John Daniel Stariwat

May 20, 1933June 8, 2019

John Daniel Stariwat, an 86 year old Kansas City, MO resident passed away on June 8, 2019.

He was born on May 20, 1933 in Oak Park, IL the son of Fred and Eva (Walton) Stariwat. He was raised in Forest Park and Cave-In-Rock, IL. He entered the U.S. Air Force in 1951 and retired after 23 years of service. He served in Vietnam and was a member of Special Operations. Upon his retirement from the Air Force he worked as a professional packaging mechanic. He was married to Marian Handke for 62 years. He was a member of the Holy Cross Lutheran Church.

Survivors include his wife, Marian Stariwat of Kansas City, MO; son, Rick (Denise) Stariwat of Spokane, WA; daughter, Yvonne (John) Van Duser of Gladstone, MO; daughter in law, April Stariwat of Eldon, MO; sister, Mary (Willard) Easley of Marion, KY; brother, George Stariwat of Cave-In-Rock, IL; grandchildren, Jeremy, Jory, Jason, Timothy, Katarina, Abby, and Sarah; great grandchildren, Brielle, Liam, and Jaden.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Genevieve Moy and Germaine Whitford; and son, John Daniel Stariwat II.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Holy Cross Lutheran Church: 2003 NE Englewood Rd, Kansas City, MO.


6 July

Memorial Service

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Holy Cross Lutheran Church

2003 NE Englewood Road
Kansas City, MO 64118

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