Balskus, Rev. Charles Paul Age 73. Ordained April 29, 1965. First assignment at St. William, last assignment at St. Christina, retired to St. Mary Star of the Sea. Loving son to the late Charles V. Balskus and the late Patricia Balskus (nee Petras). Beloved brother to Jackie (Nick) Mathys, Marytherese Patras, Bill (Karla) Balskus and Mike (Mary Ellen) Balskus. Dear uncle to Chuck (Michelle), Mark (Dee-Dee), Michelle (Paul), Emily (Andrew), Ben, Tim, Elizabeth, Tricia, Sasha, Chrisse, and Marinna. Great-uncle to Rachel, Gabrielle, Andrew and Lindsay. Golfing buddy and friend to many. Lying in state at St. Mary Star of the Sea Church, 6435 S. Kilbourn, Chicago, IL, Monday from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm and Tuesday from 9:00 am to 10:00 am, with the Funeral Mass following at 10:30 am. Interment St. Casimir Cemetery. Arrangements by WOLNIAK FUNERAL HOME 773-767-4500 or www.wolniakfuneralhome.com
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Published in Chicago Sun-Times on Feb. 24, 2013