JOSEPH S. OBRADOVITZ
Born: August 22, 1931
Died: May 13, 2020
Graveside Celebration of Life & Interment:
Friday, May 15, 2020 at 1:30 pm
St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery, Palatine, IL
Joseph S. Obradovitz, 88, a resident of Schaumburg since 1968 and formerly of Chicago was born on August 22, 1931 in Chicago to Steve and Maria (nee Milkovitz), and passed away peacefully on May 13, 2020 in Elk Grove Village. Joseph was a proud US Army Veteran serving as a paratrooper in the 47th Armored Infantry Battalion during the Korean Conflict. He loved casinos, dogs and building model airplanes. He retired from School District 54 working as a custodian at Michael Collins Elementary and Mead Jr. High Schools.
He was the adoring husband of 44 years to the late Joan (nee Stramel); loving father of Michael (Mary)₩, Dawn Davis, Donna Hanetho and Deana (Nick) Verros; fond grandfather of Joshua, Jessica and Ryan Davis; Tyler Jack and Wyatt; Blake and Kacie Hanetho; and Ava, Alexis and Alec Verros; dear brother of the late John (Hertha); fond uncle of William (Christine) and dear friend to many. He will be missed by all those whose lives he touched.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in Joseph’s name to either a local food pantry or a charity of your choice.
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