Ernie Mauskemo, 76

TAMA- Ernie Mauskemo, 76, of Tama, passed away Friday, April 28, 2017 at Sunny Hill Care Center in Tama. Traditional Graveside Services will be held Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 2:00 PM at the McIntosh Cemetery on the Meskwaki Settlement in rural Tama with Homer Bear Jr. as speaker. A Traditional Wake will be held Saturday evening at the Bear Clan Ceremonial Building on the Meskwaki Settlement.

Survivors include his wife, Sharon of Tama; one son, Todd Mauskemo of Tama; and numerous nieces, nephews, and grand nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one son, Ernie Jr.; his brothers, Clement, Alexander, Harry Jr., Marvel, and an infant brother, Lester; his sisters, Lula, Dorothy, Lillian, Jane, and Mamie.

Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home, Tama-Toledo is assisting the family with the arrangements.