Joan "Jodie" Bussard Konecki

June 26, 1925January 16, 2021

Joan (Jodie) Bussard Konecki passed away quietly January 16, 2021 at the age of 95.

Born in Tacoma, Washington she was raised by Charles Andrew & Helen Sarah Hill Bussard in Lakewood Washington. She attended Clover Park High School, the University of Washington (DeltaGamma sorority). She married Leon (Lee) Walter Konecki in1947, beginning her life as an Army officer’s wife & homemaker. Her favorite posting was their 4 years in Paris, France. Lee retired in 1959 as a full Colonel, they settled in University Place, WA amongst their close group of childhood friends. Their home was a gathering place for holidays, monthly pinochle & bridge groups, and weekly TGIF get-togethers. Widowed in 1989 Jodie spent the last 10 years of her life happily at Canfield Place in Oregon.

Jodie is survived by daughter, Kathleen (Bob) Juskowiak and son, Walter (Lori) Konecki; grandchildren, Anne (Mitchell) Blake, Scott (Melissa) Juskowiak, and Robin Juskowiak; great-grandchildren, Luke & Alice Juskowiak, River Blake.

COVID prevents a memorial service. Remembrances can be sent to Meow Village Cat Rescue, P.O. Box 184, Aurora OR 97002.


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Joan "Jodie" Bussard Konecki

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Julie Novick

January 19, 2021

Hello to Konecki Family,

I am saddened to learn about Jodie's passing, My condolences to this family. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Jenny Reading

January 19, 2021

I will always remember the perfect Thanksgivings, Christmases, New Years Eve and Day, TGIF and fourth of July’s sent with our families . . . So many wonderful memories ❤️