Joseph P. Shemoski, 91, of Belleville, Ill., born Thursday, Jan. 29, 1925, in East St. Louis, Ill., died Monday, April 11, 2016 at Red Bud Regional Hospital in Red Bud, Ill.
Joseph worked as an inspector for Consolidated Aluminum Corporation in Madison, Ill. He was a member of the Yorktown Senior Golf League and a United States Marine veteran serving in World War II.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Marilyn, nee Walker, Shemoski; four sisters; and a brother.
Surviving are his children, Becky (Gary) Wilson of Waterloo, Ill., Rick (Lori) Shemoski of Palos Park, Ill., and Sandra (Jim) Landress of Castle Berry, Fla.; seven grandchildren, Ryan Wilson, Brooke Wilson, Megan Wilson, Paige (Mike) Stryczek, Amanda (Mike) Miranda, Erin (Dennis) Hawes, and Lauren (Eric) Royer; and six great-grandchildren, Fiona Wilson, Ava Stryczek, Brayden Stryczek, Emma Miranda, Jaxson Miranda, and Audrey Hawes.
Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project. Condolences may be expressed online at www.kurrusfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit from 9:30 to 10 a.m. Monday, April 25, 2016 at Kurrus Funeral Home, Belleville, Ill.
Funeral: A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, April 25, 2016 at Kurrus Funeral Home. Family interment will follow at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
KURRUS FUNERAL HOME, Belleville, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Apr. 24, 2016