Joseph M. Barberich
September 8, 1921 - July 16, 2020
July 23, 2020 | 12:30 P.M.
- Yurs Funeral Home
July 23, 2020 | 1:00 P.M.
- Yurs Funeral Home St. Charles
Union Cemetery St. Charles
Joseph M. Barberich, 98, of Land O’ Lakes Florida, formerly of St. Charles, IL died Thursday, July 16, 2020 at Baldomero Lopez State Veterans’ Nursing Home in Land O’ Lakes Florida. He was born September 8, 1921 in Omaha, Nebraska.
Joseph was a WWII Veteran serving in the US Marines Corp. He saw front line combat duty in the South Pacific. He was a member of the St. Charles Moose and St. John Neumann Catholic Church. Before his retirement in 1981, he had been employed by Diamond International for 30 years as a lithographer.
He is survived by his daughter, Karen (Donald) Hansen of Champaign, Il and three grandchildren, five great grandchildren and several great-great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Lorraine, and daughter, Patti (Bill) Henry, 3 brothers and 2 sisters and many nieces and nephews.
Joe was an avid sports fan. He spent many hours watching the St Charles High School Saints, the Chicago White Sox and the Chicago Blackhawks. In his quiet moments he enjoyed looking out his windows at the various wild birds. Black and white movies from the 1920’ and 30’s were also a favorite pastime. During his active years, he enjoyed dancing and bowling with friends.
Visitation will be Thursday from 12:30 P.M. until 1:00 P.M. Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Thursday, July 23rd at Yurs Funeral Home in St. Charles. Burial will be at Union Cemetery, St. Charles
For more, information, please call Yurs Funeral Home of St. Charles, 630-584-0060 or at their website, www.yursfuneralhomes.com.
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