Stephen J. Hasmonek, age 80, resident of Skokie for 50 years, World War II Veteran, Technical Director for NBC-Channel 5 for 37 years, passed away peacefully, at home, February 2, 2005. Beloved husband of the late Gladys, nee Heis; loving father of Joyce, John (Joanne), Richard (Regina), Susan (Daniel) Furjanic and David (Cathy); proud grandfather of Jeffrey, Matthew, Kelsey, Milan, Chloe and Sophia; dear brother of Anne York, the late Joseph, Lawrence, Katherine, John, Frances, Christine, Mary, Rosemarie and Stephanie; dearest uncle of Lance, Wayne, Joan, Frank, Sharon and many other nieces and nephews; fond brother-in-law of Grace Kundrath, Ralph (Judy) Heis, Richard Heis and Ruth (Robert) Inglis. Funeral Monday, 9:30 a.m. from Haben Funeral Home, 8057 Niles Center Rd., Skokie. Mass of the Resurrection 10 a.m. at St. Lambert Church, 8148 Karlov, Skokie. Interment Maryhill Cemetery, Niles. Visitation Sunday, 1 to 6 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Parkinson Disease Assoc., 2050 Pfingsten Rd., suite 127, Glenview, IL 60025 or Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund, 500 N. Dearborn, suite 305, Chicago, IL 60010. Funeral info: 847-673-6111.
Published in Chicago Tribune from Feb. 4 to Feb. 6, 2005.