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May 2, 2014 11:00 AM

Don Lipovac, polka king of KCK, will be missed

Some musicians are so beloved that the faithful follow them around the country, gig to gig. But how many have played the accordion? At least one: Don Lipovac, the polka king from Kansas City, Kan. Lipovac, who died last Saturday at 79, also mentored hundreds of young people in his quest to preserve Slavic cultural heritage.

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