Polka audio icon ‘Big Daddy’ Marshall Lackowski dies at age 85

Even if you didn’t know how to polka, Major Daddy acquired you to at the very least attempt.

The iconic “La Dee Da” polka musician Marshall Lackowski, greater identified by his phase name, Massive Daddy, died Saturday early morning of congestive heart failure.

He was 85. 

“He genuinely was an amazing individual that cherished just about every individual that came in contact with him,” Lackowski’s spouse of 50 yrs, Mary Ann Lackowski, stated Monday. “He was a gentle spirit, he constantly was uplifting and guiding folks spiritually. He practiced what he preached.”

Just before the identify Huge Daddy was the title for polka songs in Michigan and further than, Lackowski of Parisville in Huron County began his new music job in the 1950s, with his brothers, William and Clarence, in the Lackowski Brothers Orchestra playing gigs in the Thumb area.