Chicago, IL -- Martin P. Haluska, 61, passed away unexpectedly in Thorek Hospital and Medical Center in Chicago on Thursday, March 12, 2009. He was born in Racine on January 31, 1948, the son of the late Martin H. and Joyce E. (nee: Lojeski) Haluska.
Marty had been employed by the J.I .Case Co. for over 10 years, and was a member of U.A.W. Local 180. He served his country with the U.S. Army. Marty was an avid bowler and enjoyed playing and watching baseball.
Surviving are his sister Joy (James) Mahoney of Wild Rose, WI, their children James S. (Kim) Mahoney and Estie (Tony) Marnell; step-mother Margaret Haluska all of Racine; step-brothers and sisters, Anne (Michael) Cundari, Oliver Johnson, Gerald Johnson, Elizabeth "Cricket" (Ed Carpino) Johnson, Pam Kratochvil, Ronald Edmonston, and Carol (Jim) Hansen. His other nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends further survive him.
His funeral service will be held in the funeral home on Wednesday, March 18, at 11 a.m., with Rev. Jeffrey M. Thielen officiating. Visitation will be in the funeral home on Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service. Burial, with full military honors, will be in Southern Wisconsin Veterans Cemetery.
DRAEGER-LANGENDORF FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY
4600 County Line Rd., Racine 262-552-9000