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Joseph Kuchera, Age 84

Joseph E. Kuchera, age 84, entered into rest on Sunday, December 31, 2017, at Cloud County Health Center in Concordia, Kansas. He was born in Belleville, Kansas on February 11, 1933 to Joseph and Mary (Goodyear) Kuchera. Joseph married Patricia Russell on June 5, 1955 in Concordia, Kansas. He was a 1951 graduate of Belleville High School. After High School Joe joined the United States Army and served during the Korean War and was honorably discharged. Joe worked for Cloud County Highway Department as a Heavy Equipment Operator. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, American Legion Post #76, VFW Post #588 all of Concordia. He enjoyed going to auctions, collecting antiques, country driving, tinkering with engines and most of all spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

Joe is survived by his 2 daughters , Janice Dethloff (Les), Concordia, KS.; Connie Heidenreich (James) Junction City, KS.; 4 grandchildren, Kyle Heidenreich, Emporia, KS.; Allyson Heidenreich, Junction City, KS.; Russell Dethloff, Lincoln, NE.; Jessica Dethloff, Concordia, KS.; sister, Marilyn Basiliere, Anchorage, AK.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia, parents, a daughter, Cheryl Irene Kuchera, brother, Michael Kuchera.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 4, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., at the Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home, Concordia, Kansas. Family will receive friends from 5 pm - 7 pm. Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held 10:30 a.m., Friday, January 5, 2018 at the Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home, Concordia, Kansas, with Rev. Melanie Adams officiating. Inurnment will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Concordia, Kansas. Military honors will be conducted by the American Legion Post #76 of Concordia. Memorial contributions may be given to the American Legion Post #76 in c/o Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home. Online condolences may be sent to www.chaputbuoy.com

SERVICES

Visitation
Thursday, January 04, 2018
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home
325 W. 6th St.
Concordia, Kansas 66901

Family Gathering
Thursday, January 04, 2018
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home
325 W. 6th St.
Concordia, Kansas 66901

Memorial Service
Friday, January 05, 2018
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home
325 W. 6th St.
Concordia, Kansas 66901

Graveside Service
Friday, January 05, 2018
11:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Pleasant Hill Cemetery
444 W 18th St.
Concordia, Kansas 66901

 

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