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David S. Podrebarac

June 13, 1932 — August 25, 2017

David S. Podrebarac born June 13, 1932 in Kansas City, Kansas to Joseph and Rose Podrebarac passed into the arms of the Lord on August 25.
David was preceded in death by his parents, brother Joseph, and sisters Diana, Frances, and Angeline. He is survived by his brother Gene and sister Catherine. He is also survived by his beloved wife of 54 years Rosalie, son Michael, and daughter Julianne and grandchildren Jacob, Abigail, and Cole.
After graduating from Bishop Ward High School, David was drafted into the Army during the Korean War. When asked if any in his group could type David raised his hand. His compatriots boarded a ship heading west while David was assigned to a supply depot in Seattle.
Upon returning to the Kansas City area he studied chemistry and graduated from Rockhurst College. He worked 30 years protecting the nations food supply at the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) conducting analysis to determine contaminants contained in foods as a Market Basket Survey team member before retiring in 1993.
David was committed to his values as a Catholic and demonstrated them through his devotion and service to his longtime parish, Christ the King in Kansas City, Kansas. He led the parish maintenance committee, helped with general cleaning, upkeep, and repair chores as well as larger projects such as improving the church hall. He particularly enjoyed organizing and working pancake breakfasts and the annual ice cream social to help fund upkeep of the church.
A visitation service for David will be held at Christ the King Catholic Church at 3024 N. 53rd St. in Kansas City, Ks. on Saturday, September 2 at 9 a.m. to be followed by a funeral mass at 10. David will be interred at Mount Calvary Cemetery. The family suggests donations to Christ the King Church in lieu of flowers.
David S. Podrebarac born June 13, 1932 in Kansas City, Kansas to Joseph and Rose Podrebarac passed into the arms of the Lord on August 25. David was preceded in death by his parents, brother Joseph, and sisters Diana, Frances, and Angeline. He is survived by his brother Gene and sister Catherine. He is also survived by his beloved wife of 54 years Rosalie, son Michael, and daughter Julianne and grandchildren Jacob, Abigail, and Cole. After graduating from Bishop Ward High School, David was drafted into the Army during the Korean War. When asked if any in his group could type David raised his hand. His compatriots boarded a ship heading west while David was assigned to a supply depot in Seattle. Upon returning to the Kansas City area he studied chemistry and graduated from Rockhurst College. He worked 30 years protecting the nations food supply at the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) conducting analysis to determine contaminants contained in foods as a Market Basket Survey team member before retiring in 1993. David was committed to his values as a Catholic and demonstrated them through his devotion and service to his longtime parish, Christ the King in Kansas City, Kansas. He led the parish maintenance committee, helped with general cleaning, upkeep, and repair chores as well as larger projects such as improving the church hall. He particularly enjoyed organizing and working pancake breakfasts and the annual ice cream social to help fund upkeep of the church. A visitation service for David will be held at Christ the King Catholic Church at 3024 N. 53rd St. in Kansas City, Ks. on Saturday, September 2 at 9 a.m. to be followed by a funeral mass at 10. David will be interred at Mount Calvary Cemetery. The family suggests donations to Christ the King Church in lieu of flowers.
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SERVICES Visitation
Saturday, September 2, 2017 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Christ the King Catholic Church 3014 N. 53rd St Kansas City, Kansas 66104
Mass of Christian Burial
Saturday, September 2, 2017 10:00 AM
Christ the King Catholic Church 3014 N. 53rd St Kansas City, Kansas 66104
Burial
Saturday, September 2, 2017 11:15 AM
Mt. Calvary Cemetery 38 & State Kansas City, Kansas 66102

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