.

Kenneth worked in construction doing mason work. He enjoyed fishing, he loved watching a good movie, and traveling. Kenneth travelled all over the U.S. going from coast to coast. He also truly enjoyed working, Kenneth had a great work ethic. He was a member of the Sac & Fox, as well as the Potawatomi. A member of the Potatoe Clan, his Indian name was WABUHGEEGWA. He was a beloved father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend to many.

Kenneth’s parents; his sister, Connie Sue Robinson; his niece, Michelle “Peaches” Walker, and his great niece, Rayshaun Morrison, preceded him in death.

He is survived by his brother, Ronnie Wano; his sister, Betty Wano; his brother-in-law, Jimmy Wayne Robinson; son Garrett Wano; daughter, April Holder; one granddaughter, Aurora Skenandore; and numerous nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Traditional tribal rites will be observed at the Patterson House on Wednesday, Oct. 10, with burial on Thursday, Oct. 11 at 10 a.m. at the Wakolee Cemetery.

Services are under the direction of Walker Funeral Service.