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Gary Wayne (Sosah) Buskirk

Male 1950 - 2019  (69 years)

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  • Name Gary Wayne (Sosah) Buskirk 
    Nickname Sosah 
    Born 4 Oct 1950  Claremore, Rogers County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 28 Dec 2019  Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 1 Jan 2020  Mahkuk Cemetery, Jackson County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I29889  Rossville
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2021 

    Father Eugene Buskirk 
    Mother Ada Mahkuk Levier 
    • Not sure if all children were from this union, but listing them here. (AO 1 Jan 2021)
    Family ID F8549  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Charlene Wilson 
     1. Lance Buskirk
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2021 01:04:14 
    Family ID F8548  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Joy Buskirk 
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2021 01:11:32 
    Family ID F8550  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

     1. Lahoma Buskirk
     2. Ella Mzhickteno
     3. Fawn Buskirk
     4. Sheena Buskirk
     5. Caine Buskirk
     6. Wayne Russel
     7. Gary Buskirk, Jr.
     8. James Buskirk
     9. Matthew Buskirk
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2021 01:12:35 
    Family ID F8551  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Obituary- Buskirk, Gary
    Obituary- Buskirk, Gary
    Gary Buskirk Passes Away
    Gary Wayne “Sosah” Buskirk, Sr., 67, of Mayetta, KS passed away Saturday, December 28, 2019 at Rossville Manor. He was born October 4, 1950 in Claremore, Oklahoma. The son of Ada Levier (Mahkuk) and Eugene Buskirk.

    Gary attended Haskell Institute and Washburn Vocation School. He worked at Allischalmers, Goodyear, PBPN Maintenance and Hamms Construction.

    He was a member of Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation and Native American Church Mayetta Chapter One.
    Survivors include 3 daughters; Ella Mzhickteno (Buskirk) of Mayetta, Fawn Buskirk of Holton and Sheena Buskirk of Ottawa; 6 sons, Caine (Tucker) Buskirk of Holton, Wayne Russel of Missouri, Lance Buskirk of Rossville, Gary Buskirk, JR., James Buskirk and Matthew Buskirk of Mayetta; a brother, Mike Odell of Montana; a sister Margret Mahkuk of Mayetta; 20 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

    Gary was preceded in death by a daughter Lahoma Buskirk; his mother Ada Levier; his father, Eugene Buskirk; a brother, Edgar Levier; step-father Bernard Fogg and ex-wife Joy Buskirk.

    Gary will always be remembered by selflessness, sense of humor, creativity, love for his family, love for hunting and fish and a loving brother and father to all. He will be forever in our hearts, left us all with treasured memories.

    Native American Church services will be Tuesday evening, December 31, 2019 at the Nozhackum Hall, 8362 158th RD. Mayetta. Burial will be Wednesday morning, January 1, 2020 at the Mahkuk Cemetery. Mercer Funeral Home in Holton is in charge of the arrangements.