JAMES P. LUGAR(1940 - 2014)

James P. Lugar, 74, of Kansas City, KS passed away on Saturday, May 31, 2014. A memorial visitation will be held at the Alden-Harrington Fu- neral Home in Bonner Springs on Tuesday, June 3, from 3-7p.m. where the family will greet friends from 5-7p.m. Jim was born May 4, 1940, in Kan- sas City, KS to parents, Joe and Rose Lugar. He graduated from Wyan- dotte High School in 1958. While at- tending Washburn University, Jim played basketball on scholarship and was a member of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity. He graduated in 1966 with his Bachelors of Business Admini- stration and Juris Doctorate de- grees. He was proud of his Wyandotte County roots and returned there to practice law for 48 years. During that time, Jim served in numerous community organizations and gen- erously gave of his time. He was es- pecially proud of his three children and their accomplishments and suc- cess. He always gave special credit to Walt Shublom, his high school basketball coach, for making him a better person. Jim is survived by his wife of 51 years Treva, daughter, Lisa Lugar and her husband Bill Hutton of Basehor, son, Landon Lugar and his wife Ellen of Fremont, NE, and daughter, Libby Michaud and her husband Todd of Wahoo, NE. Memorials may be made to the Strawberry Hill Museum or the Wy- andotte County Bar Association Foundation in care of the funeral home. Alden-Harrington Funerals, Cremations, Pre-Planning. 913-422-4074, AldenHarrington.com

Funeral Home

Alden-Harrington Funeral Home Inc
214 Oak Street Bonner Springs, KS 66012

Published in Kansas City Star from June 1 to June 2, 2014