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1922 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Edward G. Andrisevic passed peacefully in his sleep January 11, 2014. He was born December 30, 1922 on Strawberry Hill to Nicholas and Mildred Andrisevic (Yarmek). He has selflessly served his family, community, and his faith for 91 years. No matter where life took him, he always lived in Kansas City, Kansas. Ed went to St. John's Catholic School and then traveled to St. Joseph's Military Academy in Hays, Kansas. He then attended The University of Kansas where he played basketball for the legendary Phog Allen. His basketball days were short lived as he was drafted to WWII after his freshman year at KU. He proudly served his country stationed in Panama throughout the war. He returned to KU finishing his Bachelor's Degree in Business Marketing and Finance. Ed returned to Kansas City, KS, and met the love of his life Velma whom he married June 23, 1951. They shared 62 years of life and prominent business ventures. Together they had Andy's Drive-in, Andrisevic Retail Liquors, Mo-Kan Insurance Agency, Augusta Development as well as other investments along the way. Ed served his Lord and community in many facets as well. He served as Director on Boards for the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas for the Call to Share, Tower State Bank, Providence-St. Margaret Medical Center and Brotherhood Bank and Trust. He served on Christ the King Financial Committee, as well as several committees for Providence and the banks. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, St. Vincent De Paul, Serra International and The Equestrian Order of the Knights of Holy Sepulchre and the Christ the King Nocturnal Adoration. Ed was preceded in death by his parents, his brothers James and Eugene, his daughter Ruth and many brothers and sisters-in-law. He is survived by his loving wife Velma (Kolich) Andrisevic; daughter Rose Andrisevic-Sampson (Rodney); grandchildren, Millianna Anzek and John Sampson; sisters-in-law: Helen Wells, Angeline Lewis, Virginia Orel (Joe), Rose Thomas, Dorothy Kolich- Swinney (Jack) Joan Kolich, and numerous nieces and nephews. The family is especially grateful for the wonderful care he was given by the staff and administration of Cypress Springs Alzheimer's and Memory Support Residence and Sacred Heart Home Health and Hospice. The Funeral Mass will be Wednesday Jan. 15 at 11:00am at St. Patrick Catholic Church 1086 N. 94th St., KCKS, with Visitation starting at 9:30am. Burial to follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Kansas City, KS. Condolence donations may be made to The Archbishop's Call to Share c/o Archdiocese of Kansas City, in Kansas Arrangements: Skradski Funeral Home, Kansas City, KS 913-371- 1404 www.skradskifh-kc.com
Published in Kansas City Star from Jan. 14 to Jan. 15, 2014
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