Archive for Wednesday, November 7, 2007

Lawrence Joseph Budenosky

1924 - 2007

November 7, 2007

Services for Lawrence Joseph Budenosky, 83, Tonganoxie, were Friday, Nov. 2, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Burial was in Sacred Heart Cemetery.

Mr. Budenosky died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2007, at his home.

He was born March 12, 1924, in Kansas City, Kan., the son of Anthony and Margaret Lynch Budenosky.

Mr. Budenosky served in the U.S. Army during World War II with the Combat Engineers. He was a bulldozer operator for 52 years with List and Clark Construction in Overland Park before he retired. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Tonganoxie and Local 101 Hoisting Engineers.

He marred Iris Schultz on Nov. 6, 1948. She survives, of the home.

Other survivors include three sons, Larry and Brian, both of Manhattan, and Mike, Dallas; two daughters, Linda Bentch, Buckner, Mo., and Pamela Simanowitz, Leavenworth; two sisters, Vera Wallace, Overland Park, and Liz Johnson, Portland, Ore.; 13 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.

A grandson died in 2001.

The family suggests memorials to the church or Odyssey Hospice, sent in care of Quisenberry Funeral Home, P.O. Box 993, Tonganoxie 66086.

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