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Mr. Kazimierz Rusek, Churchill Place, Adair Co., KY (1922-2011)

He was a native of Poland and was a proud American patriot. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he will be accorded military honors by V.F.W. Post 6097. He was the owner of a farm he enjoyed in the Ozark community and was a member of the Adair Cattleman's Association. He was a member of The Church of the Good Shepherd in Columbia, KY. He died on the Blessed Feast Day of Saint Kazimierz.
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Mr. Kazimierz Rusek, of Churchill Place, Adair County, Kentucky, is now with our Lord. Mr. Rusek was a member of The Church of the Good Shepherd, Columbia. Mr. Rusek was a proud American patriot; having enlisted and served in the United State Army. He was also a member of the Adair County Cattlemens' Association.

Mr. Rusek was born February 20, 1922 in Poland and died March 4, 2011 in Glasgow, Barren Co. KY. He died on the Blessed Feast Day of Saint Kazimierz. Mr. Rusek is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Maciej Rusek. Before marriage, Mrs. Rusek was Miss Antonina Borucka.

Survivors include his most devoted godson, Mr. Erwin Heinrich Lepiarczyk II and his devoted goddaughter, Mrs. Richard Charles Mercer.

Mr. Ruseks' godson requests visitation at the Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY after 5pmCT, Saturday, March 5, 2011. Prayer service, led by Rev. Elbert Cloyce Hadley and Rev. Donnie Eugene Emerson, will be Saturday at 7pmCT at the funeral home. Prayer of the Holy Rosary will be Sunday at 7pmCT at the funeral home.

The funeral mass will be Monday, March 7, 2011 at 2pmCT at The Church of the Good Shepherd, 1217 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY, officiated by the Rev. Kevin Joseph Bryan. A graveside service will follow the funeral mass. Military honors will be presented at the Concord Cemetery, 7 Cecil Blair RD, New Concord, Adair County by VFW Post 6097.

Messrs. David August Lepiarczyk, Michael Dean Stearns, Glenn Wade Stearns, Larry Wayne Dudley, Donald Ray Bault, Joe Edward Kimbler, William Henry McCarol and Dr. Anastacio Gallardo Herrera, Jr. will serve as casket bearers.

In life, Mr. Rusek enjoyed his farm in the Ozark community more than any of his pleasures. Mr. Rusek was a good, industrious, and worthy citizen who is loved and revered by all who were close to him. Mr. Rusek leaves a philanthropic legacy that will not be soon forgotten. May God in Heaven richly bless Mr. Rusek and all of Mr. Rusek's loved ones.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements E.H. Lepiarczyk

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Remembering: Mr. Kazimierz Rusek, Adair Co., KY (1922-2011)

2011-03-05 - 200 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY - Photo From Grissom-Martin Funeral Home.

Mr. Kazimierz Rusek, Churchill Place, Adair Co., KY (1922-2011)
"He lived as he died; always beloved" -Erwin

The lovely portraiture above of my godfather was made ca. 1946 in Germany Erwin Lepiarczyk II

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