Shawnee resident Stanley Kaskuske, 88, passed away Thursday, July 18, 2019, at his home.

Shawnee resident Stanley Kaskuske, 88, passed away Thursday, July 18, 2019, at his home.

Graveside services will be 9:30 a.m. Saturday, July 20, at the Kaskuske Family Cemetery on West 45th Street in Shawnee.

Stanley was born Jan. 2, 1931, in Concho, Oklahoma, to Walter and Myra (Wahpesose) Kaskuske. He served in the United States Army in Korea with the 82nd Airborne and the Rangers. He later served in the United States Air Force, totaling 17 years of service.

He married Clara Louise (Rolette) in November of 1956. He was a member of the Kickapoo Tribe of Oklahoma where he had served on the Business Committee and enjoyed participating in traditional ceremonies. He also enjoyed working on cars, hand carving, and spending time with his grandchildren and family.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, son: Michael Kaskuske, a grandson: Douglas Makaseah, and son-in-law: Robert Brown.

Survivors include daughter: Elaine Brown of Shawnee; two grandchildren: Danielle Voyles and husband David of Shawnee, Anita Bryce of Meeker; great-grandchildren: Emily and Shayla Bryce of Meeker, Devin Voyles of Shawnee,; two sisters: Rebecca Nickell of Shawnee, Sue Johnson of Shawnee, and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other family members and friends.