Missouri Valley Special Collections
Advanced Search | Help | My Favorites
All Images Local History Index  
add to favorites | reference url back to results previous next
A Very Tough Act to Follow
Not available online
TitleA Very Tough Act to Follow
AbstractTribute to Elizabeth Kostelac of Kansas City who died March 29, 2011. Kostelac taught ice and roller skating at the Pla-Mor Ballroom at Linwood and Main. She also performed at the Pla-Mor's water shows performing a "phenomenal trick . . . diving from the rafters 40 feet up, with her cape aflame, she plunged toward the water and its kerosene-soaked surface. In the stunt's grand finale, a flash of fire exploded as she broke the surface." Kostelac became active in many local organizations and was a founding member of the Hyde Park Crimie Patrol, as well as "balancing the books for homeowner dues and such things" for Janssen Place for 30 years.
AuthorMargaret Schmitz Rizzo
DateApril 30, 2011
SourceThe Kansas City Star
LocationMicrofilm
Column NameRemembrances
PageA19
SubjectEntertainers
Local SubjectJanssen Place Residential District
Kostelac, Betty
Obituaries
IllustrationsYes
Item TypeNewspaper Article
Access This ItemThis document is not available online. You may come to the Missouri Valley Room to view it or request a photocopy from the Library's Document Delivery service. http://www.kclibrary.org/copy-requests
CONTENTdm number39653
add to favorites | reference url: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,39653 back to results previous next