Eugene Mosqueda

Edward Eugene Mosqueda was born on December 21, 1961 at Clinton, Oklahoma to Frank and Imogene (Howling Buffalo) Mosqueda. He departed this life on Monday, March 22, 2021 at Oklahoma City, Oklahoma with his family by his side.

Eugene was one of eight brothers born to the Mosqueda family. He was raised at Canton and graduated with the class of 1980 at Canton High School. After graduation, Eugene worked for many years in the oil patch as a rough neck and driller. He served on the business committee for the Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribes and later served as the A-1 legislator. Eugene sang at many funeral services with his brothers. He will be missed by many.

Eugene was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Dianna Mosqueda; and one brother, Dennis Lincoln; He is survived by his companion, Eugenia Surveyor of the home; three daughters, Mandie Mosqueda of Canton, OK, Tasha Pembrook of Fairview, OK and Kiana Ruiz of Longdale, OK; two sons, Mitchell Mosqueda of Rawlings, WY and David Wanzer of Longdale, OK; six brothers, Ray Mosqueda, Fred Mosqueda and wife Mary, Frank Mosqueda and Toni, Lewis Mosqueda and wife Patricia, Tim Mosqueda and wife Penny and Adrian Mosqueda and wife Missy; numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and many friends.

An all-night wake will begin at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, March 25, 2021 at the Mosqueda residence in Canton, OK. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Friday, March 26, 2021 at the Longdale Gymnasium in Longdale, OK with Reverend Waylan Upchego officiating. Interment will follow at the Canton Indian Mennonite Cemetery under the direction of Pierce Funeral Home, Canton, OK. Condolences may be made online at

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