Monday, March 22, 2010

Joseph W. Horvath Sr.

Joseph W. Horvath Sr., 87, passed away at HCR Manor Care, Kenosha, on Monday March 22, 2010. Joe was born in Racine on November 23, 1922, the son of Steve and Mary Horvath. He was united in marriage to Violet Jorgensen in Norman, Oklahoma, on November 13, 1943. Joe served in the United States Marine Corps during World War II earning the rank of Sergeant at the time of his honorable discharge.

He was a tool and die maker for Sterling Company, Badger Company and retired from Frost Company after many years of service. In his later years, Joe worked at Oh Dennis Saloon and Charcoal House, pre-cooking their famous ribs.

Joe is survived by two sons, Joseph (Maureen) Horvath of Savannah, Georgia, Gary Horvath of Racine; two sisters, Irene Smith of Franksville, Mary Kowalsky of Racine; and one brother, Steve Horvath Jr. of Racine. He is further survived by other relatives and many dear friends. Joe was preceded in death by his wife, Violet, on March 25, 1990. In keeping with Joe’s wishes private services were held at Sturino Funeral Home.

Sturino Funeral Home
3014 Northwestern Ave., Racine 262 632-4479

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