Joseph Auskalnis, age 84, Chicago native, US Air Force Veteran, passed away peacefully on September 12, 2021. Loving husband of 61 years to Maryann Auskalnis, nee Salvo; Beloved father to the late Toni Lynn (David) Leong and Joseph (Nina) Auskalnis; Cherished grandpa to Susannah, Nicole, Jonathan (Julie), Jake, and Luke; Recently becoming great-grandpa to Emma Lynn; Dear brother to Richard (Adela) Auskalnis; Special friend to Sadie and Annie. Visitation for Joseph will be from 3-8 PM on Thursday, September 16, at Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, 4727 W 103rd, Oak Lawn. Funeral to begin at the Funeral Home on Friday, September 17, at 9:15 AM, processing to St. Catherine of Alexandria Church for a 10 AM Funeral Mass. Interment St. Casimir Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
, 501 St. Jude Pl, Memphis, TN 38105, or to Misericordia, 6300 N Ridge, Chicago, IL 60660.
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Published by Chicago Sun-Times on Sep. 15, 2021.