Archive for Wednesday, July 23, 2003

Obituary: Joseph J. Lagodinski


July 23, 2003

Services for Joseph J. Lagodinski, 88, Tonganoxie, (formerly of Kansas City), were Tuesday, July 22, 2003, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Tonganoxie. Burial was in Mount Calvary Cemetery in Kansas City, Kan.

Mr. Lagodinski died Friday, July 18, 2003, at Tonganoxie Nursing Center. He was born Aug. 4, 1914, on a farm in Edgeley, N.D., the son of Polish immigrants, Jacob and Josephine (Glowfka) Lagodinski, who came to America in the late 1800s with promise of free farmland in North Dakota.

He moved to Kansas City in 1944 and worked for United Auto Transport and Walker Food Service. In 1959, married Lena Simpson. She died in 1986.

Survivors include 15 nieces and nephews.

Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie, handled arrangements.

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