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Joseph Venskus

Joseph W. Venskus, Jr.

Monday, September 21st, 1931 Wednesday, June 5th, 2019

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Obituary for Joseph W. Venskus, Jr.

Joseph W. Venskus, Jr., 87, passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2019. He was born September 21, 1931 to Joseph and Josephine (Norusis) Venskus, Sr. in Elizabeth, NJ. Joseph was a U.S. Air Force, Lear Jet, and USD 263 retiree and he enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, and tinkering with electronics. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Barbara Venskus; and brother, William Venskus. Joseph is survived by his children, Joseph (Anne) Venskus III, Mark (Sandra) Venskus, Catherine (Tom) Humbolt, James (Victoria) Venskus, and John (Debra) Venskus; sister, Ann Sahli; 12 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and 5 great-great grandchildren. Visitation: Wednesday, June 12, 2019, from 1 to 8 pm with family present between 5 & 7 pm at Smith Mortuary - Mulvane, 501 SE Louis Blvd., Mulvane, KS 67110. Rosary: 7 pm, Thursday, June 13, 2019. Mass of Christian Burial: 10 am, Friday, June 14, 2019, both at St. Michael's Catholic Church. Interment to follow at Mulvane Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Michael's Catholic Church, 525 E. Main St., Mulvane, KS 67110 or American Legion Post 136, 410 SE Louis Dr., Mulvane, KS 67110.

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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, June 12th, 2019 | 1:00pm - 8:00pm
    Smith Mortuary - Mulvane
    501 SE Louis Blvd.
    Mulvane, KS
    Wednesday, June 12th, 2019
    1:00pm - 8:00pm
    Family present between 5 & 7 pm
  • Service

    Friday, June 14th, 2019 | 10:00am
    St. Michael Catholic Church
    525 E. Main St.
    Mulvane, Kansas
    Friday, June 14th, 2019
    Father John Hotze
  • Interment

    Mulvane Cemetery
    1605 E 119th St. S
    Mulvane, KS

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We are so sorry for your loss. Joe was a beloved Brother & Uncle to all of us & he will be missed. God bless the Venskuses. We love & miss you.
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Harry Simpson

Rest Joseph, until you hear at dawn, the low, clear reveille of God. Thank you for your service to this nation.
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Prayers to the Venskus Family. May Joseph rest in peace. George & Denise Mancuso
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