Lawrence T. Kusha

Mass of Christian Burial was Tuesday, Aug. 17, 1999, for Lawrence T. Kusha, age 89 of Delano, Minn. Lawrence died Thursday, Aug. 12, 1999, at Health Care Center in Delano.

Lawrence was born Jan. 24, 1910, in Franklin Township, Wright County, Minn., the son of Lawrence and Frances (Klick) Kusha. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Mary's of Czestochowa Catholic Church in Delano.

On Oct. 26, 1933, Lawrence married Lucille Socher at St. Mary's of Czestochowa Catholic Church.

Lawrence was a member of the Order of Catholic Foresters.

He is survived by his son, Gene of Delano; grandchildren, Linda and Gary Danielson of Delano, Pat and Terry Knop of Cottage Grove, Pam and Kevin Gannis of Golden Valley, Kim and Chris Capaul of Mayer, Tammie and Rick Trevena of Eden Prairie; great-grandchildren, Shawn, Kevin, and Katie Danielson; Kortney and Kyle Knop; Scott, Chad, and Todd Gannis; Shane and Allison Capaul; and Erik and Ryan Trevena; sisters, Marian Ring of Minneapolis; Genevieve Gank of Michigan; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Dorothy Czech of Delano, Cecelia Florek of Montrose, Leona Yantes of Watertown, Ilene Kolstad of Lyndale, Aloys and Evelyn Socher of Delano, Alex and Gladys Socher of Watertown, and Leo and Murella Socher of Montrose; nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Lawrence was preceded in death by his wife Lucille; daughter-n-law, Janice Kusha; parents, Lawrence and Frances Kusha; brothers, Peter, Leo, and Joe; and sisters, Angeline, Emma, and Francis.

Funeral services were at St. Mary's of Czestochowa Catholic Church, 10:30 a.m., with the Rev. James T. Livingston officiating. Interment was at St. Mary's of Czestochowa Catholic Cemetery in Delano.

Casket bearers were Gary Danielson, Terry Knop, Chris Capaul, Rick Trevena, Shawn Danielson, and Kevin Danielson. Honorary casket bearers were Kyle Knop, Shane Capaul, Katie Danielson, Kortney Knop, Allison Capaul, and Scott Gannis.

Arrangements were by Johnson Funeral Home, Waconia.

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