Stanisha, Ladi J. Age 85, of Plymouth, died Feb. 22, 2014. Born on Feb. 21, 1929, in Novo Mesto, Slovenia. Retired MN Orchestra violinist of 30 years who trained at the Juilliard School of Music. Performed music liturgy at the Church of St. Agnes in St. Paul. Past violinist with both the Indianapolis and Dallas Symphony Orchestras. Acted as first president and Concert Master of the Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra in 1945. Survived by wife, Joan; children, Mark of Dallas, TX, Noreen Oswalt (Mike) of Pittsburgh, PA, Roni Last (Tom) of Apple Valley, MN; 8 grandchildren, 7 step-grandchildren; brother Lou (Mary Joan) of Pittsburgh, PA; nieces, nephews, and cousins. Preceded in death by his parents, Louis and Anna and daughter, Carol. A memorial service honoring Ladi is planned for Thurs., Feb. 27 at 12 Noon with a visitation from 10-12, luncheon to follow, all at: Edina Chapel 952-920-3996 West 50th St. & Hwy 100

Published on February 26, 2014

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