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Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
First United Methodist Church
100 W. Cossitt Ave.
La Grange, IL
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Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018
2:00 PM
First United Methodist Church
100 W. Cossitt Ave.
La Grange, IL
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Joseph F. "Joe" Miks

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Joseph F. "Joe" Miks Obituary
Joseph F. Miks, age 72, of Indian Head Park, formerly of Hinsdale and Waukegan. US Army Vietnam 1970-1971 Veteran. Beloved husband of Paula "Polly" Walgren (nee Krupko) for a wonderful 20 years. Loving father of James "Jimmy" (Christine) Miks and Meghan (Patrick) Carey. Cherished step-father of Chris (Mary) Walgren, Kate (Sean) Handel, and Tim (Kate) Walgren. Devoted grandfather of Madison and Molly Miks, and Quinn and Chloe Carey. Dedicated step-grandfather of Cole, Charlotte, Natalie, Tyler, Reed, Owen, and Brandt. Dear brother of JoAnne (Doug) Pekkarinen and Evelyn Miks. Fond uncle of Joe, James, Jeanine, Jon, and Jason. Friend of many. Joseph loved running; health; sports, especially the Chicago Cubs and Northwestern Wild Cats; beer; laughter; music; travel; and above all spending special time with family and friends, especially babysitting his grandchildren. Welcome and reception 1:00PM until time of Memorial Service 2:00PM Saturday, October 13, 2018 at First United Methodist Church, 100 W. Cossitt Ave., La Grange, IL 60525. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to by visiting , clicking on the "donate" button, and following the directions online, or by sending a check to 225 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1200, Chicago, IL 60601, including Joe's name in the memo field. Arrangements entrusted to Hallowell & James Funeral Home: (708) 352-6500 or hjfunerals.com
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication from Sept. 16 to Sept. 20, 2018
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