Joseph R. Blaha

Blaha, Joseph R. Veteran of U.S. Navy. Beloved husband of Bertha (nee Dominik) married for 66 years; loving father of Joseph (Diane), Sharon (Don) Wilson, Gail and Laura; grandfather of Alyssa, Kelly, Steven Mulhern, Megan (Dez) Vitale, Jonathon, Shariah, Jahzy and the late Michael; great-grandfather of 8; fond brother of Laverne Kowalski; brother-in-law of Trudie Reinbacher, Marilyn Jerger and Carl Dominik; uncle of many nieces and nephews. Member of St. Benedict Holy Name Society for many years. Avid Cubs fan and worked for the organization for 19 years. Funeral Tuesday 10:00 am from Grein Funeral Directors 2114 W. Irving Park Rd. to St. Benedict Church, 10:30 am Mass. Interment Maryhill Cemetery. Visitation Monday 4:00 to 9:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Benedict Parish 2215 W. Irving Park Rd., Chicago 60618. For info call 773-588-6336 or

Funeral Home

Grein Funeral Directors
2114 West Irving Park Road Chicago, IL 60618
(773) 588-6336

Published in Chicago Sun-Times on July 21, 2013