Joseph E. Kulaga

Joseph Edward Kulaga, 79, of DeRidder, LA, passed from this life on Friday, September 24, 2021.


Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of sixty-one years, Margie Kulaga of DeRidder, LA; daughters, Darlene Maricle and Michael Lane of Rosepine, LA, Tammy Aycock and Kevin of DeRidder, LA, Sherri Johnson and James of DeRidder, LA, Melanie Kulaga and Maria Coronado of Harlingen, TX, Michelle Cardy and David of DeRidder, LA; brothers, Mike Kulaga and Carla of DeRidder, LA, David Kulaga of DeRidder, LA; sisters, Libby Cline and Donnie of DeRidder, LA, Beverly Keel and Dale of DeRidder, LA, Jo Lynn Kulaga of DeRidder, LA, Lanie Laughlin and Gerald of DeRidder, LA; grandchildren, Blake Maricle and Taylor, Brittany Howell and Russell, Benjamin Cardy and Derek, Jessica Blankenbaker and John, Randall Aycock and Chelsea, Zachary Cardy and Camryn, Hannah Cardy, Lindsey Williams and Matthew, Wyatt Maricle and Brittany, Molly Thompson and Dustin, Sarah Johnson, Melanie Cardy; twenty great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends.


He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Helen Kulaga; brothers, Eugene Kulaga, Henry Kulaga; sisters, Rose Mary Kulaga, Patti Farris.


Visitation will be held on Friday, October 1, 2021 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Myers Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder, LA. Funeral service will be at 10:00 AM, Saturday, October 2, 2021, also at Myers Colonial Funeral Home. Reverend Zeke Padilla and Reverend Bill Smith will officiate the service. Pallbearers will be Blake Maricle, Benjamin Cardy, Randall Aycock, Wyatt Maricle, Zachary Cardy, Matthew Williams, Dustin Thompson, Corey Calcote. Burial will follow at Marlow Cemetery in Pitkin, LA.


In lieu of flowers, please make contributions in memory of Joseph Kulaga to the Dementia Society of America by mail to PO Box 600, Doylestown, PA 18901 or online www. DementiaSociety.org/donate.