James A. Loasching

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James A. Loasching, born April 11, 1959 in Janesville, WI.  Passed away Aug. 04, 2019.
He is survived by his wife, Diane(Hall) Loasching; Two step children, Christopher(SamanthaNix) O’Connor, and Katrina O’Connor(TJ Dolinger). Two sisters, Kim(Mark)Nightingale, Sally Palmer, and a brother, David Loasching.
He was preceded in death by his parents Wayne and MaryAnn Loasching. 
He worked for General Motors for almost 20 yrs.  He was a true Union Brother of Local 31, Kansas City, Kansas.


A Celebration of Life service will be held at Local 31 Union Hall located at 500 Kindleberger Rd, Kansas City, KS 66115 from 1 pm-6pm. August 16, 2019.


  1. Robin Finucan on August 12, 2019 at 8:27 am

    To Jim my dear friend and sunvisor partner! You went home one day before my son went home. In my grieving I just saw that you’d passed. I’m so sorry your life was cut short. I believe you’re in heaven rejoicing. Give my son a hug for me. I’ll see you all soon! Love Robin

  2. Virgil Hall on August 10, 2019 at 11:12 am

    My felt condolences go out to the family and friends of Jim Loasching. I knew him for such a short time ,but love he gave my sister so much happiness ! Jim was a keeper. So , Jim , go to GOD. Wait in Paradise for us as we morn your passing. We are all here at God’s behest for such a short time. God bless !

  3. ANGELA King on August 10, 2019 at 10:53 am

    Sending my condolences and prayers to the family of a great brother. We love you, and may God give you peace in these trying times.

  4. Stephen and Debbie Thomas on August 10, 2019 at 10:23 am

    RIP Jim. You’ll be missed! No more pain!

  5. Sandy Martinez on August 9, 2019 at 10:41 pm

    Jim was a wonderful man. So glad I got to know him. Always remember that no one can take away all the wonderful memories the two of you made together . Sandy Martinez

  6. Jerry Billaci UAW Safety. Local 31 on August 9, 2019 at 5:16 pm

    Jim was a wonderful person that I had the privilege and honor getting to know and call my friend.. he always was willing to do whatever it took. He encouraged me often..I will miss Jim. God Bless Him and keep Him safe..

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