Archive for Tuesday, August 23, 2005

George F. Visocsky

August 23, 2005

Mass of Christian Burial for George F. Visocsky, 66, Leavenworth, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, at St. Casimir Catholic Church, Leavenworth. Burial will follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery.

Mr. Visocsky died Sunday, Aug. 21, 2005, at his home.

He was born Feb. 22, 1939, in Ralston, Neb., to Steve J. and Edith Beatrice Van Fleet Visocsky. He was one of 12 children.

Mr. Visocsky retired in 1988 from Fort Leavenworth, where he was an exhibits maker. He also had been a locksmith at Yuma Proving Grounds in Yuma, Ariz.

He was a member of St. Casimir Catholic Church, Leavenworth, and Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Yuma, and the Knights of Columbus.

Mr. Visocsky had spent his winters in Yuma for the past 18 years.

He married Patricia A. Wiley on April 10, 1958, in Leavenworth. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include a daughter, Peggy Lynn Cole; two sons, George "Tony," Leavenworth, Mark A., Yuma; two sisters, Ella Marie Siderewicz, Yuma, and Rita Jean Courtney, Covolo, Calif.; five brothers, Steve, David, Dennis and Ronald, all of Leavenworth, and Leo, Yuma; nine grandchildren; and a great granddaughter.

Friends may call from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, at Belden-Sexton-Sumpter Funeral Chapel, Leavenworth, where a rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

The family suggests memorials to either St. Casimir Catholic Church or Hospice of Leavenworth County, sent in care of the funeral home, 500 Oak St., Leavenworth 66048.

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