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Obituaries

Obituaries

Josephine Bukaty 1920 - 2007 Lawrence

Mass of Christian burial for Josephine Bukaty, 87, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. JosephSt. Benedict Catholic Church in Kansas City, Kan. Entombment will follow in Mount Calvary Mausoleum.Mrs. Bukaty died Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2007, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. She was born Jan. 18, 1920, in Kansas City, Kan., the daughter of Stanley and Sophia Lebicki Egnatic. She was a lifelong resident of Kansas City, Kan.Mrs. Bukaty worked for more than 20 years for ProvidenceSt. Margaret Hospital. She was a member of St. JosephSt. Benedict Church, Holy Rosary Sodality and the Daughters of Isabella. She sang in the church choir and performed at many weddings. She attended St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Lawrence. Her memberships also included TOPS & KOPS.She married Andrew J. Bukaty. He died Dec. 9, 1990. Survivors include two sons, Steve Bukaty and wife Marie, Leawood, and Andy Bukaty and wife Barbara, Panama City Beach, Fla.; two daughters, Gerry Bukaty and husband Terry Miller, Lawrence, and Kathleen Givens and husband Steve, Jacksonville, Fla.; seven grandchildren, Molly Gregory, Nate, Patrick, Adam and Leah Bukaty and Wes and Jessica Givens; and a great-grandchild, Marek Gregory.Friends may call from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Friday at Joseph A. Butler and Son Funeral Home in Kansas City, Kan., where the rosary will be said at 6 p.m. Friday.The family suggests memorials to Sisters, Servants of Mary, 800 N. 18th St., Kansas City, KS 66102, or the Lawrence Humane Society, 1805 E. 19th St., Lawrence 66044.