Joseph Victor “Vic” Fonseca, 75, of Gardner, KS passed away Dec. 11, 2014 at Select Specialty Hospital of Kansas City, Kansas City, KS. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:00 am Tues., Dec. 16, 2014 at Divine Mercy Catholic Church, 555 W. Main, Gardner, KS. Burial follows at St Columbia Catholic Cemetery. Visitation 6:00 – 7:30 pm Mon., Dec. 15, 2014 with Rosary starting at 7:30 pm at Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, KS (913) 856-7111. Memorial contributions may be made to the Divine Mercy Building Fund. Condolences may be left at www.brucefuneralhome.com
Vic was born March 6, 1939 in Gardner, KS to Cirilo “Si” and Antonia “Toni” D. (Tinoco) Fonseca. He was a life-long area resident. Vic graduated from Gardner High School in 1957. In the 60’s and 70’s he owned the Kozy Inn in Gardner and the Olathe Tap Room. Vic worked as a custodian for Gardner Edgerton School District for 26 years, retiring in 2006. He played in a pool tournament in Las Vegas in 1991. Vic loved any kind of sports. He will be missed by family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Michael. Vic is survived by his sisters: Christina Fonseca, Gardner, KS, Suzie Fonseca, Lawrence, KS and Janie Fonseca, Gardner, KS; brother Thomas Fonseca, Gardner, KS and many extended family members.