JOSEPH G. KOROSAC(1925 - 2014)

Joseph G. Korosac, of Basehor, Kansas, passed away peacefully Monday, February 17, 2014, at the Life Care Center of Kansas City, at the age of 88. Joe was born the son of Roman and Frances (Ozbolt) Korosac on July 30, 1925, in Kansas City, Kansas. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Maryann, his parents, and three siblings. Joe is survived by his three children: Carolyn (Dan) Mayfield; J. David Korosac (Debra); and Becky Korosac. Joe was a wonderful grandpa and great-grandpa. He will be missed by Jacob (Jenni) Fuller and their son, Lincoln; Matthew (Kristen)Ulasien and their daughter, Rachel; Joshua Korosac; Katie Mayfield and her children Raegan, Jackson and Carter; and Nick Fuller. He loved animals and will be missed by the family dog, Dixon. Joe was a life-time member of St. John the Baptist Church on Strawberry Hill. He also was a member of Holy Angels Church, Basehor, Kansas. Joe attended St. John the Baptist School, Bancroft School, Wyandotte High School, and Findley Engineering College. Joe was a veteran who served in the Merchant Marines for three years. He also served in the Army during the Korean War. Joe was a charter member of V.F.W. Post 7026. He was employed for 39 years with American Steel Works, where he retired as a Superintendent. He also worked for the Water Pollution Department of the Unified Government of KCK for eight years, retiring in 1987. Joe was quite a craftsman. He loved working with wood. Many friends and relatives have enjoyed and cherished his works of art. He and his wife, Maryann enjoyed constructing, painting and selling their works at various craft shows throughout the city. The Funeral mass will be Thursday, February 20, 2014, at 10:00 am at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 4th and Barnett, KCK. The family will receive guests from 9:00-10:00 that morning at the church. Burial in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Memorial tributes may be made to St. John's Building Restoration Fund. The Korosac family would like to express their extreme gratitude to the staff at the Life Care Center of Kansas City for the patience and care that they showed to Joe these past years. We will miss you dad and grandpa. Your memory will live forever in our hearts. You were one in a million! Arrangements: Skradski Funeral Home, Kansas City, KS 913-371-1404

Funeral Home

340 N 6TH ST PO Box 171213  Kansas City, KS 66101-3350
(913) 371-1404

Published in Kansas City Star on Feb. 19, 2014